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Lync allows you to communicate and collaborate quickly and easily. You can start a chat, a call, a video call, or view a contact card with a single click.

Learn how to set up meetings with UTPA students, faculty, staff, UT System staff, and our colleagues at UT Brownsville.

Lync features includes:

  • Instant Messaging (IM) and Chat
  • Internet voice and video phone calls
  • Online meetings and presentations
  • Multi audio and video conference
  • Screen sharing
  • Account Profile Photo

 

Fee: Free for UTPA Students, Faculty, and Staff
Register: http://training.utpa.edu
Trainers: Linda Mares and Melissa Robles
Special Accommodations: Please contact Linda Mares – lamares@@utpa.edu or Ext 7413

 

FREE Self-pace online training is also available through Microsoft IT Academy.

sharepoint

The new way to work together. Come and learn how to access everything you need to get the job done from anywhere.

SharePoint is a collaborative tool for your organization to securely store, organize, share and access information from almost any device!

SharePoint features include:

  • Create document libraries
  • Collaboration – co-authoring and versioning documents
  • Simplifies storage management of documents
  • Add applications that perform specific task to meet business needs

 

Fee: Free for UTPA Students, Faculty, and Staff
Register: http://training.utpa.edu
Trainers: Melissa Robles and Linda Mares
Special Accommodations: Please contact Linda Mares – lamares@@utpa.edu or Ext 7413

 

FREE Self-pace online training is also available through Microsoft IT Academy.

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OneDrive allows you to easily store and share all of your files – including photos, videos, documents and more — anywhere, on any device.

OneDrive features include:

  • Unlimited Storage (10 Terabytes)
  • create, save and edit documents online
  • work with documents with others at the same time
  • share photos, videos, and access them from virtually anywhere.

 

Fee: Free for UTPA Students, Faculty, and Staff
Register: http://training.utpa.edu
Trainers: Linda Mares and Melissa Robles
Special Accommodations: Please contact Linda Mares – lamares@@utpa.edu or Ext 7413

 

FREE Self-pace online training is also available through Microsoft IT Academy.

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Microsoft Office Essentials Training

Learn how the integration of OneDrive for Business with Outlook Web App has enhanced the document collaboration experience from email messages and improved communication. Also, learn how to collaborate with others and how to edit an online document in the desktop software when necessary.

Course#: 70447

Course Title: Microsoft Office Online Essentials

Length: 30 minutes*

The self-pace course includes the following:

  • Use Microsoft Office online with other devices.
  • Describe Microsoft Office online apps.
  • Save and Print from Office Online Apps.
  • Edit documents in Office Online Apps.
  • Use OneNote online.
  • Use real-time co-authoring with Office Online Apps.
  • Use OneDrive for online collaboration.

*Excludes labs and knowledge checks

Microsoft IT Academy provides a convenient and flexible learning environment where you can get hands-on experience with the latest Microsoft technology. Take advantage of UTPA’s membership in Microsoft IT Academy program to provide technology education for students, faculty, and staff.

Enroll to Microsoft IT Academy by sending your username and contact number toITTraining@utpa.edu or contact Linda Mares at 956-665-7413

If you have already enrolled and completed the email verification process, just log in to Microsoft IT Academy.

Share Confidently

Get more done, together

Collaborate on files to tap the full expertise and insight of your team. You can share your files with others both inside and outside your organization—with full control over who sees or edits them.

Share files

Your files are private until you decide to share them with others. With a simple click or tap you can share your files with specific people or everyone. Learn more


Share outside your team

If you work with vendors, clients, or customers, you can share your files with them so they can view or edit. Change permissions at any time to keep your files secure. Learn more

IT Services for the First Twelve Days of Class at UTPA

Day 7: OneDrive

OneDrive allows you to easily store and share all of your files – including photos, videos, documents and more — anywhere, on any device.

OneDrive features include:

  • Unlimited storage (10 Terabytes)
  • Share photos and videos, and access them from virtually anywhere.
  • Create, save and edit documents online
  • Work on documents with others at the same time

You can find OneDrive on the top menu bar of your UTPA email account. Use it to store and share your documents. Collaborate with others.

OneDrive is the only online storage service that has been approved to store university information. OneDrive is suitable for storing FERPA information. However, you should avoid storing Social Security Numbers, personal health information, or credit card numbers in OneDrive.

Watch video and learn more about OneDrive.

Meet with Ease

Work together from anywhere

You need the right people working together to get the work done. Lync makes it easy to meet and connect online, from the devices you use the most.

Find and add contacts in Lync

Add the people you communicate with most as Lync contacts, so you can find them at a glance and interact with them with just a click. Add several people at once by adding a group. Learn more

Meet now

If you have a subject that requires immediate attention, quickly start an impromptu meeting by selecting more than one contact and calling or sending a group IM. From there, you can share your screen, a program, or a file. Learn more

Use video in meetings

Enhance your meeting experience and keep people engaged by adding video to your Lync Meeting. Remember to set up and test your camera before the meeting to make sure it’s all ready. Learn more

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Access 2013 Essentials Training

Learn how to create a very simple, standardized database from a template and then go on to create a customized database. Upon completion of the course, you will understand tables, relationships, queries, forms and reports.

Course#: 70147

Course Title:
Microsoft Access 2013 Essentials

Length: 2 hours and 30 minutes*

The self-pace course includes the following:

  • Creating an Access Web Application
  • Creating a Database
  • Use tables and forms for data entry
  • Query the database
  • Searching Data Using Filters
  • Presenting Data with Reports
  • Parameterized Queries
  • Customizing Databases
  • Creating Forms
  • Creating Reports
  • Access storage
  • Migrating to SharePoint
  • Connecting to SQL Server
  • Analyze your database

*Excludes labs and knowledge checks

Microsoft IT Academy provides a convenient and flexible learning environment where you can get hands-on experience with the latest Microsoft technology. Take advantage of UTPA’s membership in Microsoft IT Academy program to provide technology education for students, faculty, and staff.

Enroll to Microsoft IT Academy by sending your username and contact number toITTraining@utpa.edu or contact Linda Mares at 956-665-7413

If you have already enrolled and completed the email verification process, just log in to Microsoft IT Academy.

IT Services for the First Twelve Days of Class at UTPA

Day 6: Lync

Lync allows you to communicate and collaborate quickly and easily. You can start a chat, a call, a video call, or view a contact card with a single click.

Lync is available to all UTPA students, faculty, and staff. Students can access it as part of the FREE Microsoft Office Suite available in BroncMail. Faculty and staff can also download it FREE from Run Advertised Programs or from BroncMail for a minimal fee .

Lync training is now available at UTPA! Sign up today to learn how to set up meetings with UTPA students, faculty, staff, UT System staff, and our colleagues at UT Brownsville. FREE Self-pace online training is also available through Microsoft IT Academy.

Lync features includes:

  • Instant Messaging (IM) and Chat
  • Internet voice and video phone calls
  • Online meetings and presentations
  • Multi audio and video conference
  • Screen sharing
  • Account Profile Photo

Watch Lync video and learn more about Lync.

Orchestrate Effortlessly

Simplify your scheduling

A busy day means a complicated calendar. With Office 365, you can easily set up and manage your meetings–saving you time to get more done.

 

See other people’s calendars

Add a team member directly to your calendar view to see their availability whenever you want. Overlay their calendar with yours or hide it as needed. Learn more

 

Quickly set up a meeting

See the availability of all attendees and nearby conference rooms without leaving your meeting invitation. Learn more

 

Search your calendar

Need to find an event on your calendar but don’t know when it occurred? Whether you’re using Outlook or Outlook Web App, you can quickly search your calendar, or other people’s calendars, to find a particular event. Learn more

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