Start your journey at CDU by checking off these items on the Tech Checklist.
Login to Populi
Click on the link you received to set up your password.
Populi is the system you will use to view student announcements, register for classes, view your final grades, request transcripts, etc.
Get familiar with the various features in Populi.
Access your CDU Emil
It is very important that you monitor your CDU email for important communications from CDU faculty and staff.
You can get to your CDU email directly from the Email link in Populi or you can browse to gmail.com and enter your CDU email address.
Set up your Laptop
Review the CDU laptop requirements.
Make sure you have a reliable, broadband internet connection.
Ensure that your laptop has an anti-virus installed.
Back up your data regularly.
Install Zoom on your laptop for synchronous class meetings.
Install Adobe Acrobat Reader to read .pdf class resources.
Create a Microsoft 365 account using your CDU email and get free access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint online.
Get Technical Assistance
IT Help Desk
The IT Help Desk is the first point of contact for assistance with technology at CDU.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Time