Baruch Computing and Technology Center (BCTC)
Student Experience with Live @ Baruch College
What if I forget my password?
Now, you no longer have to take an extra trip to the Help Desk to reset your password. You can reset your password online on the sign in page. Click on “Can't access your account?” and follow the simple instructions on the screen.
What else do I get with Live @ Baruch?
Efficiency and effectiveness. Here are more collaboration tools to turn you into a power student:
- Office Live Workspace:
No time to meet your classmate? Simply invite them to your online workspace where you can store, access, and share documents and files. You decide if they can edit or simple review them. http://office.microsoft.com/en-
- Windows Live Messenger:
Great for audio and video conversations with friends, family, and colleagues. It also offers multi-users IM functionality for study groups, and so much more.. For more info, please visit http://get.live.com/messenger/overview.
- Windows Live Spaces:
So many ways to use this as part of your student life. For example, you can create e-profiles for prospective employers. Students, alumni, faculty, clubs, and departments can use spaces to share information, photos, blogs, and more. For more information, please visit: http://home.services.spaces.live.com.
- Windows Live for Mobile access to IM and e-mail: Students can access their e-mail on virtually any web-enabled phone. For more information, please visit: http://mobile.live.com/GoLive/.
- Windows Live Expo:
Buy and Sell stuff within your campus and alumni community. Post an ad for free, and control who can see it. Browse for jobs, housing, and just about anything else. For more info, please go to http://get.live.com/expo/overview and view the Windows Live Expo demos.
- Windows Live SkyDrive: 10 GB of password protected online file storage.
Please visit: http://skydrive.live.com
- Access to Windows Live APIs to build your own custom applications: http://dev.live.com
- More new stuff coming all the time:
All registered undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. Students enrolled in Adult and Continuing Education course will also receive a Live @ Baruch e-mail account in the near future. Faculty and staff are not eligible for Live @ Baruch.
Is Live @ Baruch required?
Yes. Accounts will be created for you automatically. We highly recommend that you login to your account frequently to review important information sent by your college’s faculty, staff, and administration, some of which might be time sensitive.
How many e-mails can I send per day?
E-mails sent between users within Cuny.Edu system do not count against your daily maximum. You can send OUT from your Live @ Baruch account 500 e-mails per day to addresses outside the CUNY system.
Will someone from Microsoft be reading my e-mail?
No, Microsoft will not read your e-mail. See Microsoft’s statements on this at http://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/default.aspx and http://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/fullnotice.aspx . While an automated process indexes your e-mail content for fast search retrieval, no humans at Microsoft will be looking at your e-mail.