IT Help for New Students

Welcome to Drury University. As a new student there are many questions you have as you enter this important chapter in your life. Our goal is to offer you some important information on technology here at Drury as well as answer any questions you may have related to the use of technology (i.e. wireless access, Free Microsoft Office, computer services offered, FAQs, where to go for help, and much more).

How I do contact the Drury University Help Desk for technical support?

  • You can email us at
  • Call our office at (417) 873-7300
  • Visit us in person at our new help desk office now located in the Olin Library.
  • Submit a help desk ticket using the help desk request link found on our technical support website at

Login Problems?

Your Drury student email login will not work until you reset your current password using the password reset found in MyDrury. Just login into MyDrury then click on Home and then click on the Password Reset link with the lock icon.

If you are not able to login into MyDrury then please contact our help desk for assistance.

Free Microsoft Office and 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage now included with your Student Office 365 Email Account:

Office 365 email now includes the Microsoft Office suite free of charge. You will now be able to work in the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and much more. You can install your Microsoft Office software on up to 5 compatible PCs and Macs, plus 5 tablets (including iPad!) including smartphones. Personal files can be saved online in your 1TB OneDrive included with the Office 365 so it can be accessed no matter which device is being used.

Email on your Devices

We now have online guides for configuring your Drury email on your smartphone at Smartphone Email Guides support page. 

Discounts for buying computer software?

Yes, we do have significant discounts for Adobe and other software products. You can find our online store by visiting your student technical support website at or by going directly to

Recommended Computers:

Visit our support webpage Recommended Computers for New Students for details.

How do I connect to Drury’s Network?

Ethernet:   Most of our student housing will have wired connections to the campus network. Each residence hall room has one connection per occupant.

Wireless Setup:  In order to be connected to the wireless network, you will need to configure a profile for our Panthers wireless on your computer. We now have the wireless configuration guides available online at Campus Wireless Guides support website or you can bring your computer to our help desk office.

Wireless Coverage Areas:  All student housing and most of the campus has wireless coverage except for a few isolated areas near the edge of the campus.

Technical Support Questions: If you have a computer problem or question, contact our help desk office at or by phone (417) 873-7300. 

Help Desk Office Hours and Services for Students 

Technical Support: If you have a computer or technology related problem or question, contact our help desk office at or by phone (417) 873-7300. 

Walk-In Help Desk Office Hours: 8am to 5pm Monday-Friday.

Phone Support Hours: Fall and Spring Semesters Hours are Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm, Fridays 8pm-5pm, Saturday Noon to 4pm and Sunday 1pm to 4pm

Please note that our current summer walk-in and phone hours are 8am-5pm Monday-Friday

Location: Our help desk office is now located on the main floor in the Olin Library.

Technology Services Help Desk
(417) 873-7300