Technology Services for Students
Learning with Technology
This web page is designed to help you get a quick start in using technology for learning and in your daily life at UW-Superior. Technology Services provides and supports technology in campus classrooms and academic labs. Answers to some common frequently asked technology questions can be found on our Helpdesk FAQs page. We also provide software you'll use and connections to other learning resources. Contact Technology Services through the Technology Helpdesk in Swenson Hall 2100, or call 715-394-8300 or 1-800-806-2890.
Students living in the residence halls receive some technology services from ResNet, a service of Residence Life. ResNet provides computer network, cable TV, and computer labs in the residence halls. Visit ResNet in Swenson Hall 2100, or you can call extension 8439.
Using the E-Hive
The E-Hive provides self-service access to your personal administrative and academic information. Access the E-Hive through a link in the bottom right hand corner of any UW-Superior web page. Once logged in, use the Student Center link to manage your class schedule, plan and manage your academic progress including class planning, grade reports, degree progress reports and unofficial transcripts. You will also manage your campus finances including your tuition bill and your financial aid.
Your Username & Password
Campus User ID - your username and password are your keys to the My E-Hive, My Email, Learn@UW-Superior, networked computers in campus labs and offices, and other technology resources. You can change your password through a link available when you log into your E-Hive account. Please keep your password secure and don't share it with others.
If you've never attended UW-Superior, a letter with your Campus User ID was sent to you from the appropriate admissions office (Undergraduate Admissions, Graduate Studies, Distance Learning Center, Extension admissions, or the International Students office). If you need assistance with your User ID or password, contact the Technology Helpdesk at 715-394-8300 or 1-800-806-2890.
Forgot Your Password? Go to the E-Hive login page to reset your password. Below the login boxes, you'll see a link titled "Account and Password Assistance" Follow that link to a page where you must enter personal identification information successfully to create a new password and unlock your account.
Emergency Notification System (S.A.F.E. Alerts) - The system automatically delivers emergency and adverse weather information to your uwsuper.edu email address, you can also sign up to have messages sent to your personal email or phone. For more information, please see the SAFE Alerts page.
Campus Email - Your campus email is the official and primary means of communication for all Students, Faculty and Staff. You can access your email from any campus lab computer or from the a link of the "Current Students" tab on the UW-Superior home page. Your email address is your Campus User Id followed by @uwsuper.edu. Example: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Student Digest - Is a daily email message containing campus awareness information, campus activities and other opportunity announcements for students. Student are encouraged to review the message regularly.
Learn@UW-Superior is where you'll find online courses, class materials, discussions, and other resources for your courses. Access Learn@UW-Superior from a link in the bottom left hand corner of any UW-Superior web page using your Campus User Id and password. Our Learn@UWSuperior Online Student Guide and video tutorials can be found on the Teaching and Learning Tools website
Your Network Storage
Each UW-Superior student has 300 megabytes of file storage space on the university network. Your online storage drive appears as the G: drive when you open the "My Computer" icon on Windows PCs in campus labs. You can save your work there, then retrieve it later in any lab. Our backup system ensures that your files will be there when needed.
For Faculty and Staff
Each UW-Superior faculty and staff member has file storage space on the university network. Your online storage drive appears as the G: drive when you open the "My Computer" icon on Windows PCs. You can save your work there, then retrieve it later at any campus computer. Two-way access to your G: drive is also available off-campus.
Accessing Your G:Drive From Off-Campus
We encourage use of the G: drive to back up your important files. Any files you place there will have backup copies made nightly as part of the university's data backup system.
Open a web browser and use this for an address:https://gdrive.uwsuper.edu
Sign in with your university credentials
You will then have access to your files. Please select the User Manual located at the top of the log-in page for detailed information.
Your Printing Account
Each UW-Superior student has a printing account on the campus network. This account is charged when you print documents in campus computer labs. The Student Technology Fee provides funds for $30 worth of printing for each academic term. Charges are 10 cents per black and white page, 17 cents black and white duplex, or 40 cents per color page-color laser printing is available in the Swenson Hall 2100, the Jim Dan Hill Library, and Yellowjacket Union computer areas. If you exceed your allocation, you will be billed at the end of the term.
Technology Loan Services
The Technology Loan Services in Swenson Hall 2100, at the Technology Helpdesk, loans many different technology items to students, faculty and staff for up to three days to meet short-term needs for campus-related activities. We recommend making an advance reservation for technology loans, as many items are in high demand. You can reserve items by calling 715-394-8300, e-mailing the Technology Helpdesk, or stopping by the Technology Loan Services.
Good Deals on Computers and Software
Buy Your Software From WISC-and Save! Would you like to buy software at up to a 75% discount off retail? Discounted software packages and operating systems are available to you through WISC, the UW System's software cooperative. Order from WISC.
Free Antivirus Protection From WISC - You may install the software on any of the personal computers you work on while you are enrolled at UW-Superior. There are three software versions for PCs and one for Macs that are free to use. Download the Antivirus software from the WISC website.
Two companies-Apple and Dell-offer special discounts for computer purchases to UW-Superior students, faculty, and staff.
Nearly the entire campus has wireless coverage. Our wireless system is compatible with the 802.11g and 802.11n "Wi-Fi" network standard. You will be required to download a small security client (Cisco NAC) to access our wireless network. Once connected to our UW-Superior wireless network, your Web browser will display the wireless network login page when opened. Please use your standard Campus Id and password to log onto the wireless network. Check out the wireless map and more information on the Cisco NAC on our Wireless Computer Access page.