Technology

As part of the University of Texas at Arlington, all students of the Fort Worth Center have access to UTA’s state-of-the-art technology, including its MyMav student portal, email system, distance learning programs and computer help desk, just to name a few.

Classroom Tech & Support

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The classrooms at the Center are equipped with computers with Smart monitors, projectors and screens, document cameras, laptop connections, whiteboards, and lecture capture technology.

Onsite staff and/or student tech support and assistance is available until 8:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, Friday until 5:00 p.m., and from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Saturday. Support staff is located at the front information desk next to the security guard.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please email utafw@uta.edu.

 

Computer Lab & Library

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To better serve your educational and technological needs, we offer a state-of-the-art electronic resource library located on the first floor of campus. Here, you can gain access to computers, printers, copiers, scanners and fax machines, all with the swipe of your Mav ID card. For further assistance on Pharos and wireless printing see our Printing Tutorial.

Each library computer is equipped with online subscription databases, electronic resources and Geographic Information Systems software, so you can complete all your course research easily, quickly and right on campus. The Library is open Monday-Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Please familiarize yourself with our Library Policies and Procedures.

MyMav

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As a Maverick, you’ll automatically have access to MyMav, the student information portal for UTA. Use MyMav to find and register for classes, handle tuition payments, check grades and more. MyMav is the ideal tool for managing and keeping your college career on track.

Uses for MyMav:

  • Search classes
  • Register for classes
  • Apply for graduation
  • Check account balances
  • Make payments
  • Create to-do lists
  • Print transcripts
  • View academic progress
  • Find exam schedules
  • Accept and decline financial awards

Log in to MyMav at www.uta.edu/mymav.

Email

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All students at the UTA Fort Worth Center receive a 25GB MavMail email box. Available throughout your tenure at UTA and continuing into your life as an alumnus, you can use your MavMail to manage and organize class materials and communicate with students and professors. Utilize private, shared and public folders to organize and manage your education at www.uta.edu/oit/cs/email/mavmail.php.

NetID

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As a UTA Fort Worth Center student, you will receive a NetID and password. These will allow you to access the UTA network and other online university resources. You can manage your NetID at www.uta.edu/selfservice.

Help Desk

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We know how important computers are to your success as a student. That’s why we offer a complimentary help desk for all your computing and technology needs. Available by phone, email and chat, you can access the help desk from anywhere, anytime at www.uta.edu/oit/cs/index.php. The help desk is also available in-person at the Central Library on the main campus in Arlington.

Distance Education

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If you are taking an online course or your instructor supplements classroom instruction with online content, you will most likely utilize Blackboard to access the content.  You will need your NetID and password to login.

Make sure to check your syllabus and/or contact your instructor to make sure you access the correct resource.

File Storage

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Files on university network drives are accessible from on and off campus and are backed up every night. You have 500Mb of storage on MavSpace 160 Mg on your J: drive and 100 Mb Web Publishing folder.

When using a computer in OIT labs, you must save your files to a network or external drive; files saved on the hard drive are automatically deleted. For more information see File Storage and Sharing.

The service on Windows Live includes Sky Drive(OneDrive), 5 GB of network storage with private, shared, and public folders that you can control and manage yourself.

Other Technology Offerings

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UTA Wireless Network

Universal wireless setup instructions for laptop computers through OIT. Click here to view a detailed, print-ready pdf of the Universal Wireless Setup Instructions.

Software Discounts

The Computer Store distributes selected Microsoft software at substantial savings, due to special licensing agreements with Microsoft. You can find other academically prices software, storage media, and peripheral items at the store.

DreamSpark Downloads (Students Only)

Currently enrolled UT Arlington students can download professional Microsoft developer, designer, and gaming software through DreamSpark at no charge. Learn more about DreamSpark or see a list of available software.