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Email at UT Dallas is provided by Microsoft Office 365, and is sometimes called “Exchange Online” email. Office 365 email is protected by NetIDplus & modern authentication.

Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides secure access to restricted University data and resources using an off-campus computer through a secured Internet connection. In order to utilize VPN services, you must first be enrolled in NetIDplus.

NetIDplus, powered by Duo, is the university two-factor authentication method designed to add a second layer of security to your NetID account. Verifying your identity using a second factor, such as your phone or a security key, prevents anyone but you from logging in, even if they know your password.

UT Dallas Windows computers can be set up to allow for remote access.

UTD provides hosting for personal webpages for all current students, faculty, and staff at UT Dallas.

Creative Cloud is a collection of 20+ desktop and mobile apps and services for photography, design, video, web, UX and more. The University of Texas at Dallas has entered into a license agreement with Adobe for site licensing of Adobe Creative Cloud.

Microsoft Teams is a powerful team-based collaboration tool that provides group chat, channeled conversations, instant messaging, live document collaboration, audio or video calls, and meetings (from one-on-ones to fully-featured audio/video conferences).

eCAT (electronic Campus Access Tool) is a system used by departments for requesting access for users. It includes an approval workflow for all requests.

CometPrint allows students, faculty, and staff to quickly and easily print to multiple locations on campus. You can print via email, print in a Computer Lab or by adding funds to your account.

UTD-owned computer hardware diagnostics and repair, including warranty services, are provided by your department's desktop support group. Loaner computers are available for currently enrolled students or faculty with a current instructional assignment.

Box is a cloud storage platform that is sometimes called CometSpace at UTD.

OneDrive is a file hosting service and synchronization service operated by Microsoft as part of its suite of Microsoft 365 services.

CometNet is a secure wireless network (WPA2-Enterprise) for UT Dallas students, faculty, and staff with an active NetID.

The Password Reset Service enables you to change your password through self-service.

OnBase, the software suite from Hyland, is an enterprise system combining document imaging, workflow, and eForms with document management tools to capture, preserve, and deliver digital documents.

Outlook is an application used to access email, calendar, and contacts. Email service at UT Dallas is provided by Microsoft Office 365, and is sometimes called “Exchange Online” email. Office 365 email is protected by NetIDplus & modern authentication.

Sympa is a mailing list system that is designed to contact small or large groups of internal or external email addresses. Sympa is the supported system for bulk email, meaning any message is destined for more than 500 recipients. OIT still encourages departments sending mass communications to follow the Office of Communications Mass Email Process.

Online platform used to submit and manage Internal Review Board (IRB) / Human Subjects Research protocols.

Teams Voice, part of Microsoft Teams, is a replacement to the traditional VOIP phone system in use on the UTD Campus. Teams Voice gives users the flexibility to be mobile and access calling functionality from mobile devices. computers and the web.

SSH (Secure Shell Protocol) allows a secure connection to remote servers and provides you with a command-line interface at that server.

Computer Rights and Management allows users to request changes to a UTD-issued computer, including admin access for one or more users, re-imaging of a computer, or setup of a newly purchased university computer.

The main UTDallas.edu website (and associated department websites) are supported by University Web Services.

Atlas is the University’s service management (sometimes called IT Service Management or ITSM) platform, which allows multiple university departments to manage service requests, incidents, and inquiries from their customers, with the benefit of enhanced collaboration between university departments. Atlas also provides knowledge management, project management, and change management capabilities to the university.

Power BI is a robust business analytics tool that can provide extensive modeling, custom development, and real-time high-level analytics. As a Microsoft product, Power BI can connect to various Microsoft apps and solutions like Excel, Access, Azure, and others.

NetID is a network account used to access campus computing resources. The NetID usually begins with your initials followed by numbers (e.g., abc123456). Your NetID is associated with a network password that is used to authenticate for most UT Dallas resources.