We provide direct IT support for the College of Visual Arts and Design. CVAD Faculty, Staff, and Students may contact us with any issues they experience with
university-owned computers or technology in classrooms, labs, offices or elsewhere within CVAD.
If you have suggestions or feedback or need general IT support, submit a ticket.

Announcements

FabLab Safety Training: Drop-in Sessions
Tue, Sep 10th, 2019
Before being allowed to use the equipment in the FabLab, all patrons, faculty, and students, are required to take an annual safety training class (approximately 30 minutes). Drop-in times will be... more
Welcome to CVAD Fall 2019: FAQ for Faculty and Staff
Mon, Aug 26th, 2019
You likely have a lot of questions considering the almost ever-changing environment here at UNT and CVAD. You will be able to find answers to many frequently asked questions below. If you have any... more
Signing into Adobe CC 2019 on Shared Computers
Fri, Mar 29th, 2019
We’ve made some changes! In order to use Adobe applications on our shared computers (General Access Lab, AV computer classrooms, SCL check out laptops), you’ll need to sign in with your UNT... more
Updates 04-02-2019
Mon, Mar 18th, 2019
The CVAD IT Services webpage has help documents and a form to submit a ticket if you are having any issues with your laptop or any other piece of equipment. To make it simpler to submit a ticket if... more
CVAD FabLab Extended Hours
Thu, Feb 14th, 2019
Announcing new extended hours for the CVAD FabLab! We know how hard it can be to get time on a machine at this point in the semester, so we listened and responded. Starting Monday, February... more

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What online services or products are approved by UNT and CVAD?
A: For a list of approved online services, click https://cvadit.unt.edu/help-doc/online-approved-services-list. None of these online services will be managed by UNT or CVAD - students will create their own accounts and provide required... more
Q: As a current CVAD Student, can I use Adobe Creative Cloud for free?
A: UNT has a site license for Adobe Creative Cloud, and by default, this software is installed on all the classroom and lab computers for student use. We’ve made some changes to the sign-in process for Adobe CC 2019 on shared computers. For... more
Q: How can I connect to file server through the VPN?
A: The UNT VPN provides university faculty and staff secure remote access to the UNT network. If you are off-campus or using the campus wireless network, you will need to connect to the university’s VPN using CISCO AnyConnect to then access the file... more
Q: Can Faculty, Staff and Students get discounts on software?
A: The university has a discount software program called UNT on The Hub. There are many software packages available for faculty, staff, and students, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud. You do not need to buy these for your... more
Q: I just received a suspicious email. How should I handle it?
A: If you receive a message that you suspect is a phishing attempt (any message that asks you to “click the link below” or asks you to change your password or provide confidential information), forward the email to artsupport@unt.edu and ignore it... more
Q: Does CVAD IT Services sell office supplies?
A: Unfortunately, we cannot supply students with items like file folders, sheet protectors, scissors, etc. There are a limited amount of tools for use *IN* the Student Computer Lab (ART 375) like self-healing cutting mats, scissors, etc. Those items... more

Calendar

Nov
15
Sewing 101
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 1:00 pm
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Nov
15
Long Arm Quilting Machine
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 1:00 pm
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Nov
22
Weaving 101
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 1:00 pm
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Nov
28
Thanksgiving Break (University closed)
Thursday, November 28, 2019 (All day)
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Nov
28
CVAD Computer Lab Closed for Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 28, 2019 (All day)
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Jan
23
Winter Break (University closed)
Monday, December 23, 2019 (All day)
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Jan
20
MLK Day (University closed)
Monday, January 20, 2020 (All day)
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