Application Registry

IT Services manages a large portfolio of applications for the university. Finding out information about any single application can be confusing, especially for new employees and students.

Use this registry to learn what each application does, who can use it, how to log in, and how to get support.

Argos

The Argos reporting tool was designed to provide readily available pre-designed reports and a flexible, user-friendly ad-hoc report building tool.

Astra Schedule

The Academic and Event Scheduling Policy states that academic course and event scheduling is managed using Astra Schedule, a web-based software scheduling management system.

Banner

Campus software package that encompasses Student Records, Human Resources, and Financial Services.

Banner Data Input

This tool provides Banner users with an access point to conveniently input data to Banner based on security level. Use the file loading tool to upload small data files.

Banner Data Output

This tool provides Banner users with an access point to conveniently output data from Banner based on security level. Use the file loading tool to download small data files.

Blackboard

Blackboard is a web-based course management software used by instructors to build and manage their online classes.

BOSS

BOSS is a self-service information system used by UALR employees and students to update personal information, change passwords, and view academic and financial records.

FormFusion

FormFusion simplifies the generation of letters and other correspondence involving data from Banner. Examples include creating financial aid award Letters, formatting 1099’s, or arranging missing information letters for new students.

Google Calendar

Use Google Calendar to schedule meetings by inviting anyone with an email address. You can set up meeting reminders, check for conflicts with other UALR users, and share your calendar with others.

Google Calendar is one of the core services in Google Apps for Education.

Google Drive

Google Drive (also known as Google Docs) allows you to create and store files that can be accessed anywhere, and then share those files with others instead of attaching them to emails. You can also collaborate with other UALR users on the same document in real-time.

Google Drive is one of the core services in Google Apps for Education.

Google Groups

Google Groups makes it easy for groups of people—such as project teams, departments, or classmates—to communicate and collaborate. You can send an email to everyone in a group with one address, invite a group to an event, or share documents with a group.

Google Groups is one of the core services in Google Apps for Education.

Google Mail

Your UALR email account is the primary means of communication from UALR. It is necessary for all students and employees to use their UALR email accounts to receive emergency alerts, registration and billing information, campus announcements, and other critical notices.

Google Mail is one of the core services in Google Apps for Education.

ImageNow

ImageNow is a document imaging system used to electronically store and retrieve images of documents. ImageNow is available in a client version that is necessary for inputting documents into the system, as well as a web version (known as WebNow) that can be used for viewing/read-only purposes.

IntelleCheck

IntelleCheck is the only laser check solution designed specifically for use with Banner. A key feature of this particular application is that it does not require new hardware, in fact it will work with the printers you and your staff are currently using.

LISTSERV

LISTSERV is the software UALR uses to manage public and private email lists for discussion, marketing, distribution, and announcements.

Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program included in the Microsoft Office suite of applications. With Office 365, you are able to download the application to your hard drive and will also have access to the online version. The online version gives you the capability to share and collaborate with others on your files in real-time.

Microsoft Office 365

Office 365 is a communication and collaboration service hosted by Microsoft offered to current students and employees for personal use. Office 365 ProPlus includes a local installation of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, and OneNote applications, as well as access to the online versions of the software.

Microsoft OneDrive
Microsoft OneDrive

Microsoft OneDrive (previously SkyDrive) is a cloud storage, file hosting service with up to one TB of space that allows users to sync files and later access them from a web browser or mobile device.

Microsoft OneNote
Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft OneNote is a computer program for free-form information gathering and multi-user collaboration. It gathers users' notes (handwritten or typed), drawings, screen clippings, and audio commentaries. Notes can be shared with other OneNote users over the Internet or a network. This is a great tool for organizing your classes or your daily activities.

Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. While Outlook is often used mainly as an email application, it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taker, journal, and web browser.

Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is a powerful slide show presentation program. It is a standard component of the company's Microsoft Office suite software, and is bundled together with Word, Excel, and other office productivity tools. The program uses slides to convey information rich in multimedia. The term slide refers to the old slide projector, which this software effectively replaces.

Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a word processing program that allows for the creation of both simple and complex documents. With Office 365, you are able to download the application to your hard drive and will also have access to the online version. The online version gives you the capability to share and collaborate with others on your files in real-time.

Virtual private networking (VPN)

A virtual private network (VPN) connection allows off-campus computer users to access campus-only services (such as accessing remote desktops from home). UALR provides access to the VPN service to current students and employees of the University.

WebNow

WebNow is the web version of ImageNow that is only used for viewing (read-only access). If your department does not need to enter documents into the system, and only needs to view existing documents, you can request a WebNow account.

Wireless network

The wireless (Wi-Fi) network provides campus affiliates (current students, recent graduates, and current employees) with wireless access to both campus and internet services. UALR has been operating a wireless network since early 2001. We are constantly working to improve the user experience by increasing speed, bandwidth, and coverage.