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ITS Computing Accounts

New Accounts/Automatically-Granted Accounts

Accounts for New Faculty, Staff, and Students

What Accounts Am I Granted Automatically?

What About My UVa Email Account?

Computing Accounts for ITS-Supported Services

Most Commonly Used ITS Computing Accounts

Computing Account/What It’s For For Whom? How to Get It

NetBadge

Verifies your identity as a valid user of the UVa website or online resource you are trying to access

(View more NetBadge info)

faculty, staff, students

UVa Email Accounts

Sending and receiving UVa electronic mail; accessing UVa’s centralized calendar through the UVa Centralized Exchange Service

(View more UVa email info)

faculty, staff, students

  • Request a UVa email account
    • Students/alumni: UVa Gmail
    • Faculty/staff: UVa Centralized Exchange Service, UVa Central Mail Service (CMS)

Permanent Password

A password you may use during your time at UVa and beyond

(View more on this password and the in-person identity verification process)

faculty, staff, students

SIS

The Student Information System enables students to manage their admissions application, apply for financial aid, search for and enroll in classes, track their academic progress, request unofficial transcripts, and view grades

(View more SIS info)

faculty, staff, students; applicants for admission to UVa

  • Not a UVa computing account in itself; instead...
  • Simply log into SIS through NetBadge (applicants for admission who are not yet students access the SIS with a Temporary password from the Temporary Password Request page)

UVaCollab

Course management, online collaborations, and personal file storage through My Workspace

(View more UVaCollab info)

faculty, staff, students

  • Not a UVa computing account in itself; instead...
  • Simply log into UVaCollab through NetBadge

UVa Box

Cloud-based storage (50GB) and collaboration service

(View more UVa Box info)

Agency 207 faculty & staff, degree-seeking UVa students

  • Not a UVa computing account in itself; instead...
  • Simply log into UVa Box through NetBadge

Home Directory Service

Online file storage for backup copies of your important academic files, and access to personal webpage publishing

(View more Home Directory info)

faculty, staff, undergraduate students

  • Automatically-granted through your Eservices account. Please Note: Graduate students do not automatically get an HDS account but they may request one.

UVa Exchange Service

Sending and receiving University email and accessing UVa’s centralized calendar and shared resources such as conference rooms, via Microsoft Exchange

(View more Exchange info)

faculty, staff

Eservices

For network printing, UVa Exchange Service, login to computing lab and library computers, the UVa Hive, Premium Server clients, administrative operations, Home Directory Service, SharePoint

faculty, staff, students

The UVa Hive

For accessing UVa-licensed, specialized software programs from virtually anywhere, via the Internet

(View more Hive info)

faculty, staff, students

Research Computing Systems

For computation/memory intensive research-related programs on the high-performance computing clusters

faculty, grad students; undergrad students require a faculty sponsor

SharePoint

The Microsoft online portal for document management and collaboration

(View more Sharepoint info)

faculty, staff, students

  • Your SharePoint password is your Eservices password

Access to Restricted Resources from off-Grounds

Computing Account/What It’s For For Whom? How to Get It

UVaAnywhere & UVaAnywhere-Lite (VPN)

For accessing restricted resources (such as library journals and Software Central downloads) remotely as if on the UVa network

(View more VPN and VPN Lite info)

faculty, staff, students

Proxy Server

For accessing restricted resources (such as library journals and Software Central downloads) remotely/from off-Grounds

(View more Proxy Server info)

faculty, staff, students

VPN for Oracle (Integrated System)

Log into the Cisco VPN client prior to making connections to the Integrated System

(View more VPN info)

faculty and staff only

Accounts for Hosting Websites/Web Applications

Computing Account/What It’s For Description How to Get It

Home Directory Service

Online file storage for backup copies of your important academic files, and access to personal webpage publishing

(View more Home Directory info)

 

faculty, staff, undergraduate students

  • Automatically-granted through your Eservices account. Please Note: Graduate students do not automatically get an HDS account but they may request one.

Faculty Web Server

For faculty.virginia.edu websites

 

faculty; grad students require a faculty sponsor

Student Council Web server

For student organization (CIO) websites

 

students

MySQL server

For dbm2 (Web-enabled database hosting)

 

faculty, staff, students

www.web.virginia.edu & fusion.web.virginia.edu websites

Hosting of ASP/.NET/Cold Fusion Web applications and sites using Microsoft server technologies

 

faculty, staff

Guest Access

For guest access to UVa systems, please email the ISPRO Access Management Office (Accounts Office) at accounts-access@virginia.edu.

  Page Updated: 2014-02-04

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