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Getting Started Guide - Faculty and Staff

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Accounts & Passwords

IT Account

Required to log on to your work computer, access UCalgary email, download specialized software, connect to campus wi-fi and much more. 

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Used to access secure university applications (e.g. PeopleSoft)

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The myUofC web portal is your single point of access to information, transactions and applications based on your role at the University of Calgary.

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PeopleSoft is the system used for transactions related to Finance, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources and Student Admin. 

Online Training (HR, Finance, SCM)

Online Training (Student Admin)

PeopleSoft Access Request

Used to request access to PeopleSoft functions and modules that are in addition to the self-service functions

Job Aids for Managers & Employees

Productivity Tools

Email & Calendar

Exchange (Outlook) is the standard UCalgary email and calendar platform for faculty and staff, providing integration between tasks, calendar items, email messages and contacts.

Web based access is available through the Outlook Web App.

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Site-licensed productivity, research and statistical software is available to members of the university community with a valid IT Account. 

Visit the University Software Distribution website for a list of executable files and download instructions.

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Provides researchers with an automated workflow when applying for certifications, ensuring consistency and compliance for audit reporting, regulatory bodies and funding agencies.


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High Performance Computing

Computing resources that go beyond those available in departments or the IT general purpose Linux cluster.

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Research System Design

Design consultations, hosting and support services for your research system.

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Campus Wi-Fi


AirUC Secure is the recommended wireless internet network on campus, available in all buildings on campus, as well as outdoors.

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Wireless network that allows students, faculty and staff from participating educational institutions to securely access the Internet while visiting other member universities.

Note: Eduroam is not intended to be the primary wireless network for UCalgary faculty and staff.

Connect to Eduroam

List of participating Canadian institutions

Teaching & Learning

Desire2Learn (D2L)

Online platform for managing courses, entering grades, collecting assignments, and much more.

Login to D2L

Find D2L help online

Top Hat

Web-based classroom response platform that is compatible with D2L. Learn more

Adobe Presenter

Add narration to slides for web presentations. Learn more

Adobe Connect

Web-based audio conferencing tool for real-time virtual lectures, meetings and discussions.

Get help with Adobe Connect 

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