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As you get started at Bethel, you will discover that you will be using new technologies or familiar technologies in new ways. If you need additional assistance, contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@bethel.edu or call 651.638.6500.

Getting Connected

Bethel Community Account

Your username and password provided by your Bethel Community Account is the way you identify yourself to computers and digital services at Bethel.

Bethel uses Identity Access Management (IAM) to regulate your Bethel Community Account. Access to shared resources are managed by joining groups associated with resources. In IAM, you can make group requests to access these resources.


If you need access to Banner or Argos, have your supervisor fill out a Banner and Argos account request form.

If you need Banner training, contact Enterprise Systems Information and Services at banner-training@bethel.edu.

Information Storage at Bethel

You are encouraged to store work related files on Bethel's file servers (BSP-NAS). You are given 1GB of storage space in your personal drive and may request additional storage space as needed.

The Bethel file servers have a drive just for you, the U drive on Windows computers and the personal drive on Apple computers. You will also use Department drives, or the Q drive as it is known on Windows computers. Department drives are for files that belong to Bethel and are used for collaboration. Your department or office will have specific best practices they follow with these drives.

You may also store files on Google Drive, Bethel's collaboration tool connected to your email account. Learn more about Google Drive.

Online Resources

You will find that Bethel provides tools and services to help you do your at Bethel: