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Learning Remotely

UNLV offers a variety of technologies and services that can help set you up for success as you learn remotely.

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Equipment

It is important that you test your devices and internet capabilities before you begin class. Make sure you can access course materials, communicate with your instructors and classmates, and complete assignments.

Computer/Mobile Device

Internet Connection

Antivirus Software

ACE Account

Internet Service

Cox Communications is offering home internet service at a discounted rate to UNLV students. Discover which Cox Cares internet plan fits your learning remotely needs.

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Online Resources

Access library materials

You can access library resources online or Gartner's IT-related insights to complete research and class projects.

Collaborate with classmates

You can work with your classmates in real time by using G Suite tools like Google Docs,Sheets, and Slides.

Share files with group members

You should use Google Drive to store your own files, while a shared storage space is perfect for group projects. Using a Google Drive allows you and others to access documents using any device.

Chat with group members

Stay in touch with classmates using Google Meet and Chat. You can instant message people using Google Chat or host virtual meetings or record a presentation with Google Meet, which has live captioning and document sharing features.

Increase business, creative, and technology skills

LinkedIn Learning offers thousands of on-demand courses and instructional videos that are led by experts.

Contact your instructor and classmates

You can use your university email to communicate with your classmates and instructors.

On-Campus Resources

Computer Labs

Some computer labs are open with reduced hours. Printing is available in these labs.

View Available Computer Labs

Study Spaces

You can visit a designated space to study or take a remote course while on campus.

View Study Space Locations

RebelApps

Connect to a virtual desktop in a computer lab to access 40+ academic software to complete your coursework. Alternatively, you can purchase software for at home use, with some vendors offering educational discounts.

Access RebelApps

Stay Cybersafe

Practicing good security habits is key to protecting you and the university from cyber attacks. As a good digital citizen, you can prevent data breaches and cybercrime by following Smart Computing guidelines for phishing, social engineering, and other hacking attempts. Installing antivirus and updating software and applications are essential.

Technology Support

You can reach out to the IT Help Desk for technical assistance on these remote services.

Contact IT Help Desk