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Using the Student Administration System

StudentAdmin is a site for students and applications to complete important tasks like checking application status, signing up for courses, paying fee bills, and more. Students and applicants access StudentAdmin with their NetID credentials. Note: Student Admin’s new homepage is located at studentadmin.uconn.edu. Instructions on all tasks available in StudentAdmin Access Request Form for Departmental […]

Managing Updates in Windows

Getting to Windows Update Windows 7 1. Click on the Windows button (found on the keyboard with the Windows logo). 2. You should now see a search bar in the lower left corner (Windows 7). 3. Click in the search bar, and search for Control Panel 4. In the Control Panel window, click on the System and Security. 5. […]

Using AdvApp Advising Web Application

The AdvApp Advising application is used by students for requesting or editing existing advising appointments with their advisors as well as by advisors for managing their appointments. This article explains how to make an appointment with an adviser and look up or cancel an appointment on the UCONN AdvApp.   Make an Appointment Navigate to the advapp.uconn.edu website. From […]

Installing Updates in Ubuntu Linux

Installing Updates 1. Use the desktop search function and find “Update Manager”. 2. Open Update Manager and click check to find all the new updates. 3. By selecting Install Updates, it will install all needed updates. 4. When trying to install the updates, Ubuntu will prompt you for the user password in order to proceed. Enabling […]

Setting a User Password in Mac OSX

1. Click the apple logo on the upper left corner.  Then click System Preferences. 2. Click Users & Groups in the System Preferences. 3. Select the user account you want to add or change the password for.  Click on the lock to make changes, then click Change Password. If you are changing an existing password, enter the old password […]