General Information

Redesigned A&S Website

If you have a problem viewing the new College of Arts and Sciences website your browser software may be attempting to load out-of-date “cached” information. To resolve this, please follow the specific resolution steps listed below. Internet Explorer Clear your

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Welcome to the end of Windows XP

Starting this month, Microsoft has stopped supporting Windows XP. What’s that mean for you? Ruth Pionke, eTech’s director and the College’s senior information officer, explains As of April 2014, Microsoft discontinued all support for Windows XP. We realize that there

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Getting a department@ua.edu email or calendar account

If you need an email or Exchange calendar account for your department (or other A&S entity), complete this form: Department Email/Calendar Request. Questions about the form? Call (348-4832) or email us.

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Getting access to the A&S Share Drives from home

One of the questions we answer most frequently at eTech has to do with College employees getting access to share drives from home. If you’re using your iPad, you’ll need to run the VPN first (that’s handled through the AnyConnect

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Verify room/building access each semester

Make sure your faculty, staff, instructors, and GTAs can access the rooms and buildings they need to use — submit your department’s access request before the beginning of each semester. Email your request to eTech@ua.edu. Include the following information for

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Need iPads for new faculty and staff?

As part of the College of Arts and Sciences Academic Continuity Plan, iPads are provided to all faculty, renewable FTTIs, and staff of the College. When you hire new a new person, email eTech@ua.edu to request an iPad. We’ll schedule the employee’s

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Remind your new faculty: Request computers by May 15

If your department has hired new faculty members, contact them now to make sure they submit their computer requests to eTech no later than May 15 for the coming academic year. They can email us at etech@ua.edu to get started.

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How do faculty and staff get new computers?

eTech uses a web-based request system to administer the acquisition of computers for College of Arts and Sciences employees. As soon as the hiring process has been finalized, new faculty will receive a verification code from eTech that they will

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Don’t forget to update your STAR account profile

Staff employees of the College of Arts and Sciences, Dean Olin has said that in order to be eligible for a Dean’s Merit raise, a staff employee must have logged at least 20 hours of professional development hours during an

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