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Network Everywhere Phase Two Completed

Monday, January 22, 2018

There are more than 4,600 access points throughout campus. As this number grows, students, faculty and staff will find it easier to stay connected as they move from building to building.

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Help Available For Your Online Course Materials

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

If you are having issues with your classes' online course material, help is available in person, online or by phone. Visit the U of A Bookstore or the Union ITS Help Desk

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Students Save 75 Percent on Adobe Creative Cloud

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions are available to University of Arkansas students for a special discounted rate of $60. Go to and use your UARK address.

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Kumo Allows Users to Connect Cloud Storage as Local Storage

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Kumo allows users to set up their favorite cloud storage site as a local storage drive, now available in Tech Spot computer labs within the Arkansas Union, Northwest Quad, J.B. Hunt and ADSB.

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Box Provides Cloud File Storage and Sharing

Monday, January 08, 2018

The cloud-storage resource Box is now available, free of charge, to the University of Arkansas community. Box offers on online space for collaboration and cloud storage resources.

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BASIS and webBASIS Briefly Interrupted This Weekend

Thursday, January 04, 2018

On Sunday, BASIS and webBASIS will be interrupted from 2 to 3 a.m. during Mainframe maintenance.

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Blackboard Learn to Get New Features and Improved Accessibility

Friday, December 15, 2017

The change most users will notice first is the new look and feel, specifically designed to be mobile-friendly across various device types. The upgrade will begin at 11 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24.

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New Cash Registers Speed up Transactions on Campus

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thanks to a large collaborative effort to install 38 new cash registers in all campus locations this fall, transactions happen nearly instantaneously.

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Blackboard, Network and Other Services Affected During December Maintenance

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Maintenance scheduled through the end of the year will affect Blackboard Learn, the campus network and other services.

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