Knowledge Base for Faculty

Adobe Creative Cloud: Faculty\Staff Accounts

UNT has a site license for Adobe Creative Cloud, each faculty and staff member is granted access to the full suite at no charge. All faculty and staff already have an account ready with Adobe but it will need to be activated. Below are the steps to... read more
Published Dec 12, 2018 at 12:16pm

Connecting to the CVAD File Server through the VPN: Mac and Windows

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 need to use the CISCO AnyConnect Client to connect to the university’s VPN before you can... read more
Published Sep 09, 2018 at 2:12pm

Web Print for Adjuncts, TAs, and TFs

Printing course material for your classes is now available in the computer lab or through a Web Print portal. Printing from a CVAD Lab Computer Chose the printer CVAD Lab Adjunct Printer. Your print job will be queued up at the front desk... read more
Published Jan 01, 2018 at 11:22am

Trouble Accessing UNT Email via iPhone

If you are having trouble using your iPhone to access your UNT email account, check and see if you have upgraded your iOS version to 11. If so, it is a known issue that Microsoft and Apple are working to resolve. iOS 9 and 10 users are not affected... read more
Published Sep 09, 2017 at 2:01pm

Phishing Attempts at CVAD

In the past couple of weeks we have had an increase in the number of phishing attempts and unfortunately some have been successful. Please review the following content:   A phishing attempt is when you receive an email that requests... read more
Published Sep 09, 2017 at 10:34am

Guest WiFi Accounts

**For current faculty or staff members of the College of Visual Arts & Design only**   If you are NOT AFFILIATED WITH CVAD, please visit the UNT Distributed IT Support by Network Manager page to find the IT support group for your... read more
Published Sep 09, 2017 at 9:38am

Use of Third-Party Services (i.e. Dropbox, Google Docs)

Faculty and staff should remember that there are state and federal guidelines, laws, and regulations as well university policies that govern the use of third-party software solutions (including but not limited to cloud-based storage services... read more
Published Aug 08, 2017 at 10:41am

Windows 10

This semester CVAD IT Services will be replacing most staff and many faculty computers and migrating to Windows 10. If you have never used Windows 10, it will likely take awhile to get comfortable with it. Some training is available through Lynda... read more
Published Aug 08, 2017 at 2:42pm

Software Discount Purchase Program

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... read more
Published Aug 08, 2017 at 2:35pm

Using OneDrive On the Mac

What is OneDrive? OneDrive is a cloud based storage solution. Files can be synced to a computer and accessed from a web browser or a mobile device, as well as shared publicly or with specific people. Upload photos and files You can add... read more
Published Feb 02, 2017 at 12:10pm

Using SharePoint

A SharePoint site is a website that provides a central storage and collaboration space for documents, information, and ideas. UNT's SharePoint site is accessible at You must provide your... read more
Published Jul 07, 2016 at 11:55am

Connect to OneDrive via Document Connection for Mac

Using the Document Conneciton app that is installed as a part of Office 365, you can connect to your OneDrive. This is not a synchronized connection, nor is it truly a mounted drive. Rather, it is a drag-and-drop interface for the OneDrive location... read more
Published Jul 07, 2016 at 11:38am

Identity Theft

Identity theft occurs when someone uses your name, Social Security number, credit card number, or some other piece of your personal information for financial gain. Thieves often use this information to apply for a credit card, make unauthorized... read more
Published Jul 07, 2016 at 11:35am

Email, internet, scams, and security

Am I at risk? As much as we all like to believe that everyone is kind-hearted, the truth is that many individuals take advantage of this belief by scamming people. In 2006, Americans reported a total loss of $198 million due to Internet fraud!... read more
Published Jul 07, 2016 at 11:32am

How to Create a Strong Password or Passphrase

The more of these features you use, the harder your password will be to guess or crack! Passwords should be a minimum of 8 characters: Each additional character strengthens the protection of the password being used. The ideal password length... read more
Published Jul 07, 2016 at 11:15am