Why shop around for software when in many cases you can get it through the campus for discounted prices or in some cases no user fee at all. The campus site licensing webpage is your key to finding the best deals on our campus for Microsoft office applications and operating systems for faculty and staff computers, as well as academic-related software for statistics, graphing, math and research for students, faculty and staff.
The campus cable TV service has recently updated its channel lineup and offerings to include more high-definition (HD) channels. These additions bring the HD lineup up to 28 channels and include five channels of HBO programming, Fox Sports 1 (Speed), Fox Sports 2 (Fuel), as well as BuffsTV, the locally originated CU sports programming from BuffVision. Additionally, several channels have been removed from the analog group of channels since they were already being delivered as HD digital channels.
There is a wealth of technology on our campus that can help you reach your learning and research goals, but sometimes the biggest barrier is simply learning how to tap into that technology and put it to use. That’s where the Tech Boot Camp comes in.
The Student Training on Application Technology team, or STAT, will provide hourly training sessions during the first week of classes to help new students get started with using campus technology.
The Office of Information Technology and the CU-Boulder Police Department are once again providing a free registration service for laptops and other portable computing devices and record numbers are taking advantage. A registered computer is less attractive to would-be thieves and is easier to recover if it is ever lost or stolen.
As is the case with most new operating system releases, there are initially a number of incompatibilities with commonly used applications and this is also the case with Windows 8. The Office of Information Technology (OIT) recommends upgrading only when applications that you commonly use are supported and compatible. Also, a general familiarity with the new Metro interface is strongly encouraged before upgrading to Windows 8.
R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. The R language is widely used among statisticians for developing statistical software and data analysis. It is well supported and runs on a wide variety of UNIX platforms, Windows and Mac OS X.
R is an increasingly popular alternative, for many purposes, to the commercial statistical packages like SPSS, SAS, and Stata. A growing number of courses either teach R or encourage its use.
As is the case with most new operating system releases, there are initially a number of incompatibilities with commonly used applications and Mountain Lion is no exception. OIT recommends upgrading only when applications that you commonly use are supported and compatible.
Fetch is used to make secure file transfers with other systems, using an intuitive and convenient GUI.
Open the downloaded DMG file, and copy "Fetch.app" into your Mac's Applications folder. After closing the DMG file, run the Fetch for the first time and enter the license key when it is requested.
Listed below are known issues related to Mobile Devices and their use with campus services, as well as possible workarounds and/or progress toward resolution of the issues. If the suggested workarounds do not help you, or if you are having any issue at all, contact the IT Service Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-735-4357 (5-HELP from a campus phone).
Learn how to keep your Macintosh system up-to-date and therefore protected from security vulnerabilities.
Do you have laptop protection? Make your laptop a less inviting target by registering it with CU-Boulder.
If you’re like most people, your laptop is an indispensable tool in your teaching, learning or research endeavors. Having your laptop and all the information on it stolen would be a huge setback. This is why the CU-Boulder offers laptop registration.
Learn how to keep your Windows system up-to-date and therefore protected from security vulnerabilities.
SkillSoft is your online training resource containing self-paced online and instructor-led training on a variety of topics, as well as access to a vast library via the Books 24x7 program. Best of all, you can access it all at no cost through the campus portal for Faculty, Staff and Student Employees.
Stata is available for purchase at reduced rates via a "GradPlan" at the CU-Boulder campus, by students, faculty, and staff. (Note: CU-Denver is also a participating campus for Stata's GradPlan.)
Orders are picked up on campus. Include your colorado.edu email address when ordering, and you will be contacted by a StataCorp sales person with campus pick up time and location. Typically orders are available for pick up within 3 business days.