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Computing Services on Campus

As a member of the U-M community, you automatically receive standard computing services, which include email, printing allotments, online storage options, and more. There are many other computing services available throughout campus and the LSA. Here is list of common services to get you started:

Uniqnames and Passwords:
The University of Michigan gives all of its faculty, researchers, staff and students a username (uniqname) and a UMICH password. This enables them to log in to campus computing resources.
  • You use your uniqname and UMICH password when you log in to Wolverine Access and to most university computing services (such as M+GoogleCToolsCanvas, your MCommunity Directory profile, and more).
  • Resetting your UMICH Password: To change your UMICH Password you can go online at to this page and change it manually. You can also change your password over the phone at (734) 764-HELP.
Email:

All employees are provisioned a M+Google account as part of standard computing services provided by the university. Along with email and calendaring, M+Google provides Google collaboration tools, such as Drive and Sites. Students can access M+Google applications with their UMICH password.

Network Connectivity:
  • Ethernet: High speed ethernet is provisioned in offices and lab space throughout the College and is the preferred method of connecting to the College’s networked services and internet. Contact LSA IT if you have further questions or service needs.
  • Wireless (WiFi): Use MWireless (encrypted and secure) on campus.  Click here to learn how to configure settings on your WiFi device for MWireless.
Shared File Server and Storage:

LSA IT provisions secure file space for business use. In addition, the University offers a variety of cloud and campus storage solutions. Click here for more information on the wealth of storage options the University and LSA IT offer.

Desktop Computer and Printing Services:

The LSA IT offers a robust managed desktop and printing environment. We support Windows, Mac, and Linux desktops. Contact LSA IT to further explore your desktop and printing options and services.
    Research Computing and Support:
    LSA IT Advocacy and Research Support (ARS) offers several research-oriented services to LSA faculty and staff.  For more information click here.

    Access to Machines or File Servers:

    LSA maintains its own unique computing environment and shared file system. If at anytime you need access to one of the these resources, have your supervisor send an email authorizing your access to LSA IT (lsait@umich.edu)

    Departmental Computing Resources:

    There are many other computing services available through your individual department. Click here to browse the services offered by your department. 

    Safe Computing:

    Protect your computer, mobile devices, electronic data, and your identity. You can find related information in the following links:

    All hardware and software-related purchases are made through through .  LSA IT is available to consult on any technology purchase and can navigate through the university's complex environment of vendors for you. 

    Looking to buy a personal computer? The Computer Showcase is our one-stop-shop for computer sales, service, and support!  All students, faculty, and staff receive significant educational discounts.

    Mobile Devices:

    Get the Michigan app, which provides the latest U-M news and events, dining hall and University Unions menus, the Magic Bus, and more. Available for most devices.

    Find more apps, mobile development resources, policies, and forums at the online Mobile Apps Center.

    Getting Help:

    For faculty, researchers, and staff,  LSA IT is your one-stop shop for getting help with any computer-related support or questions that you may have. We are here to serve you.

    General Computing Information:

    LSA IT and the University offer a wide variety of computing services and support. Please explore the rest of our department's web page to find out about our full portfolio of services and resources. Other useful information that is not LSA specific can be found in the IT Survival Guide or the ITS Faculty and Researcher Guide.

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