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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 C-Stop.

Tags: email, mac
Service: Basic Email

Most new staff and faculty, and almost all new students do not have a Basic Email account. Staff, please see Exchange Online, students see UIC GoogleApps.

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

To connect to UIC VPN on a macOS computer, download and install Viscosity. Viscosity is available in the WebStore, free of charge for UIC faculty, staff, students and affiliates.

ACCC email addresses, accounts, and services are available to current UIC students, staff, and faculty. When class registration or employment at UIC ceases, access to uic.edu email addresses and ACCC email accounts and computing resources is extended for a grace period to allow time for transition to a new email provider. Unfortunately, we cannot offer unlimited periods of account access or email forwarding. 

Many instructors have found it useful to have software and data files installed on our network servers for their students to use. The Academic Computing and Communications Center will work with faculty and departments to make such arrangements.

You must submit the software installation request before the deadline and provide all the required information: 

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.

Google Groups cannot have calendars of their own, but you can create a subcalendar in your GoogleApps@UIC account for the group and share that with your group:

Tags: exchange
Service: Exchange

If you have a local Exchange account, you should log in to the local Exchange Outlook Web App (OWA) using your UIC NetID and your ACCC Common password.

If you have an Exchange Online account, you should log in to the Exchange Online Web App using your UIC email address and your ACCC Common password.

If you have any trouble logging in, change your common password.

Service: Printing

Students, staff and faculty can send print jobs from their personal computers or any ACCC public lab in order to print them at the U-Print stations located on campus. In order to submit documents for printing from your own computer or device, download and install the U-Print Popup Client. Pharos Popup Client is available for the following operating systems:

Personal email addresses at UIC are of the form NetID@uic.edu. Units, departments, and other entities on campus often have need of task-oriented email addresses that should not be identified publicly with a specific person. The ACCC provides several options for these department, group, and otherwise non-personal email addresses.

Service: Exchange

Android OS (2.3+,3.0+,4.0+) with ActiveSync Support is required to sync with ACCC Exchange accounts. You can sync email, contacts, and your calendar.

Service: Basic Email

Most new staff and faculty, and almost all new students do not have a Basic Email account. Staff, please see Exchange Online, students see UIC GoogleApps.

The following instructions apply to configuring Microsoft Outlook on Windows for Basic Email accounts (Tigger and Mailserv):

Most new staff and faculty, and almost all new students do not have a Basic Email account. Staff, please see Exchange Online, students see UIC GoogleApps.

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.

Setting up UIC-WiFi on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is completely different from Leopard and Snow Leopard. It works in the same way as it does on iPhones and iPads. If you already have UIC-WiFi set up on your Mac when you upgrade your operating system to Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Lion will import the UIC-WiFi settings for you; you won't have to reconfigure it in that case.

There are two methods for setting up a conference call - request to set up a phone conference using any phone, or use the VoIP conference feature if you have a Cisco VoIP phone.

Requesting a conference call

Conference call using any phone

With this service, conferees call a reserved conference telephone number at a pre-arranged time and also send out a link where participants can participate via the web during a conference call:

Jabber clients are available for download for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, as well as mobile operating systems. Popular desktop clients include Spark and Pidgin (both are free and available for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux), and MirandaIM (free, Windows-only).

Service: Backups

This page describes how to set up the Tivoli Storage Manager client software on your Windows computer, connect it to the UIC backup Server, schedule incremental backups, make sure the program is running properly, and optionally make an initial full backup. Your computer will need to be registered on the UIC backup server before you can begin.

To connect to UIC VPN on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you will need to install the OpenVPN Connect client and download your VPN configuration file. It is recommended to follow these instructions in order.

Most new staff and faculty, and almost all new students do not have a Basic Email account. Staff, please see Exchange Online, students see UIC GoogleApps.

The following instructions apply to Basic Email accounts (Mailserv and Tigger). There is a separate set of instructions if you are using GoogleApps@UIC gmail.

The ACCC has 24-hour labs located in Science and Engineering Labs East on the east campus, in Benjamin Goldberg Research Center on the west campus, and in all of the residence halls. While the residence halls are open at all hours to residents, SELE and BGRC are only open during regular business hours. After 5pm, building access with a UIC i-card is required to enter the buildings.

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