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Get Started at UVA

New to the U? How to Get Started with Computing & Communications

New UVA Students

Get started with everything you need at UVA including activating your computing account and setting up email:

Additional Resources

New UVA Employees

“Onboarding” for new faculty & staff:


Other Important Information:

Connect to the Internet

Your UVA Computing Accounts

Free & Low-Cost Software

You have access to lots of free and low-cost software—including antivirus—as long as you’re at UVA.

Phones & Mobile Devices

News, Alerts, & Downtimes

  • Beware email scams: Bookmark the UVA Security Alerts & Warnings page. Check unexpected email messages you receive against this page to see if they are fraudulent or known phishing scams. Forward scam emails to
  • Stay informed: Find out about downtimes and service notices by viewing ITS Service Status or connect with us on social media for tech news, tips, events, downtimes, & more:

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  Page Updated: 2017-11-30