New Academic Faculty Technology Services Checklist

Start the semester off right. Use the checklist below to get started with technology services provided by UNLV Information Technology.

Check your personal email for your ACE account credentials

Your ACE username and password is used to sign in to various UNLV services and applications, including UNLVMail, Workday, wireless network, and more.

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Set up your UNLVMail account

This account provides access to your university email, calendar, and other Google applications, including Google Drive (cloud storage).

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Get a RebelCard

The official UNLV identification card gives you access to many campus services, including campus libraries, RebelCash, and bookstore discounts.

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Log in to Workday

Workday is a one-stop shop for employee benefits, pay stubs, time off requests, and more.

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Connect to the university’s eduroam wireless network

The secure wireless network allows you to connect to Wi-Fi at UNLV and thousands of participating eduroam institutions across the world.

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Learn how to use your UNLV desk phone

Calling instructions give details on how to make calls, use the directory, transfer calls, and set up your voicemail.

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Complete FERPA training

The training is designed to help all UNLV employees understand and comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

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Log in to MyUNLV

This web portal is where you access class rosters, teaching schedules, student records, and more.

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Manage your courses using WebCampus

The learning management system allows you to share course content, post assignments and grades, and communicate with students online.

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Take a virtual tour of your classroom

The 360-degree view gives you an inside look into your classroom*, including the layout and technologies available, and can help you prepare your instructional activities. *Not all classrooms include a virtual tour but more will be added soon.

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Create your own faculty website

This personal site can be used for instructional purposes and to post course information, vitae, research projects, grants, and related material.

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Download software on your UNLV computer

More than 100 free or discounted software titles are available for you to use for instruction and course work.

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Learn about services for students with disabilities

The Disability Resource Center provides a variety of assistive technology and software for UNLV students with disabilities to use for academic activities.

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Leverage free online training to assist students

Lynda.com offers more than 5,000 courses in business, technology, web, and creative skills taught by industry experts to help your students remediate deficits in course prerequisites. Select specific courses to augment your instruction.

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Enhance instruction using classroom software

All general purpose classroom computers include

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Record your presentations using lecture capture technology

Lecture Capture allows you to record lectures or lab demonstrations, caption and share videos, livestream events, and more.

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Encourage class participation using interactive technology

Clickers, or student response system, are handheld remotes that allow students to answer questions during class. Real-time responses are collected electronically, displayed in class for discussion, and recorded for grading purposes.

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Gather feedback for academic and research purposes

Qualtrics is an easy-to-use survey platform that lets you and your students create surveys, collect and store data, and produce reports for teaching, learning, and research needs.

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Tell your students where computer labs are located

There are 50 general use and instructional computer labs on campus. Each lab includes computers, printers, specialized software, and other technology for academic use. Students can also complete coursework 24 hours a day in the TBE A311 lab.

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Checkout different technology to use for instruction and research

University Libraries lends a variety of technology devices, including digital microscopes, cameras, and virtual reality headsets, to students, faculty, and staff.

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Keep track of your teaching, research, and service data

Digital Measures is an online management tool for you to store your research, publications, presentations, and awards for curriculum vitae, tenure promotions, grant biosketches, and accreditation reviews.

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Connect to network resources when you are not on campus

The virtual private network (VPN) is a secure connection that gives you remote access to your desktop computer, UNLV websites, and restricted systems.

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Stay informed on the status of campus technology

The technology status webpage provides you with a view of what is happening with campus systems, applications, and services in real time.

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Know who to contact for assistance with technology issues

The IT Help Desk provides support with password resets, email, wireless, WebCampus, and other computing problems.

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Additional Resources

Need help? Contact the IT Help Desk at 702-895-0777. Walk-in support is available at SU 231 and CBC B113.

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