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O365 Help

Office 365 is a web-based service by Microsoft that provides students with Email/Calendar access, Office Web Apps, and much more.​
Accessing Your Computer
Learn to access your computer from home using Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Remote Desktop Connection (RDP). Setup instructions for office computer and home computer are included.
Azure Dev Tools for Teaching (formerly Imagine) Download Instructions
University of Houston-Downtown students have access to Azzure Dev Tools for Teaching (formerly Imagine) program. Software provided through Azure Dev Tools includes Microsoft developer and designer tools at no cost to UHD students. For additional information, visit the UHD Azure Dev Tools for Teaching page
Outlook Web Access Mail
Outlook Web Access allows Faculty and Staff to access their UHD email through a web interface. This web interface allows Faculty and Staff to send/receive email, setup calendar schedules, view public folders, and establish tasks and contacts. OWA also can be used as an alternative method to change Faculty and Staff network passwords.
How to login to LINUX using a standard browser as an FTP client
Use FTP to access your Linux account through your browser.
Long Distance Code Instruction Sheet
This quick reference guide will give you an overview of how to use your Forced Authorization Code (FAC) for making domestic and international long distance calls.
SQL Plus
Taking a programming class that requires SQL Plus? Here are instructions on accessing that account
Insight Classroom Management
The Insight console is a classroom management tool that allows instructors to blank or view student screens and much more from the convenience of the instructor workstation.
iPhone Faculty & Staff
Set up UHD Exchange mail on your iPhone.
IT Quickstart
This checklist will help you get a new employee up and running quickly with IT Services.​
​​Changing Preferred Name
Change your preferred name in the Peoplesoft System
​ ​Spyware Fact Sheet
Staying knowledgeable about spyware will help keep your data and identity safe.
​ ​Wireless Printing
Wireless printers are located in various locations throughout campus. You must have available funds in your print account to print using the wireless system.
​ ​Introduction to WS_FTP
Accessing and using WS_FTP LE in the computer labs.
​ ​Download and Install WS_FTP on your personal computer
Download and install WS_FTP on your personally owned computer.
​ ​Linux Share Account
The instructions show you how to access your Linux share account so you can post a personal webpage.
​ ​Password Procedures
What are the policies regarding passwords at UHD?
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Last updated 6/30/2021 11:47 AM