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