IT Updates

Apr. 1, 2020

As a good digital citizen, it is essential to practice safe computing habits while you work remotely. Doing so can protect you and the university from cyberattacks and keep your computing environment safe. 

Be aware of email and phone scams. There is an increase of cybercriminals posing as legitimate organizations with information about coronavirus...

Mar. 30, 2020

It is important students have the technology they need to learn remotely. That can be challenging if a student does not have access to a computer at home. To help them be successful in their studies, students can now borrow a laptop from UNLV.

Laptop Loan Program

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Mar. 26, 2020

It is important students, faculty, and staff have the software they need to effectively work from home. To help learn, teach, and work remotely, campus constituents can now request temporary licenses for select software. Newly available free or discounted products are listed on the temporary software...

Mar. 26, 2020

Instructors now have another resource to use as they continue to teach remotely. The series of videos covers Webex, UNLV’s web conferencing tool, and Panopto, a lecture capture service. Videos are one-to-two minutes long and cover step-by-step instructions to help instructors get started with these instructional technology applications....

Mar. 25, 2020

Some instructors may use a browser lockdown tool (like Respondus LockDown Browser) in the hopes of preventing cheating. In an online testing environment, this strategy will not work. Instructors should instead consider these assessment tips from the Office of...