The Department of Information Technology (DoIT) welcomes you to Barry University - Students

The listing below summarizes a few of the primary services that you’ll be using.  Visit our support site at for further information on all of our services.

 Account Information

A BarryNet account is created for every newly accepted applicants and currently enrolled students.  It provides access to campus PC’s, on-line resources, the wireless network and Student Planning portal (Self-Service).  Your BarryNet account is your identity on the network. As such, it is imperative you do not share your password with anyone. Password changes are required every 180 days. You can find information on updating your security questions, changing your password at any time as well as for information on creating strong a password and managing your recovery email address and phone by visiting Accounts and Passwords.

Your BarryNet account will be removed from the system once your student status become inactive for two or more consecutive semesters (excluding Summer terms).


 Secure your Account

Multi-Factor Authentication

We're committed to enhancing our Identity Protection strategy and ensuring the security of our systems. As part of this effort, we are using Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) with Microsoft

Instructions installing Microsoft Authenticator App on Mobile Devices: 

Password Manager

Barry University has an official password manager system that is available for use by all faculty, staff and student workers.  It reduces risks by protecting access to Barry University resources.  Using this, individuals can:   

  • Store credentials or secrets for different platforms
  • Generate secure passwords

To learn more and access the password manager for student workers, visit Password Manager for University Use or Recommended Password Managers for Personal Use.

 E-mail (Office 365)

Every student of the university is provided an e-mail address, and it is the official address to which the university will send communications. Your e-mail address is in the format: or

Students are required to periodically check their Barry e-mail. Class distribution lists are automatically created for each class at the beginning of the semester, and are automatically updated throughout the semester. Faculty can send e-mail messages to their classes using class distribution lists.

Email accounts are hosted by Microsoft, you are provided with 50 gigabyte (GB) of e-mail storage, OneDrive for Business 1 terabyte (TB) of storage, Office Online, and the Office suite can be installed on 5 personal devices. 

In an effort to prevent the university from being identified as a location of spamming, you are limited to sending a message to a maximum of 500 individual recipients at any given time, regardless of whether the addresses are displayed individually or combined in a personal distribution list.

As a Barry University alumni you can keep, and can continue to use your Barry email account, as this is an e-mail account hosted with Microsoft, as long as, you access your email account at least one time per year. Your or account provides you a 50 GB lifetime e-mail account.

Students that are no longer enrolled at Barry University are not eligible for the offering of Office 365 such as OneDrive for Business, Office Online, and the Office suite. After you graduate, your Office 365 subscription through Barry University ends. You may enroll in commercial Microsoft offer. You should make sure to transfer all your files from your school OneDrive to your personal OneDrive prior to graduation.

If you do not graduate from Barry University your BarryNet and email accounts as well as all Office 365 offerings will be removed from the system once your student status become inactive for two or more consecutive semesters (excluding Summer terms).

 Student E-mail Policy

All students are provided a Barry e-mail address, and it is the official address to which the university will send communications. Students are required to periodically check their Barry e-mail.

Take a moment to read through the student e-mail policy.

 Self-Service Portal

Self-Service Portal is an online application that allows you to view your records and perform specific transactions. 

What can I view in the Self-Service Portal?

  • Student can view and print their financial aid award letter.
  • Check if you are missing any documentation requested by the Financial Aid Office
  • View a checklist to help you stay on top of your financial aid steps
  • Download your financial aid notifications
  • Ability to see notifications (hold restrictions) that may prevent registration.
  • Students can communicate with advisors to approve course plans and register for courses by term.
  • Students can review their proposed schedules with their advisors. They cannot register for the courses without their advisor’s approval.
  • Advisors and students can map out the time it will take students to graduate.
  • Integrated scheduling lets students easily search for course sections and pick the ones that fit their schedule directly from the approved course plan.
  • Students can export their list of required courses to various calendar tools, also available on their mobile device.
  • Student can view and print their unofficial transcript (regardless of balance).
  • Receive your account summary each semester
  • Student can grant Proxy Access to give permission to anyone who should also view your financial aid, registration, and/or student account.

 Computing Assistance

The IT Support Desk is intended to be the primary point of contact between the Department of Information Technology and faculty, staff and students seeking IT support services. The support structure for individuals who need assistance is the following:

Visit for on-line support to search our knowledgebase articles, submit request for services through our Service Catalog, and view your support tickets and Virtual, In-Person Assistance.

 Access On-Line Resources from Anywhere

Access the resources you need…
Anytime – Anywhere – Your Way!
Access to internal resources is available using any one of the two methods described below.

1. Virtual Applications

Barry's cloud environment allows remote access to internal online resources and software found on PC’s in the computers labs. Virtual applications can also be accessed by visiting, login with your email address and password.

2. Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Barry University’s Virtual Private Network allows you to connect to the university from off-campus, providing access to internal network resources. You can access VPN by visiting, login using your BarryNet username and password. Your username is before the @ symbol in your e-mail address.

 BarryNet Wireless

Wireless access to the University’s resources is available throughout the Miami Shores campus, as well as at remote Barry University locations. Barry Wireless provides secure, wireless access to BarryUWireless wireless, and access requires authentication using a BarryNet account. Visit Wireless Connectivity for information on how to configure your cell phone, laptop, tablet, and for a listing of wireless locations.

Follow the configuration wizard after you connect to the “Connect To Barry Wireless” network on your laptop.

Barry University also offers a guest network, BarryUGuest at many locations, allowing visitors to connect to the Internet while visiting.


 Personal Software & Computer Purchases

DoIT provides discounted software and computers through special purchase programs with Microsoft and Dell.

 Public Access Computers and Printing

There are over 179 computers available for students to use throughout campus, including 96 laptops that can be checked-out for up to one day through self-service kiosks. Students can print from public access PC’s around campus, or from their own device to printers located throughout campus.

Landon Student Union

  • 5 PCs

  • 24 Laptops

  • 1 Printer/Multifunction Device (Printing/Copying/Scanning)


  • 73 PCs

  • 24 Laptops

  • 4 Printers/Multifunction Devices (Printing/Copying/Scanning)


  • 12 Laptops

Thompson Hall

  • 5 PCs

  • 12 Laptops

  • 1 Printer/Multifunction Device (Printing/Copying/Scanning)

Wiegand Hall

  • 24 Laptops

  • 1 Printer/Multifunction Device (Printing/Copying/Scanning)

Charger check out kiosk

  • 24 charges available for 24-hour check-out to power personal electronic devices

Multifunction devices are also available in the Library, Powers 1st floor hallway, Garner Hall 1st floor hallway, Wiegand 1st floor lobby, Thompson Hall 1st floor lobby, Landon Atrium, Podiatry building, Kolasa Hall, Benincasa Hall and Bevilacqua Hall.  Visit Student Printing and Copying for printing cost, options for paying for wireless printing and instructions for using the printers.

13 group study rooms are available throughout the Library, and all are equipped with technology that allow students to collaborate on class assignments with large screen displays and hardware that allows personal devices such as laptops to mirror wirelessly to the screen.

Computing Facilities

  • Please visit for the current hours of operation, or call (305) 899-3893

 DoIT Policies

A listing of IT policies can be found at


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