For support with Office 365 there is an FAQ with information on how to get started. Also, here are some links that will be very useful in learning about mail, calendaring, Lync, OneDrive and more. You will still use your desktop version of Outlook when in your office, but when away from your workstation Office 365 is your tool.
In order to place an order for HUP, you must:
Be an active employee of UW Colleges or UW Extension.
Have a valid UW Colleges or UW-Extension email address.
Know the company’s Program Code.
Use an accepted form of payment.
Please also note:
Eligible customers are allowed to purchase ONE license of either Office Professional Plus or Office for Mac.
The functionality of the products available matches those of retail versions and provide all the benefits you would receive if you bought it at the store.
Your right to use this software is tied to UW Colleges & Extension’s continued Software Assurance coverage and your continued employment with UW Colleges or UW-Extension. Your IT staff will notify you if the Software Assurance coverage expires.
See the information in this document for information on how to access the Microsoft HUP Web Site and how to order the software.
Snipping Tool - This allows you to capture screen shots and paste them into other documents.
Aero Peek - Temporarily view the Desktop using this tool.
Aero Shake - Need to wade through a bunch of open windows on the desktop? Do the "Shake."
Pinning Programs - Putting shortcuts to programs in convenient locations in Windows 7.
Qualtrics is a web-based survey service that is available for use by all UW-Colleges and Extension faculty, staff and students.You can use the software to create and share surveys, collect data, and produce reports.
Our Qualtrics site can be found at: https://uwex.qualtrics.com. Enter your UW-Colleges and Extension username and your network password. The first time you login, you will be asked to create an account.
Are you using Qualtrics for a research project (a systematic investigation, designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge)? All research conducted by UWC and Extension faculty, staff or students must first be approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB).
For Extension: Visit http://www.uwex.edu/secretary/human-subjects.html
Learning Qualtrics in 5 Steps (video)
Qualtrics - View Results and Reports (KnowledgeBase article)
The video linked here is an introduction to SharePoint for end users. Also covered were some of the more important common tasks for site owners. Check out the video here. It seems to work best in Firefox or Internet Explorer.
- Setting Alerts in SharePoint
- Creating a New SharePoint Sub-site
- Adding Users to a SharePoint Site
- Breaking Inheritance on SharePoint sub-sites
- Editing Web Parts in SharePoint
Audacity is a FREE application to record and edit audio files. It is available for many operating systems. It is available for download here: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
Blackboard Collaborate is our web conferencing tool. You can virtually meet with anyone in the world who as a computer and an internet connection. You can hold virtual office hours, have small group meetings, and give trainings. There are a number of useful features such as Web Tour, Application Share, Breakout rooms, media transfer, and more. All Employees have access to Blackboard Collaborate through the My UW System portal (http://my.wisconsin.edu/). Web Conferencing is found on the Employee Resources tab. Instructors can also access Blackboard Collaborate through Online Rooms in their D2L site.
- To learn more about Blackboard Collaborate go here
- Video about accessing Blackboard Collaborate via the myuwsystem portal
- Link to My UW System Portal Knowledge Base document about Blackboard Collaborate
- Link for the Session Administration System
- Link for recorded moderator training
- Add a WisLine phoneline to your Blackboard Collaborate session