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Instructors will often want to print the entire content of a thread or series of threads for reading offline. If a user attempts to print from the main course site view of the Discussion Forum this will create problems, due to the Blackboard frames layout. To format the content of a discussion forum for printing follow these steps:

When you're going to be away from your email for an extended period of time, you can use the auto-reply filter to automatically respond to your incoming email to inform senders that you're away, when you'll be back, and perhaps let them know who they can get in touch with for help while you're gone. 

The process of updating personal information in the UIC Directory, such as name, netID, phone numbers or office location depends on affiliation with the University.

Students

Student information in the UIC Directory is managed by the Office of Academic & Enrollment Services. To update personal information, such as name or mailing address, students should contact contact the Office of Academic & Enrollment Services.

Follow these steps to connect to UIC-WiFi wireless network using Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or 10.6 (Snow Leopard):

Connecting to our wireless network through Windows is easy with your UIC netID and password. Windows 8 requires no external software, it's just a simple login. For Windows XP / Vista / 7, we have a UIC-WiFi Installer that can be downloaded and used to automatically configure your connection. We also have manual instructions at the bottom for people who would prefer to do that.

Important note: iPod touch and iPad devices need an existing network connection to download and install the UIC-WiFi profile. You do not have to be connected to UIC-WiFi to download and install the profile, but you do have to be connected to the Internet. Please use another wireless connection (at home, coffee shop). 

Service: Exchange

These instructions apply to Microsoft Outlook 2007 and 2010. To set up an auto reply message from a shared mailbox, you will need to create a second Outlook profile that connects only to the shared mailbox.

Service: Basic Email

Setting up a new account with Thunderbird is easy; you give Thunderbird your name, email address, and password. Thunderbird then looks up the  connection details (such as ports, server names, security protocols, etc.) in its database. It knows about ACCC Basic email accounts and about mail.uic.edu, the email server that you use to connect to your ACCC Basic email account.

To access many authenticated university services and create accounts, new students, faculty and staff must first activate their UIC netID. The following information is required to complete the activation:

To connect to UIC Virtual Private Network (VPN) on a Windows computer, download and install Viscosity from the WebStore. Free of charge for UIC faculty, staff, students, and affiliates.

The University of Illinois has provided an easy to use tool that uses a email notifications along with a Web site that allows you to securely send files to that anyone with a University of Illinois Enterprise ID and password. That is everyone at any campus of the University, these days -- faculty and staff must have them for Positive Time Reporting and other administrative tasks and students use them for registration. The tool is called PEAR, Protected E-Mail Attachment Repository Application.

Do you have an "always on" Internet connection? It's easy to think that no one could possibly be interested in your personal computer, but that's simply not the case. Having a fast Internet connection that's "always on" when you want to surf the Web is great for you, but it's also great for hackers from around the world who sweep through thousands of random IP addresses looking for computers that they can exploit. And what they can do is really quite scary.

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Service: Basic Email

Use the following steps to configure Apple Mail (Mail.app) for Basic Email accounts (Mailserv and Tigger).

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Service: Printing

Before you install, confirm that ports 515 and 28303 are open on any firewall you are running. Popup is currently not compatible with the Fast User Switching feature of Mac OS X 10.3 and later. Always disable Fast User Switching when installing Popup on a client machine. Visit the Pharos website to download the Pharos Popup Client for Mac OS X. Double-click on the installer to run it. You may need to authenticate as an administrator to run the installer.

Every computer on a network has a unique identifier. Just as you would address a letter to send in the mail, computers use the unique identifier to send data to specific computers on a network. Most networks today, including all computers on the Internet, use the TCP/IP protocol as the standard for how to communicate on the network.

UIC-WiFi uses WPA2 Enterprise security with 802.1x authentication, PEAP with MSCHAP v2.These instructions should help you to connect your Android (2.1 or higher) device to the campus wireless network. You need to be on campus to do this, near a UIC-WiFi access point. If you have trouble connecting to UIC-WiFi, please visit ACCCeSS Helpdesk.

Students do not have the ability to forward their email to off campus email account(s).

Current faculty and staff do not have the ability to forward their email to off campus email account(s) but do have the ability to forward to the following domains: uic.edu, uis.edu, uiuc.edu, Illinois.edu and uillinois.edu.

The following instructions are for configuring the Android email clients previous to Ice Cream Sandwich to use Basic Email accounts. There is a separate set of instructions if you are using GoogleApps@UIC gmail.

These instructions apply to computers or laptops running Mac OS X 10.3.x Panther or Mac OS 10.4.x Tiger. There is no way to connect a Mac with an earlier version of the Mac OS (OS 9.x, 10.0.x, 10.1.x, or 10.2.x Jaguar) to the UIC-WiFi network. These instructions have not been tested.

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