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Welcome to The University of Tampa!

Information Technology and Security (ITS) team members are standing by to assist you with important services you will need at UT. Services include accessing campus Wi-Fi, finding campus labs, accessing printing stations, signing into MyUTampa, using Office 365, Blackboard and so much more!

We provide robust, fast wireless and many other technology resources. Some items that you should not bring to campus include wireless routers, Chromecast or Wi-Fi-enabled printers.

Use this page to get started. Contact us if you need assistance!

MyUTampa

Have you accessed MyUTampa yet? Visit www.UT.edu, select Tools in the upper right-hand corner and then MyUTampa. You may also visit ut.edu/login

MyUTampa is a launched pad with access to most of the UT apps you will use such as Blackboard, Vidgrid, Workday and more. The University works hard to make internet security a priority by utilizing multi-factor authentication and single-sign-on. To access some applications at UT, you must download and install Okta Verify on your mobile device.

Tip: After installing, do not delete the Okta Verify from your phone. If you need assistance resetting your Okta Verify multifactor authentication, please submit the Okta Verify MFA Reset request.

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is available throughout the campus. ITS is continuously upgrading, enhancing and expanding wireless connectivity.

  • Wi-Fi networks: UoT_Students and UoT_Guest
  • Please use the UoT_Students. It is the fastest connection utilizing secure encryption.
  • Connect your gaming consoles, smart TVs, and other devices using UoT_Guest after registering them in the My Devices Portal.
  • Login Information:
    • Login using: MyUTampa and Password
    • Example: Firstname.Lastname and Password

Spectrum

Did you know you can use Spectrum for streaming cable television via computers, mobile and Roku devices in residence halls?  

Note: Specific televisions may have other cable requirements.

  • Log into MyUTampa and select the Spectrum U App
  • Insert ut.edu as the school domain

Spectrum Compatible and Supported Devices

The following are devices and OS versions currently supported: 

  • Android smartphones and tablets running Android 5 or above
  • iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 11 or above
  • Kindle Fire phone and all Kindle Fire models except for the 1st generation model
  • Mac: Safari 7 or higher, Firefox 45 or higher, or Chrome 43 or higher
  • Windows: IE 11, Chrome 43 or higher, Firefox 45 or higher, or MS Edge 12 or higher
  • Apple TV: All fourth and fifth-generation devices and tvOS version 12.0 or newer

Note:  Chromecast is not a compatible and supported device. 

Web Printing 

Wi-Fi printers are not compatible with our network, but web printing to UT computers is available to students. Web Print Release Stations are available to students in many locations.

  • Visit: ut.edu to access the Student Printing Portal. You can use the portal to:
    • Check your balance.
    • View your most recent print jobs.
    • Add additional funds.
  • You will be able to upload files you need to print, then go to the release stations, swipe your ID card and the document(s) will print.

A few tips:

Note: The University-provided thirty (30) credits are not actual cash funds, therefore any unused University-provided credits are not refundable.

Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 is available for you to install on up to five personal devices. Use MyUTampa to select Office 365 and follow the Install Office instructions.

Dropbox

Dropbox provides a platform to share files or folders with others, including the ability to allow others to view and edit content.

A few tips:

  • Recipients do not need to have a Dropbox account or be a part of UT to view and download content from your shared link.
  • Recipients do need a Dropbox account to view/download the content being shared. The files/folders will appear under their shared content area in Dropbox.

Blackboard

Access Blackboard via MyUTampa. Courses are listed under My UT Blackboard > My Courses. Click on the course link to view the course content.

A few tips:

  • Visit the Academic Solutions page for Students to how to get started with Blackboard.  
  • Please be aware that your courses may not be available before the start of the semester. Each faculty member will enable your access when they’re ready to view the course content.

KnowBe4

Your role in protecting critical personal and university security is essential. Access KnowBe4 via MyUTampa to complete this free information security training!

A few tips:

  • Do not assume all emails are safe and do not reveal personal details.
  • Beware of sites that offer a reward in exchange for your contact and/or personal information.
  • Attachments with embedded links can be security risks.
  • If something seems unusual or you are uncertain, contact ITS via the Service Desk or email infosec@ut.edu.

Workday

Workday is an innovative, cloud-based, mobile-friendly student information system. The system provides a significant amount of student self-service functionality. Use the Academics area in Workday to view academic progress, view class schedule, and plan and register for classes. You can also find your academic advisor, use the Workday inbox to view and clear any holds, and much more.

A few tips:

  • Download the Workday Mobile App
  • Select the Workday Help icon in Workday to access helpful how-to guides and tutorial videos.
  • We HIRE UT students! Select the Career icon in Workday to view ITS and other on-campus job opportunities!

VidGrid

VidGrid is a video platform available to students to easily record, share, edit and manage videos in the cloud within one app. Students may access VidGrid via MyUTampa. 

Tip:

Zoom

Zoom is a video communications tool that can be used for video and audio conferencing, chat and webinars.  

A few tips:

  • Getting Started with Zoom
  • Anyone can join a Zoom but only a host can schedule one.
  • After launching Zoom via MyUTampa, on the bottom left are View Tutorials to learn more about Zoom. It is best to access Zoom via MyUTampa to avoid additional login prompts and steps.
  • Avoid Zoom Bombing - Security Tips:
    • Never use your meeting ID
    • Always use a meeting password
    • Use Zoom's waiting room feature.
    • Mute audio and disable video for meeting attendees (optional)
    • Turn off screen sharing for everyone but the meeting host/co-host.

Training

  • Visit ut.edu/studenttraining to learn more. We host sessions on how to register for classes in Workday so check back frequently for new student training opportunities!
  • Visit the Academic Solutions for Students page for more information and training opportunities to learn about Blackboard, Hoonuit, Qualtrics and many more student-specific applications.