IRD Information For Students
Information for Students
In the summer of 2017 the University began transitioning to a new managed print arrangement that fielded new cutting edge Xerox multi-function printers. All new print devices provide a full suite of capability including color and black and white printing, copying, and scan to email. By the end of the 2018 school year, all printers across the University will be part of this program.
UIW Print Installation - PC
This tutorial will walk you through the process of printing using your PC. Learn to print from your PC (PDF)
UIW Print Installation - Mac
This tutorial will walk you through the process of printing using your Mac. Learn to print from your Mac (PDF)
UIW Print from the Web
This tutorial will walk you through the process of printing using a web browser. (PDF)
Pricing for prints on ALL UIW owned Xerox devices will be charged on a per page basis as outlined below:
|Type||Single Sided||Double Sided|
|Black and White||$.06||$.04|
Note: The default settings for all printers are black and white and double sided. These settings can be changed when printing through printer properties.
Adding Money to Your Student Account
In order for students to print in the new UIW Print system they must add credit to their account. Learn how to add money to your student print account. (PDF)
Your UIW email account is powered by Microsoft's Office 365. It has all the features of Microsoft Outlook on the web, including calendar, contacts, and 100 Gigabytes (GB) of storage! UIW Email is the official form of electronic communication between UIW and you – plan on checking it often.
Emergency Notification System
UIW utilizes Rave Alert for its emergency notification system. For more information on Rave, log in to the MyWord portal and select the "Rave Alert" button from the launchpad.
UIW Engage is UIW's student organization system. Students may join organizations or view upcoming campus events through the use of this system. UIW Engage may be accessed via the myWord portal or the University Events and Student Programs web page.
Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS) (http://blackboard.uiwtx.edu) – UIW’s LMS, called Blackboard, provides you with access to course syllabi as well as other features faculty may choose to include, such as assignments, discussion boards, online quizzes, video lecture capture, etc.
Registration and Grades
Bannerweb (https://bannerweb.uiwtx.edu) - UIW's student information system, called Bannerweb, allows you to register for classes online, check grades, view the course catalog, etc.
Student Portal ( https://my.uiwtx.edu)
Your employee portal, called myWord, provides single sign-on access to many tech tools (e.g., UIW Mail, Blackboard, Bannerweb, etc.).
Campus Wireless Network
Students have access to wireless internet connectivity across the entire campus. In classrooms, the library, and indoor/outdoor gathering spaces, most students will want to select the uiw-connect network connection.
- How do I access the wireless network using a PC? (PDF)
- How do I access the wireless network using a MAC? (PDF)
- How do I access the wireless guest network? (PDF)
Students living on-campus will want to connect to the uiw-students network for laptops and phones when they are in their residence halls or apartments. All other devices will need to be connected to the uiw-resnet-limited network.
Download the Mobile App for iOS devices or Android: http://m.uiw.edu/
Every undergraduate is expected to come to school with a laptop computer. UIW's bookstore carries a large selection of laptop models. Purchases can be made online or in the bookstore.
Financial Aid (if available) can be applied towards to purchase of a computer. See uiwshop.com for details.
Students can purchase software at a discount through this site. More details at: OnTheHub
- Computer Labs on Campus
- Classroom Technology
- Microsoft Office365
- Printing and Copying at the Mabee Library
- Mobile Device Support
- Anti-Virus and Anti-Spam Protection
- Security Awareness
- Training and Tutorials
- How to install SPSS on Campus (PDF)
- How do I enable cookies in Chrome (Required for Blackboard) (LINK)
- How do I enable cookies and Java in Internet Explorer and Firefox? (required for Blackboard) (LINK)
- How do I enable cookies in Edge (Required for Blackboard) (LINK)
- How do I enable cookies in Safari (Required for Blackboard) (LINK)
- Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client (PC and Mac) (PDF)
- Chemdraw (PDF)