IT Resources for Graduate Students

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This page serves as a handy starting point to acquaint you with UNT's IT resources.

University Information Technology provides many of the following resources, including the UIT Help Desk, your starting point for IT connectivity, access issues and troubleshooting. Be sure to look at the Resources for Students page as well.

The UIT Help Desk – If you have a computing question and/or problem and can't think of whom to contact or where to look for a solution, just remember to contact the UIT Help Desk.

Call: 940-565-2324   | Click: Online Help Desk  –  Email: helpdesk@unt.edu   |  Come by: Sage Hall, Room 330D. 

Student Computer Labs – A list of labs, their locations and operating hours – one is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week; check the SCL website.

Virtual Computer Lab – University IT offers quick access to the statistics, analytics and modeling software packages through the Virtual Statistics Lab. These applications are hosted on UNT servers and presented virtually to your on- or off-campus computer, meaning that you may use these full applications without the need to install them on your local computer. The lab is available to faculty, staff and students—provided it’s for academic purposes. 

Adaptive Computer Lab – The Adaptive Computer Lab, located in Sage Hall, Room 330, is available for UNT students who benefit from accommodations, such as adaptive software and hardware. For more information about adaptive services available for students at the UNT campus, please visit the Office of Disability Access, located in Sage Hall, Room 167.

Other Services and Resources

  • Lynda.com courses – More than 4,700 online video tutorials are available to currently enrolled UNT students and employees. LyndaCampus Playlist: Microsoft© Office 365: SharePoint, OneDrive, Outlook, Acrobat DC, Excel, PowerPoint and more • Recommended by the University IT Help Desk
  • Research Computing – Graduate students working under the supervision of UNT researchers have access to the Talon high-performance computing system.
  • Data Science and Analytics – Provides research and statistical consulting and more.
  • Research Data Services – Services are offered through the Exam and Research Data Services Office to graduate and post-graduate students completing a thesis or doctoral dissertation with the approval of the major professor: key-entry of survey or research projects into a custom data file, ready for analysis; customized scannable survey forms created using any current form. 
  • Benchmarks Online – A monthly publication with timely articles including monthly columns from the UIT Help Desk and Research and Statistical Support staff.
  • The online Student Tech Tour provides information and resources to help users gain access and connectivity to university services and learning applications.
  • Is Your Computer Secure? A checklist and resource for password security, virus protection, copyright advice and a variety of other security issues. Source: UNT System IT Shared Services.
  • Tips, Information and Resources – This handy brochure for the UIT Help Desk includes a summary of the IT services available at UNT and how to access them quickly online – save to your desktop, print or bookmark this page.

Questions?

Please contact the University IT Help Desk. Call, click or come by!
940-565-2324 | ServiceNow System: Submit a "Trouble Ticket"—Request for Services
Help Desk Website ~ Email | Sage Hall, Room 330D

You are welcome to participate in the Help Desk Client Feedback Survey.