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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 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+Google, CTools, Canvas, 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 students 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.

Campus Computing Sites and Printing:
  • Computing Sites: Campus Computing Sites provides public access workstations for use by university students, faculty and staff.
  • Printing: The standard computing services allows students to print up to 400 black-and-white pages per term at no cost to all ITS Campus Computing Sites printers.
  • Virtual Sites: is a service that allows remote use of a Campus Computing Sites Windows computer and the licensed software on it from any personal computer. This service gives Windows users access to specialized software on an as-needed basis, and it gives Macintosh users a way to use Windows software from their Macintosh computer. The service can be used on or off the U-M campus.
Wireless (Wifi) Network:

Use MWireless (encrypted and secure) on campus and in residence halls. Some schools/colleges and the Health System also provide WiFi networks in their locations. Learn how to configure settings on your WiFi device.

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:

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:

The ITS Service Center provides support for your standard computing services and more. They can be contacted by:
The Computer Showcase offers walk-in maintenance services for most brands of computers. They are also an authorized service center for Apple, Dell, and HP. Get help with computer software and hardware maintenance and repair.

For personal computers, please use the information above. For LSA managed services only, contact the LSA IT.

After Graduation:

What happens to your uniqname, email, directory profile, and computing services after you leave U-M?

Students who graduate from U-M become alumni and therefore maintain a life-long relationship with the university. An affiliation of "alumni" is added to their MCommunity Directory profile after they graduate.  Alumni keep some, but not all, of the services they had access to as students.  Other services, such as M+Box, are converted to personal accounts and remain available. For additional information about the specific services that are available to you after graduation, please reference the accounts web page (Click Here).

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. The University of Michigan IT Survival Guide has additional resources for you to explore. 


ITS also has a guide to for U-M Technology Resources & Technology to explain the different ways that students can get connected on campus.


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