Mathematics Computing


Welcome to the Purdue Department of Mathematics Computing website. Please see the Resource links above, or the growing Frequently Asked Questions page on the department wiki server.

Get computer help with the Helpdesk Request form if the FAQ does not help you solve your problem.

Users from participating institutions can use the eduroam service to connect to the wireless network .

Request new Department of Mathematics user accounts via the account request page. Your Departmental username and password is required.

Remote access to department sunray servers is available through the SFB software

Popular FAQs and summarized answers:

How do I use my Math email account?

The web interfaces for Purdue's myMail and Outlook are immediately available. There are also instructions for setting up a full-featured email client for myMail and instructions for configuring Outlook to use Purdue's Exchage server.

How do I change my Math password?

If your current password is valid and known, you can change it by logging into MathNet.

How do I reset my Math password?

If you've forgotten your password, or your account has been locked, and you have previously set your security challenge questions, you can set a new password.

How do I use the Math printers?

See Science IT's information on setting up printers.

"Should I ever send my password over email?"  or "Is this a real email?"

No! and Probably not. Feel free to ask, however.