How can my visitors and guests connect to wireless at UA?

Visiting speakers, conference attendees, prospective students, and other guests can all connect to UA’s wireless through our guest network. Individuals can do this by selecting UA-Guest on their available wifi connections and providing the required information. This connection is valid for 30 days and can be renewed whenever needed. UA-Guest provides access only to the […]

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What precautions should I take when traveling with technology?

It is always good to keep close track of your mobile technology while traveling. Items are sometimes left behind on airplanes or snatched when one’s attention is elsewhere. A&S has a list of links for faculty traveling abroad, and OIT has technology tips for travel nationally and abroad. Individuals who are traveling should be particularly […]

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Where can I find information about accessibility?

The Emerging Technology and Accessibility team, which is part of the Center for Instructional Technology, has been leading a UA initiative to make electronic resources and learning materials more inclusive to an audience with a wide range of abilities. These resources include video captioning tools, an accessibility management platform, and add-ons to existing office programs. […]

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What is the best way to save my files at work? Can I save them on my computer?

We do not recommend storing your files only on your computer’s hard drive for two reasons. First, storing large amounts of data directly to your computer can eat up storage space and slow down performance of your computer. This is important as newer computers come with solid-state hard drives, which are significantly smaller than the […]

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How can I connect guests and visitors to UA wireless?

Due to security reasons, OIT has phased out the old guest wireless accounts this calendar year. Instead, all UA visitors and non-UA individuals can now connect to the UA-Guest wireless network. This account will provide internet-only access for our guests and can be joined without any prior arrangements or permissions. Once someone has joined the […]

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Why do I need to tell eTech when I am ordering computers?

Although there are many choices when it comes to purchasing computers for personal use, the options are more limited when it comes to buying computers at UA. This is partly because UA contracts with specific vendors and also because our IT support staff are only licensed to service Dell and Apple computers. However, it is […]

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