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.
Campus software package that encompasses Student Records, Human Resources, and Financial Services.
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 is a web-based course management software used by instructors to build and manage their online classes.
- Financial aid
- Student accounts
Faculty and advisors
- Class rosters
- Declared majors
- Degree audits
- Student transcripts
- Leave reports and balances
- Tax forms
Illume, the primary application in the Civitas Learning application suite, provides instructors and administrators real-time historical, current, and predictive insights on student performance.
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 G Suite for Education.
Google Meet is a video conferencing service that enables you to join virtual meetings via audio, video, chat, and screen sharing with up to 100 people with no time limits. Telephone dial-in to a U.S. phone number is provided; dial-out is free to the United States and Canada.
Google Meet is one of the core services in G Suite for Education.
Need a new mailing list?Request a Google Group instead! A Google Group acts as both a traditional mailing list as well as a message archive stored on the web, and has replaced LISTSERV for manually-managed mailing lists as of January 1, 2020.
- Academic Calendar
- Admissions, financial aid, and registration deadlines and first/last day of classes
- Alumni Association events
- Sporting events
- Campus Life
- Student events
- Class Schedule
- Current semester
- Cultural Events
- Music, dance, theater, and visual arts
- Meetings & Lectures
- Public seminars, workshops and other educational events
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.
Spreadsheets present tables of values arranged in rows and columns that can be manipulated mathematically using both basic and complex arithmetic operations and functions. The program can work on multiple platforms, like Windows, macOS, smartphones, and tablets.
What can you do with Microsoft Excel?
- Import, export, and convert Excel, .csv, .txt and .ods formatted data.
- Use editing formula to perform calculations on your data, and use formatting to create your own style.
- Chat in real time with others who are editing your spreadsheet while using the online version.
- Create charts with your data.
- Embed a spreadsheet — or individual sheets of your spreadsheet — on your blog or website.
Office 365 is a communication and collaboration service hosted by Microsoft offered to current students and employees for personal use. Office 365 allows users to install Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, and OneNote applications on their local computers, as well as access to the online versions of the software.
The applications supporting these services and data are hosted in data-centers owned and managed by Microsoft.
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.
OneDrive has file sharing and editing features that make it easy to access your files, photos and music. There is also a desktop app for OneDrive that creates a folder on your PC or Mac that syncs with your cloud folder and lets you access files on your PC remotely. When you access your OneDrive, you will see that you can upload & download files or create new folders, Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents. The documents that you create here will be automatically saved in your OneDrive cloud account.
One Drive client software is available for Windows, Mac OS X 10.6, Android smartphones and tablets, iPhones and iPads with iOS 5.0 or higher.
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 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 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.
What can you do with PowerPoint?
PowerPoint gives you the ability to share your presentation with others in real time on the web. You would supply the user with a link to the presentation. After selecting the link, the user(s) will be able to follow you and your presentation online.
- Custom animation
- Add photos, videos and sound effects
- Save as a webpage
- Print presentations as handouts
- Embed YouTube videos
The Microsoft Software Center provides a large catalog of software you can install on your Active Directory domain-joined computer as needed.
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.
The program can work on multiple platforms, like Windows, macOS, smartphones, and tablets.
What can you do with Microsoft Word Docs?
- Use the traditional options like copy, cut and paste.
- Add headers and footers, and page formatting.
- Use Mail merge for letters, envelopes and labels.
- Access add-ons like dictionaries, mail chimp, and Fax.
- Open and edit PDF files.
- Insert pictures from your hard drive or from the web right from the Microsoft Word Insert Tool Bar.
Qualtrics LLC (“Qualtrics”) has developed a series of proprietary web-based programs that facilitate and automate the process of conducting surveys, polls, intercepts, and reports. With the expansion of a university-wide agreement with Qualtrics, a single site-wide Qualtrics tenant is available to UA Little Rock affiliated users, including current students, faculty, and staff.
The university phone system for the UA Little Rock and William H. Bowen School of Law campuses utilizes the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) method of providing telephony service via the internet. This modernization of the legacy telecommunication infrastructure has increased service levels and expanded the telephony features available to users on the Mitel VoIP phone sets.
There are a number of wired network ports available throughout the main UA Little Rock campus in multiple public areas, conference rooms, and classrooms. Current students and employees may plug into these public ports to access campus and internet services.
WordPress is the university web content management system that supports both our official university website and our personal blogging platform known as Commons @ UA Little Rock.