Service Notice: The Moodle Service will be retired 10/1/2014.

Self-Service Password Reset

Self-Service Password Reset is a tool that allows all students, faculty, and staff to change or reset a forgotten GC network account password via the web, as well as unlock their GC network accounts without having to contact the Help Desk. Registration is required for first time users.

Access this service through the GC Portal


Through Microsoft Exchange's Outlook Web Access (OWA), users can access email services, calendar items, tasks, contacts, set message rules, and change your Graduate Center network account password. You may access any mailbox to which you have permissions through OWA and can even recover email deleted within the past 7 days. Please note, the features of OWA are limited when using web browsers other than Internet Explorer.

Access this service through the GC Portal

Remote Computing

Remote Computing is a service that provides access for the Graduate Center community to many academic software titles as well as personal and share drives. 

Access this service through the GC Portal

CUNY Blackboard

Blackboard is a web-based courseware management system for use by instructors and students. Instructors create virtual classrooms by posting course materials which may include documents, presentations, and audio and video files. Students may access these learning materials, participate in interactive online instruction, and create their own research projects.

Access this service through the GC Portal


The web based survey service Opinio allows Graduate Center faculty and staff to easily design, publish, and manage online surveys. To utilize this service, interested parties must email the Help Desk to request a user account. Students wishing to conduct online surveys through Opinio must contact and gain approval from their departments.

Access this service through the GC Portal

Document Management (WFS)

Web File Services (WFS) is a web-based file storage system that provides the following services and features:

  • File Storage
  • File Sharing 
  • Secure storage of documents and media files
  • Collaborative document management
  • Access with your GC network username and password

Access this service through the GC Portal

Website Services

Website Services is a platform that allows Graduate Center staff, faculty, and students to easily create websites for a variety of purposes including conference and group sites, CVs and personal sites, and general interest blogs. Using their Graduate Center user name and password, interested parties will gain instant access to a variety of themes, plugins and templates to begin building their website.

Access this service through the GC Portal


Listserv software enables people who belong to a list to send messages to the group without typing a series of addresses into the message header. Users subscribe to a listserv, and they are able to comment on related topics and receive comments and responses from other list subscribers, all by e-mail.

To create or delete a listserv, make your request here.

IT Equipment Move

Please contact the Help Desk ( or 212_8174-7300) with all requests for assistance with moving IT Equipment. Please remember to include equipment type, to and from room locations and preferred date for this move.

Service Request Forms

The following IT request forms are available online.