New Students Information

Technology Information for New Students

Below we have some descriptions and links to the technology related resources you are most likely to use while at UW-Superior. Our Technology Help Desk is here to help with whatever you may need, please feel free to reach out to us with any questions you may have.

  • Technology Help Desk – Contact the Technology Help Desk for help with your technology needs such as login/account issues, resources, equipment checkout, software, and more. For information on submitting a request, please see the Help Desk Tickets page.
  • ResNet – ResNet provides technology services to the residence halls. Contact ResNet for assistance with your network cables in your room, wireless access issues, and removal of viruses on your personal computer.
  • Tools and Services Page – This page provides current resources and training on online systems, software, and technology used by the UW-Superior campus. Look here first if you are seeking information on anything technology related.
  • UW-Superior Login Portal – Your login information will be provided to you in your acceptance letter that you will receive in the mail. This will provide you with your username and instructions on how to create your password through the UW-Superior Login Portal. When setting up your account you will need to set up Dual Factor Authentication, this provides a second level of security when you log into websites authenticated through the UW-Superior Login Portal. Visit our UW-Superior Login Portal section to see videos and step-by-step instructions on how to setup your account.
  • Campus Logins – Provides a list of the most common links to campus logins such as your E-Mail, E-Hive, Learn@UWSuperior, OneDrive, and more.
  • Laptop Buying Suggestions – This guide provides you with recommendations on purchasing a laptop.
  • Email – Email is the official form of communication on campus, and all faculty, staff, and students have a UW-Superior email account.
  • Wireless Access – Students can connect their personal devices like their computer, phone, and tablet on the eduroam wireless network. Other devices, such as smart TVs and gaming consoles, can connect to the network through MyDevices.
  • Printing on Campus – Each UW-Superior student has a printing account that allows you to print from any campus computer lab, you can also use mobile printing if you wish to print from your personal device; every student gets $30 per semester in print credit.
  • Software – UW-Superior provides many types of software for use on campus, such as Microsoft Office 365, the Adobe Suite, SPSS, and more. You can also find discounted software on personal devices through OnTheHub.
  • Technology Buying Guide – Before you buy anything consider what you have FREE with your UWS account for school and work.
  • Virtual labs allow students to log in to our lab computers while on their own computers from anywhere. This allows them to use programs like the Adobe Suite, SPSS, GIS, Microsoft Office, or other programs they may not have on their computers.
  • Microsoft OneDrive – All faculty, staff and students have 5 terabytes of storage in OneDrive, we highly recommend using this to back up your files.
  • File Sharing – File sharing is illegal under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, anyone caught illegally file sharing on our network will be required to remove the file or risk losing network access. EDUCAUSE has a list of legal sources of online content on their webpage that is updated regularly, please refer to this page for more information on where to download digital files from.