Community Network

CN provides personal service and IT support solutions for OSU faculty and staff

Welcome! The Community Network service provides a secure and reliable computing environment to OSU. Community Network service includes the following:

  • Single point of contact via the IS Service Desk
  • Workstation Support
    • Computer setup
    • Software installation
    • Printer setup
    • Computer inventory
    • Security via network firewall, anti-malware, anti-virus, configuration management and full disk encryption
    • Assistance via phone, email, walkup and on-site visits by appointment
  • Network account and email management
    • Accounts for staff, faculty, student workers and shared departmental mailboxes
    • Security group and distribution list management
    • Room scheduling setup and support
  • Secure File Storage with CN-Home and CN-Share
  • Remote Access via MyCN to CN File Storage
  • Remote Support via ScreenConnect

Our team of IT professionals are committed to customer service and empowering departments with technology to enhance productivity and promote the overall mission of the University.

Information for Local Resource Persons

Information for Local Resource Persons ("LRPs")

Upgrade or install Microsoft Office

Ready to move up to a newer version of Office? Follow these directions to upgrade.

Use this link to access the application catalog and quickly install software (Internet Explorer only).

What Our Customers Say

“CN is one of the shining stars at OSU. I have been very pleased with the professionalism and technical skill of all staff I have dealt with.” - Salvidor Castillo, Institutional Research

“I am continually pleased with the service received from CN - students and staff. They are always friendly and helpful, and often have a sense of humor.” - Karren Cholewinski, Budget and Fiscal Planning

“They are there when I need them and help me to get up and working again.” - Jean Bremer, OSU Clackamas County Extention

Not a CN customer? Learn more about the services we offer.


press 2 (on or off campus)

Support Tickets

MyCN (remote access)

Service Request Forms

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