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Everyone at UIC needs to have a UIC NetID and an ACCC common password.  It allows you:

Service: Security

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

Tags: storage
Service: Box

To open a Box account visit the University of Illinois Box Signup page. Select ​University of Illinois at Chicago​ from the list of campuses and click Select this campus. You can opt to remember these settings for up to a month. Authenticate via Bluestem with your UIC NetID and password. 

Service: Computer Labs

Please review the lab reservation and usage policy before submitting a request to reserve a lab.

Beginning with the Spring 2015 semester, the ACCC is partnering with the Office of Classroom Scheduling (OCS) to improve the computer lab reservation process.

Note: Reservation requests must be submitted at least 7 days in advance of a single event/class. Requests made with less than this amount of lead time may not get processed.

POP and IMAP are two different protocols, or ways of accessing your email account. The main difference between them is that:

  • By default, IMAP stores messages on the server.
  • By default, POP downloads messages to your computer or device and deletes them from the server. 

ACCC strongly recommends using IMAP:

While the current Wepa pilot is running in several locations on campus, U-Print printers are still the default print destination in the following open computer labs:

  • Benjamin Goldberg Research Center (BGRC) 105

  • Grant Hall (GH) 304 and 306

  • Science & Engineering Labs East (SELE) 2058, 2249, 2249F, 2263, and 2265

  • Science & Engineering Offices (SEO) 430 and 1200

  • Science & Engineering South (SES) 201

Service: VoIP

Cisco CallManager is a web-based service that allows UIC VoIP users to manage their address book as well as their speed/fast dial on their VoIP phone.

User Options: Address Book

The Personal Address Book option in the User Options drop-down list allows you to add, edit, or delete entries to your Personal Address Book on your phone.  

NOTE 1: It is important to add entries to your Personal Address Book before adding any Fast Dials.

Visit the IAM Password Management page at identity.uillinois.edu to set up or modify your password recovery options.  The contact information you provide will allow self management of your password if it becomes unusable (expired, forgotten, or locked) and will only be used for password changes, computer account security events including concerns or alerts involving your high risk data, or as authorized by law.

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.

The ACCC runs an LDAP server that you can use to look up the names and email addresses of people with NetID@uic.edu email addresses. This page explains how to use this LDAP server with Outlook 2010 and 2007.

Similar to having an assistant help you manage your incoming paper mail, you can use Microsoft Outlook to allow another person, known as a delegate, to receive and respond to e-mail messages and meeting requests and responses on your behalf. You can also grant additional permissions that allow your delegate to read, create, or have more control over items in your Microsoft Exchange Server mailbox.

Have you been using pine on tigger to manage your uic.edu email?

  • Want to get away from logging in all the time, but still use your trusty pine interface?
  • Want to be able to use pine and still save attachments directly to your personal computer?
  • Want to use pine to read your GoogleApps@UIC email?

You can do all of these things with the personal computer versions of Alpine. (The "pine" on tigger has been the newer Alpine for many years. It's the same thing.)

Tags: u-print
Service: Printing

The Dragon Dollar$ program is the official campus debit account linked to your i-card. You may purchase Dragon Dollar$ at one of the designated locations or online.

Service: UICalendar

The lack of direct SyncML sync to iCal on the iPhone is because Apple won't let third party software interact with iCal. Synthesis AG got tired of waiting for this to change, and decided to make their own calendar and task application; Todo+Cal+Sync is the result.

There are only two problems:

An email alias is an email address that forwards messages to a single existing email address. An email alias is not an account and does not have a password associated with it. Email aliases must be requested and owned by a UIC faculty or staff member who will manage the forwarding of the alias. Email aliases are useful for receiving email related to a specific purpose that has only one intended recipient. 

Service: Exchange

Your ACCC Microsoft Exchange mailbox grows as you create and receive items. To manage the space in your mailbox or on the mail server you are using, you can move old items that are important, but rarely used, to an archive location. This storage process occurs automatically with AutoArchive, but you can customize most of the default settings.

Note: The AutoArchive feature is removed from any Outlook profile that contains a Microsoft Exchange account with retention policies.

The ACCC runs an LDAP server that you can use to look up the names and email addresses of people using NetID@uic.edu email addresses. This page explains how to use this LDAP server with Address Book and Mail.app on Macs.

Tags: argo

The Hessling Editor (THE) is a text editor that uses both command line commands and key bindings to operate. It is intended to be similar to the VM/CMS System Product Editor, XEDIT, and to Mansfield Software KEDIT. THE was originally written to be used by people already familiar with the above editors. For this reason, there is limited information on using THE. Greater emphasis is placed on reference materials, such as command syntax and configuration.

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