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Technology Information

  1. student technologyUse your uNID (that you received from Admissions when you were accepted) to log in to Campus Information Services (CIS).
    • The first time you log in, use a default date-of-birth password (MMDDYY). You will then be prompted to set a permanent password.
  1. Discover all you can do in CIS:
    • Register for classes and pay tuition.
    • View your class schedule and class websites.
    • Access library research tools, online class resources, financial services, and more.
    • Check your grades and plan for graduation with DARS.
    • Sign up to receive Campus Alert text messages and email to be notified in the event of campus emergencies, official closures, and other important events.
  1. Set up your free campus email account:
    • All admitted students have access to a UMail university email account on the cloud-based 365 (O365) platform. When you get to the Microsoft login screen, use as your username. On the subsequent university-branded page, enter your uNID and CIS password.  
    • Your default UMail address is (e.g., Please create an email alias that follows a format.
    • UMail/O365 provides email, calendaring, contacts, and task management tools.
    • Students are required to use their UMail account for official campus communication.
  1. Connect to the University network:
    • UConnect is the University’s secure wireless network for students, faculty, and staff. Visit to connect your devices (use your uNID and CIS password to log in).
    • ULink is the University's wireless network for Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as PlayStation, Roku, Chromecast, etc.
    • UGuest, the university’s unencrypted wireless network, is not recommended for students. UGuest provides basic, limited internet access to University visitors.
    • Always use Wi-Fi best practices to avoid disrupting Wi-Fi signals on campus.
  1. Free or discounted software: 
  1. Marriott Library Knowledge Commons:
  1. Information security:
  1. Find more resources in our New Student Guide on and explore our IT Service Portal for self-help articles and service catalog information. You may also consult with the IT staff in your college or department, as they may be able to provide additional helpful IT resources.

Need IT help?
Contact the UIT Help Desk, which is staffed constantly:
801-581-4000, option 1 (for urgent requests) (for less urgent issues)
Follow @UofUIT on Twitter for news and updates, @UofUITStatus for outage information, and for outage and planned maintenance information.

Last Updated: 5/25/21