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Additional Resources and Services for Students

Getting Support

The OIT Help Desk is your first stop for meeting most of your computing needs. Help Desk provides support to UTA students, faculty, and staff by phone, e-mail, walk-in, and Live Support - live web chat session. In addition, you can utilize the extensive "how-to" documentation available online at Help Desk →

Distance Education

If you're taking an online course, or your instructor supplements the classroom instruction with online courses, you'll fine Distance Education resources for

All of these online resources, except Telecampus, require NetID to login. Make sure to check your syllabus and/or contact your instructor to make sure you access the correct resource.

DreamSpark Downloads (Students Only)

Currently enrolled UT Arlington students can download professional Microsoft developer, designer, and gaming software through DreamSpark at no charge. Learn more about DreamSpark or see a list of available software.


All UT Arlington students have a 5GB mailbox size - 125 time the previous allocation. Even better, you can keep your MavMail address for life! The service on Windows Live includes SkyDrive →, 5GB of network storage with private, shared, and public folders that you can control and manage yourself, and many other services.


With MyMav, the student information system, you can register, add and drop classes: review your account balances, due dates and make payments: check your grades and change your address. Learn how at MyMav Training →


Your NetID gives you access to UTA network resources from on and off campus. When you apply to UT Arlington you automatically receive a NetID account. Before you can use any network resources, you must activate your account and establish your own strong password. Manage your NetID at Self-Service →

Network Drives

Files on Network Drives → are accessible from on and off campus and are backed up every night. You have 500Mb of storaage on MavSpace → 160 Mg on your J: drive → and 100 Mb web publishing folder →

When using computer in the OIT labs, you must save your files on the network drives; files saved on the hard drives are automatically deleted. For more information see File Storage and Sharing →

The service on Windows Live includes Sky Drive, 5 GB of network storage with private, shared, and public folders that you can control and manage yourself.

Software Discounts

The Computer Store → distributes selected Microsoft software at substantial savings, due to special licensing agreements with Microsoft. You can find other academically prices software, storage media, and peripheral items at the store.

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