The Department of Information Technology (DoIT) welcomes you to Barry University - Faculty and Staff

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 provides access to campus PC’s, e-mail, online resources, the wireless network and Workday. Your BarryNet account is your identity on the network. As such it is imperative you not share your password with anyone. Password changes are required every 180 days. You can find information on the password policy, creating a strong password, updating your security questions, and managing your recovery email address and phone by visiting Accounts and Passwords. You can change your password at any time by visiting

Accounts are renamed and removed based on information entered in Workday. If your account needs to be renamed, please update Workday with the correct information.

For more detailed information on all available technology resources, be sure to visit the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) online at

 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, visit Password Manager for University Use.

 E-mail (Office 365)

Every employee of the university is provided with an e-mail address. Your e-mail address is in the format:

Your office PC is configured to access your e-mail using Microsoft Outlook, and can be used as your personal information manager. Your email account not only allows you to send and receive e-mail, it allows you to schedule meetings, update your calendar with appointments, and keep a listing of contacts. 

Email accounts are hosted by Microsoft, you are provided with 100 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. You can archive older messages to Online Archive.

A global address book displays a listing of all active mail accounts within the university. 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. Distribution lists that contain over 500 e-mail addresses can be created by special request.

  •  OneDrive for Business

    OneDrive for Business is Microsoft's cloud-based file storage and sharing service. OneDrive for Business is a collaboration tool where you can securely store, share and sync your documents across all your devices, and access them anywhere, at any time, both online and offline. You can also save Word/Excel/PowerPoint online documents into your own OneDrive space. These documents can be edited directly in the browser.

    Employees should ensure their work data is stored in OneDrive for Business, and not exclusively on their local PC.

  • 100 GB email storage and 1 TB OneDrive for Business storage.

  • Personal distribution lists are limited to 500.

  • Lists over 500 can be created by special request.

  • Documentation on mailbox management, archiving and other Outlook features is available at E-Mail.

  • View your e-mail on-line at on the Home tab.

 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 on campus who need assistance is the following:

Visit to search knowledgebase articles, submit request for services through our Service Catalog, and view your support tickets.

 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, such as Colleague, network printers and department shared drives.

 Campus Communications

Finding E-mail addresses and Phone Numbers

An on-line campus directory is available, allowing queries with results that provide phone numbers and e-mail addresses. For a more detailed employee search, utilize the Workday Directory.

Faculty and Staff

Campus wide e-mail messages for employees are distributed by Marketing and Communications and other designated bulk mail senders (eg. HR, President’s office). ALL employees are automatically and permanently subscribed to the Barry News e-mail list. While you will not be able to opt out of important messages (such as those from the Campus Safety, Human Resources, the IT Support Desk and Information Security Office), you can decide whether or not you would like to receive other types of messages on an ongoing basis, by allowing you to opt out of certain message categories. Some messages will include a link giving you the ability to opt out of receiving future messages in the same category.  To distribute messages to all employees, you will need to submit a New Project Request by visiting The Department of Marketing and Communications will review the message and send it to the Barry community if the content is appropriate for distribution. They will also post the content to BUCWIS if requested.


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. 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.

Campus wide e-mail messages for students are distributed by Student Services. The Student Web is the best way to distribute stories of interest to students. Submit your stories as a New Project Request by visiting

Campus Communications

  • Use the On-line Directory to find names, numbers and e-mail addresses.

  • Messages intended for all employees can be submitted to Marketing and Communications at

  • Student Services can send messages to all currently registered students.

  • Use class distribution lists in your email’s global address list.


E-mail lists for marketing purposes require special configuration and must follow specific guidelines for creation and updates. This is necessary for SPAM control. We are required to follow strict guidelines to maintain our whitelist status with the major e-mail providers (aol; yahoo; gmail).

Distribution lists are used for communication with internal users. Listservs are used to communicate with both internal and external users OR simply external users. If you need either one of these e-mail lists created, submit a request to or visit Email Services.

No Spam

  • Help keep Barry from being blacklisted by following the e-marketing guidelines.


 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, BUGuest at many locations, allowing visitors to connect to the Internet while visiting.  Do not connect to BUGuest if you have a Barry email address.



 Personal Software & Computer Purchases

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

 Conferencing and Media Services

Audiovisual Equipment

Audiovisual equipment is available for Faculty and Staff to check out or have delivered to scheduled meetings or classes. Some of this equipment includes LCD projectors, Laptops and document cameras. For more information or to submit a request for audiovisual equipment please click here.


DoIT has in place a backbone for state-of-the-art videoconferencing solutions for the University, and is responsible for providing and supporting all videoconferencing services offered to the Barry Community. Click here for further information or to fill out a videoconferencing request.

Hybrid Events 

Hybrid event support allows Barry university faculty and staff at remote locations to view live main campus events via a designated video streaming platform. If you would like to request hybrid event support click here.


Telephone and Unified Communications 

Telephone Services

Telephone service provide to Barry employees include interoffice, local, and long distance voice communications, telephony support, mobile phone, as well as voicemail service for official Barry University business functions.

Unified Communications by Cisco

More than just a desk phone, Unified Communications and Collaboration system integrate various applications, including instant messaging, voicemail, presence information, audio, video and web conferencing.  

  • Cisco Phones
  • Jabber
  • WebEx



Need to work away from the office?  If so, you can be just as productive, with access to most of the features, functionalities, resources and services you have in the office, visit Telecommuting for available resources.


University Policies

A listing of IT policies can be found at

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