Q. How do I get my computer to hook up to the Internet
Are you trying to connect to the Internet in a dorm room? You should have an ethernet cable (probably a blue or orange cable with what look like phone jacks in the end) available. You can plug that into the back or side of your computer. If you do not have one, email campus operations at email@example.com.
If you are looking for instructions for connecting to the wireless Internet (not available in dorm rooms, but in common areas and other buildings on campus), you can find it here: