Admin IT Tech Tips



Adobe License Changes - Fall 2018

November 29, 2018
Due to changes in campus licensing agreements with Adobe, all versions of Adobe Acrobat are set to expire on November 30, 2018. The new licensing model is no longer per-computer but per-user and will require each user to sign into Adobe Acrobat with their UCD computing account. Click to read more.

How to Update Box Drive

October 29, 2018
Box Drive requires the occasional software updates, which can be performed without any administrative privileges. Follow the steps below to update Box Drive on Windows or MacOS

Help! My email is offline.

August 08, 2018

Occasionally you may experience a feeling that you have not received any email in a while.  One of the first things to check is to see if your email is "Working Offline".  This is easy to determine by viewing the lower left hand corner of your active Outlook window. 



Manage Passwords with LastPass

July 11, 2018
Manage your passwords with LastPass, a free online password management tool.

Network Drives and Document Storage

June 11, 2018

All staff of Finance, Operations and Administration (FOA)  uses network drives for storing of files.  The network drives, typically H: and U:, are fully backed up and can be used to restore files. The H: drive is your personal Home drive and you are the only one with access to it and files within.  The U: drive is for your unit.  Staff in your unit will be able to access anything stored in the U: drive.  All FOA staff should have access to their own personal or 'home' drive.