Get Started guides for students, faculty, staff, and visitors provide a quick overview of campus IT they'll be able to access. Click on the following links for your specific guide:
- Getting Started - Students
- Getting Started - Faculty
- Getting Started - Staff
- Getting Started - IT Professionals
- Getting Started - Campus Visitors
The following list will help students, faculty and staff get started with email, connecting to the UA network, IT help and more!
Email: A UA email account is automatically created for you, [yournetid]@email.arizona.edu, when you create your NetID and password. Email is the official means of communication between the university and you, and you are responsible for checking email for notices and policies. Some departments may also use a departmental email address or system.
Connect to the Network:
- WiFi Connection: To connect your computer, laptop, or mobile device to the fast, secure campus wireless network, choose UAWiFi and use your UA NetID and password to log in.
- Wired Network: To connect a computer, laptop, or other device to the campus wired network, you will need to register your machine, using the directions in DHCP.
- Virtual Private Network (VPN): If you are working from an off campus network and want to access secured systems, you will need to download UA VPN and log in to the UA VPN.
Software: See Software Downloads for information on free or very low cost software available to UA students, faculty, and staff.
Accessibilty and Assistive Technologies:
- Disability Resource Center's Assistive Technology Resources provides assistive technologies
- itAccessibility provides information and resources about accessibility for instructors, web developers, or anyone creating digital resources—such as websites, documents, and videos.
- Antivirus/Anti Malware software
- Learn to keep your identity, your data, and the campus network secure at security.arizona.edu.
Other Useful IT Resources:
- Teaching and Learning services for technologies used in courses.
- Communication and Collaboration services for resources and tools to support your work.
- University Applications for the student, employee, financial, and other university systems.
- Research Computing Resources
- Computing Policies