June 9th, 2017
The University of Arizona campus community now has access to Gartner, an IT firm that provides research and analysis services to inform and support decision-making in higher education and other industry sectors. University Information Technology Services (UITS) has purchased a campus license to Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP), which includes unlimited access to published research focusing on in-depth strategic analysis of information technology trends, vendors, products, and technologies. Learn more...Read More
April 5th, 2017
As an Adobe Creative Campus, The University of Arizona wants to connect students and faculty to digital tools that inspire creativity and innovation. Through lively design events, trainings and workshops, and collaborations between students, faculty and staff, the UA and Adobe are empowering our problem solvers, creative thinkers and thought leaders to use digital media skills within and beyond the classroom walls.
Current students can fill out the following form at the Office of Digital Learning website to redeem their copy of Adobe CC.
To learn more about this offer and the Adobe Creative C...Read More
April 5th, 2017
Students and faculty at the University of Arizona now have access to the full suite of ANSYS Multiphysics solutions for the simulation of complex problems in the areas of fluids, solids, and electromagnetism. ANSYS is one of the leading simulation software in the world and is used in the development of product across many industries. The ANSYS campus wide license provides 500 teaching seats, thus covering the needs of most of the students. It also includes 50 HPC-enabled research seats that researchers at the University of Arizona can use for the simulation of large complex problems.Read More
March 23rd, 2017
This Spring 2017, the University of Arizona will adopt Microsoft Office 365, a cloud-based service, to provide greater availability of services to campus, gain efficiencies, and reduce costs.
The current faculty and staff email and calendaring services will move to Microsoft Office 365, and be renamed UAConnect365.
Microsoft Office 365 also offers application and storage features. Office 365 and UAConnect365 benefits for faculty and staff include:
50 gigabyte size mailbox you can access via online web application or your email software
Office 365 online productivity software (Word, Excel, Powe...Read More
February 14th, 2017
Microsoft has recently made changes to the Home Use Program benefit. This affects UA faculty and staff only.
1) Ability to purchase both versions of Office:
Beginning November 1st, 2016, Software Assurance customer employees who are eligible* to buy Office for their personal devices through the HUP benefit will be allowed to purchase one (1) copy of Office Professional Plus 2016 AND one (1 ) copy of Office Home and Business 2016 for Mac. Previously, employees could purchase only one version of Office when using the HUP benefit, and can now purchase both. The purpose of this change is to incre...Read More