Email at UT Dallas is provided by Microsoft Office 365 and is sometimes called “Exchange Online” email. Office 365 email is protected by Duo & 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 Duo.
UTD provides hosting for personal webpages for all current students, faculty, and staff at UT Dallas.
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.
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).
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.
OneDrive is a file hosting service and synchronization service operated by Microsoft as part of its suite of Microsoft 365 services.
eCAT (electronic Campus Access Tool) is a system used by departments for requesting access for users. It includes an approval workflow for all requests.
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 Duo & modern authentication.
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.
UT Dallas Windows computers can be set up to allow for remote access.
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.
The Password Reset Service enables you to change your password through self-service.
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.
Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams have hundreds of add-ins and integrations available from third party providers. OIT works closely with the Information Security Office (ISO) to vet requests for third party add-ins and then make them available to use with UT Dallas accounts.
CometNet is a secure wireless network (WPA2-Enterprise) for UT Dallas students, faculty, and staff with an active NetID.
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.
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.
UTD configures Virtual Machines to meet certain set of specifications. A virtual server provides users with a physical machine's storage and computing ability without the space, upkeep costs, and requirements. The advantage of Virtual Machines is that they can help the University maximize server utilization, thereby reducing hardware maintenance and facilities costs.
Software purchases at UT Dallas are subject to review by the Office of Information Technology, the Information Security Office, and Purchasing.
Box is a cloud storage platform that is sometimes called CometSpace at UTD.
Microsoft Bookings makes scheduling and managing appointments easy. It allows for users to schedule 1:1 or many:1 meetings, training, and office hours appointments and is a part of the Microsoft 365 suite.
Shared Mailboxes or System Mailboxes are mailboxes critical to department business processes and are often use to facilitate department and/or mass communication. Shared Mailboxes are accessed by multiple users at the same time.
Galaxy Orion is a service to support admissions, enrollment, registration, orientation, financial aid, student accounts, and collections, advising, and career services.
Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication service that enables users to log in with a single ID and password to many applications and related software systems.