September 10th, 2015
Through the UA Microsoft Campus Agreement, faculty and staff will be able to download OS X El Capitan once it becomes available. According to Apple the launch date is scheduled for September 30, 2015. Learn more about El Capitan. Read More
August 19th, 2015
University users of DatStat Illume are encouraged to use Qualtrics as the university has not opted for an enterprise level license and therefore did not renew the DatStat Illume contract this year. Departments will need to purchase the DatStat license on their own if they want to continue to use this application.Read More
August 12th, 2015
BlackBoard Collaborate will no longer be available or offered to campus effective August 31, 2015. Adobe Connect will be the new service for an online meeting tool. Adobe Connect is already available for use in the University of Arizona's online course management tool Desire2Learn (D2L) but currently is not available to campus until latter October 2015. More information will be available as the launch date approaches.
IMPORTANT News for Faculty!
If you currently have video content on BlackBoard Collaborate it is important that you move the content and archive before the August 31st end date. ...Read More
August 12th, 2015
The University of Arizona will offer Adobe® Connect™, a web collaboration tool, to faculty and staff late this Fall 2015. Adobe® Connect™ will be the University's supported web conferencing application that provides the delivery of real-time course lectures and meetings. Connect provides a virtual environment for sharing presentations, images, and desktop applications with remote participants; it also offers audio and videoconferencing, text chat, a digital whiteboard, and polling. Users only need a Flash-enabled web browser and an Internet connection to participate in these synchronous online...Read More
August 5th, 2015
Effective July 2015, there is a sllight change on how to acquire MS Project from Software License. Download and install Microsoft's Project Professional license via the UA BookStores Campus Licensing page. You will then need a key to activate it. To get your license key, you will need to request it from the 24/7 IT Support Center any time of day or night via chat, over the phone, or by submitting a request form. Read More