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Tags: argo
Service: Argo Cluster

You will need an SSH client such as PuTTY (Windows), SecureCRT (Windows) or Terminal (OS X) to access Argo. SecureCRT is available free of charge via the WebStore.

ACCC allows members of the UIC community to purchase sophisticated statistical applications at a significant discount. In exchange for offering deep discounts to staff and students of the UIC Community, the statistical software manufacturers require that ACCC provides some first-tier support for these applications. We can sell you SPSS (-IBM), SAS, Stata, and SYSTAT. We sell these products to the UIC community via the WebStore:

Tags: password, voip
Service: Voicemail, VoIP

If you have forgotten your password, you can request a reset of your password. If you already know your password and want to change it:

    1.    Press the message button to access your voicemail.
    2.    Press 3 to reach the mailbox options submenu.
    3.    Press 5 to change your password.

The SafeAssignment service is run and hosted by the Blackboard company, and not by the UIC Blackboard learning management system (LMS).  While the UIC Blackboard LMS provides a seamless interface to students and instructors for submitting documents for plagiarism analysis, the actual SafeAssign plagiarism analysis is run off-campus, by Blackboard Inc. servers. 

Service: Listserv

​To unsubscribe from a UIC listserv, send a specially formatted message or use the web interface (requires setting up a listserv password). Please note that there are special listservs (urgent and official notifications, massmail) for which subscription is managed centrally for all UIC students, staff and faculty.

Blackboard Instant Messenger works just like any instant messaging tool.  Individuals can only see the content that the two or more people are exchanging; no one else can see or hear Blackboard IM chat conversation.  That is, Blackboard Instant Messenger lets you easily set up a group chat by inviting others (select Invite Group Chat from the Actions pull-down menu) and you can save archives of the text-chat to review later or to share it with the rest of the class. 

Service: Security

Password managers can help you remember and secure all of your passwords.

Service: Exchange

By default, Outlook 2011 will hide the "Folders on My Computer."  This article will guide you through re-enabling these folders so that you can store emails locally on your hard drive. This can be useful if you are approaching your size limit on the Exchange server and need to free up some space without deleting any emails.

Tags: webdisk

In order to use WebDisks from a web browser, please visit webdisks.uic.edu and authenticate using your UIC NetID and ACCC common password. Click on the Content System tab in order to enter the WebDisk environment.

WebDisks - web interface

Use the Upload File and Create Folder buttons to add content and create folders.

Service: Computer Labs

If a CD or DVD is stuck in a Mac disk drive, and the Mac is frozen or will not otherwise normally eject the disk, manually reboot into OS X (hard reset w/ power button) while holding the MOUSE BUTTON, C key, or OPTION key upon startup.  Upon reaching the Startup Disk screen, release and press the EJECT button.

No, printing from lab computers is restricted to current UIC students, staff, and faculty, with a valid UIC NetID and password.
Service: Backups

We have seen several cases where people have restored files from one Windows PC to another Windows PC (both of which use NTFS file systems) and then they can not access the restored files or folders on the new PC, even if they are logged in on an administrator account. The problem is small but important difference between the administrator accounts on the two PCs.

The Quiz Manager allows you to create multiple choice and short answer quiz questions. A quiz can consist of any number of questions and can be presented to Participants during the session. The results are tabulated for your review and can be published for the session attendees to review.

Tags: workshops
Service: Training

ACCC conducts short hands-on workshops and webcasts on a variety of different topics. All workshops are free of charge to UIC faculty, staff, and students. All workshops function on a first come first serve basis, there is no sign up or RSVP needed. To view the current workshops please view the workshops schedule.

Service: Computer Labs

The Instructional Technology Lab has both flatbed and slide scanners available for faculty and students. Scanners are also located in the following computer labs:

Tags: database

MySQL databases (version 5 or later) can be accessed via the web with phpMyAdmin. Log in using the following values:

To download a file using Mozilla Firefox, right click on the link, and select Save Link As. To download a file using Internet Explorer, right click on the link, and select Save Target As.

The following classrooms have the ability to capture lectures:

  1. Go to Control Panel. Select evaluation --> grade center
  2. In the tab "Create Calculated Column ", select weighted column
  3. Add each category that requies a selected weight (or individual column)
  4. Indicate the percentage for each of the categories
  5. Make sure all percentages add up to 100%
  6. Click submit

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