Computing resources

Policies

  • Please read the following policies which govern the use of University Information Resources and apply to all staff, faculty, students, and third-parties who access University Information and Information Systems.

Computer accounts

Computers

Computing servers

Hardware purchases

See the Technology Solution Centre and the UVic Computer Store.

Software (site licensed)

Software (TeX/LaTeX)

  • ProText (MikTeX and TeXStudio frontend for Windows)
  • MacTeX (TeXLive and TeXShop frontend for macOS)
  • IPE drawing program which can understand LaTeX.
  • Overleaf or Authorea (Write LaTeX documents in the cloud)

Network access

  • Ethernet - plug ethernet cable into back of phone or plug into the wall port in your office (not all wall ports are active)
  • UVic wireless (recommended)
  • eduroam wireless (for short term visitors without an affiliate Netlink ID) 
  • UVicStart wireless (primarily used to set up one of UVic or eduroam or UVicGuest)
  • Wireless setup

Email

File storage

(wireless and off campus users must first connect to vpn.uvic.ca using Cisco Anyconnect)

Printers and photocopiers

(wireless and off campus users must first connect to vpn.uvic.ca using Cisco Anyconnect)

Web page hosting


Social Media

References