Technology on Campus


Students at Baylor have access to a wide variety of technology services on campus. Click the links below to discover some of the many technology services available to students.

Activate Your Bear ID
All incoming students should activate their Bear ID online before coming to campus. Your Bear ID gives you access to campus computers, email, Airbear (wireless network), and many other technology services. Click on the link above to activate your Bear ID.

Computer Recommendations
Some of the questions most frequently asked by students coming to Baylor are “what kind of computer should I bring?”, “what kind of software should I use?” and “do I need a printer?” If you find yourself asking questions like these, click on the link above for recommendations on hardware and software to use at Baylor.

Purchase Computers & Software
Students at Baylor University have access to online stores from Apple Computer, Dell Computer, GovConnection and several other hardware and software resellers. Students purchasing items through these stores receive special academic pricing on most items, including computers and software. Click on the link above to access the online stores.

SAVE $$$ on Microsoft Windows and Office!!
Baylor offers students Windows Vista for $10 or Windows 7 Ultimate (32 or 64-bit) for $15, and
Office 2008 Standard for Macs, Office 2011 Standard for Macs and Office 2010 Pro Plus for $15.
Click here for more information or contact the Baylor Bookstore at 710-6967.


Connect In Your Residence Hall
Students living in the residence halls have access to a variety of technology services (including high-speed internet connection and cable television) and support through Resnet. Find out more about Resnet and the services they offer by clicking the link above or visiting http://www.baylor.edu/resnet/.

Using the Wireless Network
Baylor's wireless network, called Airbear, covers 99% of academic buildings on campus. For information on equipment, connection instructions, coverage maps and more, click on the link above or visit http://www.baylor.edu/airbear/.

Check Your Email
Baylor provides web-based access to email for all students. Check your email at https://mail.baylor.edu. NOTE: You must first activate your Bear ID (http://www.baylor.edu/activatebearid/) before you will be able to login to your email account.

Get More Info
To learn about computer facilities on campus, printing on campus, internet services for students, personal home pages, email, or technology policies, visit the online Student Technology Guide at http://www.baylor.edu/techguide/ or by clicking the link above.