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Office of Information Technology (OIT)

UT Arlington
OIT: Office of Information Technology

helpdesk@uta.edu ·  Work Order · 817-272-2208 · System Status

We are your IT partner!

Information and Services for Departments

Application Hosting

Assistance with all of the steps involved in purchasing a server including feature and price comparison, system specification and configuration, application requirements analysis, operating system installation and application integration.

Departmental Servers

Collaboration/File Storage/Sharing

  • SharePoint (login required with NetID and password)
    Every college, school, department, and faculty/staff committee is encouraged to use SharePoint for sharing files, lists, calendars, and other collaborative information.  Space is allocated according to the business needs of the group.  All information in SharePoint is backed up on a nightly basis, and access to that information is contolled by persons (Site Owners) designated within the group.
  • Network Folder (aka, "K: Drive")
    Every department is allocated 500 MB of network space to be shared among its members, commonly referred to as K: drive. The files in this storage space are backed up on a nightly basis.
  • MavSpace
    MavSpace is a web resource for publishing and file storage for students, faculty, and staff at UT Arlington.

Mailing Lists

LISTSERV is an electronic mailing list application. It maintains e-mail distribution lists used for mass e-mails.

Network Connections

Network access is available via Wireless or VPN.

Request EIS Services (link to OIT Project Request System)

Request services for Departmental or Enterprise applications.

Statistical Services

The mission of Statistical Services is to help faculty, staff, and students with those aspects of their research that involve the use of statistics and statistical computing.

Scanning Services

Scanning and evaluations will be dropped off and picked up in the OIT main office, B51 Davis Hall, where the Production Control office staff will assist you. The actual scanning of forms will take place at Arlington Regional Data Center (ARDC), formerly known as UTACC, in Fort Worth.

Security Incident Handling

If your computer has access to sensitive information and you suspect that someone has gained unauthorized access to your computer or that your computer has been compromised by malicious code (such as a virus) contact the UT Arlington Helpdesk by email helpdesk@uta.edu or by phone 817.272.2208.

If your computer or laptop has been stolen or you know of a potential computer crime involving UT Arlington, contact the UT Arlington Police at 817.272.3381.

Security Training

All UT Arlington faculty and staff are expected to receive information security training via security workshops and online training. This training is to help increase security awareness, meet state and federal initiatives on security and help ensure the privacy and integrity of UT Arlington computing networks and systems.

Software

Student Organizations

OIT actively supports student organizations with services such as Printing in OIT Computing Facilities, Mailing Lists, Official Web Pages, Maverick Wikis, Maverick Blogs, and Training and Documentation.

Teaching Labs

OIT maintains several computer labs on campus for events such as training classes, exams, or meetings. Departments may also request software be installed in the classrooms using the Software Installation Form.

Training

OIT's Training and Documentation Services team is ready to provide training and orientations to meet the needs of UTA students, faculty, and staff. Every semester we offer free computer classes covering topics such as MyMav, MavSpace, MavMail, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Student Web pages, NetID and others.

Web Publishing Information

Class- and research-related websites, as well as student organization and UT Arlington administration pages, are considered official.