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Contact Us

University Computer Center
2801 W. Bancroft
MS 202
Toledo, OH 43606-3390
419-530-2400

Information Technology
UTMC | Dowling Hall
3000 Arlington Avenue
MS 1079
Toledo, OH 43614
419-383-2400

ithelpdesk@utoledo.edu

Students

Recommended Hardware & Software Specs

PC and Apple Recommendations
The University of Toledo recommends these specs for all student laptops and desktops
Processor Intel Core i3, i5 or i7
Memory 4GB RAM or more
Hard Drive 250 GB or more
CD Drives DVD/CD-RW Drive
Extra Wireless cards 802.11 a/b/g/n (laptops only)                                 
Operating System Windows 7 or 8 / Mac OS 10.8 or higher
Software Packages Microsoft Office 2010 or higher, Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 or Open Office
Anti-virus Software McAfee, Norton, AVG, or Microsoft Security Essentials
Web Browsers Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer (PC only), or Safari (Apple only)
Anti-Spyware/Anti-Adware Malwarebytes, Super Anti-Spyware or Adware 
Other Programs Adobe Reader, Java, and Adobe Flash Player
Warranty 3 years or more
Accessories Flash drive/Jump drive 4GB or higher, cable lock, laptop carrying bag, network cable
 
 
UTAD Account


Your University of Toledo Authentication Domain (UTAD) account provides authenticated access to most of the University’s computing services using a single username and password combination.

To activate your account use your Internet browser to go to: http://myutaccount.utoledo.edu

Help with UTAD account.

MyUT Portal


The MyUT Portal, at http://myut.utoledo.edu, is the one-stop location for most of your online computing needs at The University of Toledo. You'll use it to get class lists, enter final grades, check your vacation and sick time, get your check stubs, view personal info, get to E-mail, and much more.

In order to login to MyUT, you need an active UTAD account, a computer with Internet access, and a recent version of a Web browser such as Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome or Safari.

Help with MyUT Portal

 
Email


The University of Toledo provides its students with a Microsoft Outlook Live@edu e-mail account with 25GB of storage. The e-mail address is in the form firstname.lastname@rockets.utoledo.edu (e.g., jane.smith@utoledo.edu). You can access your e-mail on the Web from MyUT Portal or Outlook Live Access.

Phone and Email Directory


Look in the Online Directory on the MyUT Portal front page. The directory has two main components:

     People Search—lists students, faculty and staff.

     Department Listing—lists all colleges and departments.

 
Low Cost Software and Computer Equipment


IT provides University of Toledo students discounts on personal purchases of Microsoft products and Adobe products.  Clicking the links below will take you to the websites for these purchases.  

(Note:  These links are for personal purchases only which will be your responsibility for ordering, paying, and maintaining.)

Microsoft Software Packages

Adobe Software Packages

Students are licensed to use SPSS (ONLY ON UT OWNED EQUIPMENT), Endnote, and McAfee Anti-Virus at no cost on their personal machines. To download these software packages, log into your MyUTAccount and click on the download links available in the middle of the screen.

 
Dell

Personal purchases: Dell is offering special discounts for The University of Toledo’s students for personal purchases of Dell computers. The website offers a range of choices that we believe will meet the needs of most home users. To check prices, get more information, or place an order, go to: http://www.dell.com/utoledo or call Dell Direct at 1-888-973-3355.

Visit link for special offers: Dell Monthly Promotional Deals

 
APPLE


Personal purchases:
for personal purchases of Apple computers, other hardware, and software, please visit:

http://store.apple.com/us_edu_5000195

 
LENOVO PURCHASING AND DISCOUNTED PRICE


Personal purchases:
for personal purchases of Lenovo products, click here:

 

 
Labs


If you need to use a computer lab for your class, the first place to check is with your department. They may have a place you can use.  For a comprehensive list of computer labs on and off campus, click here.

 
Wireless


Currently, the Wireless network is available in many locations on the University of Toledo Main Campus. Wireless access on the HSC is available in all buildings.  To see instructions on how to connect to our public wireless, click here.

 
Get Help


By phone:   419.530.2400 (Main Campus) or 419.383.2400 (Health Science Campus)

In person: Information Commons Help Desk located at the Carlson Library

Submit a Help Desk ticket:     http://ithelp.utoledo.edu

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Last Updated: 7/27/15