Getting Connected at UNC
Description: Wireless Connecting to the UNC Wireless Network Email  Campus Email Cheat Sheet     Heelmail ( Outlook Android iOS (iPhone, iPod, iPad)     Exchange ( Outlook Web App Outlook 2010 and 2013 (Win) Outlook 2011 (Mac) Android iOS (iPhone, iPod, iPad) Antivirus      Personally Owned Microsoft Security Essentials (Windows) ClamX Antivirus (Mac)      University Owned Microsoft […]
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Installing ArcGIS 10.x Desktop on Windows (Onyen Restricted)
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How to enable a firewall on Windows and Mac OS X?
Description: To protect the campus network from the spread of viruses and malware, we require all computers to have a firewall installed, enabled and configured to block malicious traffic. A firewall provides a layer of protection between your computer and the internet. It serves as a barrier and can help defend against someone attempting to access […]
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Update Your Software Regularly
Description: As a best practice the University recommends that you keep your software up to date on a regular basis.  This software includes, Operating Systems, Web Browsers, and Web applications/ web browser plug-ins.  Leaving these unattended can leave them open to attacks and breach in sensitive information. How to update you operating system: Windows Turn on […]
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VPN Installation
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Identity Finder Search on Windows
Description:  Starting a Search  What will Identity Finder scan and how long will it take? Identity Finder will search your computer for any occurrences of Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and passport numbers. It will only search local hard drives (C:, D:, etc.) and external USB drives. It will not search remote drives connected to […]
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End of support for Windows XP and Office 2003.
Description: On April 8, 2014, Microsoft Corporation will discontinue all support for the Windows XP operating system, including all security updates, hot fixes, and support services as detailed at  If you use Windows XP on UNC’s network after April 8th, 2014, you are placing yourself and the University at risk. The University’s Network Acceptable Use […]
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UNC-PSK Configuration for Windows
Description: Note:  If you are using another Operating System other than Windows Vista/7/8, then see the document Connecting to the UNC Network – Getting Started to select your Operating System or device. Getting connected to the UNC-Chapel Hill UNC-PSK network involves three steps: finding your device’s Wi-Fi ID, registering your device’s Wi-Fi ID, and configuring your […]
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Eduroam Configuration for Windows
Description: Note:  If you are using another Operating System other than Windows, then visit the document Connecting to the UNC Wireless Network – Getting Started to select your Operating System or device. This document was written for version 7 through 8.1 of the Windows operating system. Each versions may look slightly different than the screenshots below. […]
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Free Tech Resources
Description: This PDF linked describes IT resources at UNC-Chapel Hill that are free for students to use.  This information was originally composed by Student Government as a service for students by students. Free Tech Resources
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