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Adobe Personal Purchase Discounts

Click here for Adobe Personal Discounts.

Antivirus Software (Free)

Click here to download System Center Endpoint Protection for Windows 7. Note: Windows 10 is not supported at this time.

Click here to download System Center Endpoint Protection for Mac.

Cable Channels

Click here for a cable channel guide.

Dell Computer Personal Purchase Discounts

Click here for Dell Personal Discounts.

Desire2Learn (D2L)

A course shell is loaded into the Desire2Learn system for all sections offered at Cal U. It is up to you to load course material and tests into this course shell if you are using online instruction in your class. There is no need for you to manually manage your class rosters; University Technology Services does this for you.

E-mail Accounts

An e-mail account is provided for your use for instructional purposes. Your University account will be your last name. In cases where two or more University employees have the same last name, the account will be in the following format: LastName_firstinitial (smith_j). You can access your e-mail on campus by using Microsoft Office Outlook.

To access email from Home, Faculty/Staff go to and enter your username (for example STU7654 without and your password.  Click OK and you will be sent to your e-mail.

Students go to or and enter your username (for example STU7654 without and your password. 

Frequently Asked Questions

 Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for quick answers to common computing questions.

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is installed on your office PC along with the standard Adobe readers. If you require any special software for the classes you are teaching to be installed on either your office machine or in the labs, contact the UTech Help Desk via email or call 724-938-5911.  Please verify that the software meets requirements for the hardware and will run in our environment. A minimum of three weeks notification is needed to install software (including plug-ins) in computer labs.

Microsoft Office - Personal Use

Microsoft Office - Log-in to your Office 365 Account by going to Once logged in, click 'Office 365' in the top Left.  Click 'Install now' to install on your PC. Click 'Get Office on your devices' to install Office on a mobile device or tablet.

Network Drive Access

A network drive (referred to as your N: drive) is available and recommended for your use. It is strongly recommended that you use the network drive instead of the hard drive of the computer in your office. The network drive is routinely backed up whereas your hard drive isn't.

You can access your N: drive off-campus at:

Web Pages

The web site is available for Faculty/Staff to post web pages.

UTech Helpdesk - Email: - Phone - 724-938-5911 - Twitter - @CalUPATech