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Adobe Flash Player support ends on 12/31. Get ready now.

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After December 31, 2020, Adobe will stop distributing and updating Flash Player — just short of its 20th birthday. While many major browsers will automatically disable Flash Player before then, users still may need to uninstall the software on their operating systems in order to prevent any security vulnerabilities.

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MathWorks is now free for U community members

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The University of Utah has signed a new five-year campus-wide software agreement that makes MathWorks MATLAB Total Academic Headcount (TAH) available to eligible students, staff, and faculty at no cost starting on Thursday, October 1, 2020.

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MobileU app connects students to campus life and resources

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MobileU debuted in March 2020, becoming the U’s first centralized smartphone app. Developed by UIT’s University Support Services teams, MobileU has three objectives: personalize content, notifications, and communications; unify and streamline the user experience; and create a stronger connection to the campus community.

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Student software catalog, computer labs, IT guides

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A portal to help students purchase and manage software from the university's Office of Software Licensing (OSL) is now available via Campus Information Services (CIS). Plus, we have a list of all the computer labs open on campus this semester.

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5 IT resources to help students through the hybrid fall semester

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From the new MobileU app to the UIT Knowledge Base, here are five digital resources/services that students (and instructors) may find beneficial as the University of Utah gears up for a hybrid fall semester of in-person and online courses.

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UShop launches new software purchase request form

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To encourage compliance with University of Utah Policy 4-050 and Rule 4-050A, beginning July 1, 2020, UShop's “Software Purchase Request” form should be used to initiate new software purchases greater than $5,000.

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A university-wide Zoom agreement has been signed

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Zoom Licensed (Pro) accounts, which have been centrally-funded by the university, are now free for all eligible university students, faculty, and staff, and University of Utah Health employees.

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Udemy available to U staff with an IT role

Udemy for Business available at no cost to U staff with an IT role

Craig Bennion, IT Service Management Process Support manager, said Udemy provides professional development opportunities that staff would otherwise seek out from other online platforms, conferences, or alternate off-site providers.

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Qualtrics CoreXM licenses available to faculty, staff, students, and orgs

Qualtrics CoreXM licenses available to faculty, staff, students, and orgs

The U has signed a five-year, campus-wide software agreement for Qualtrics CoreXM, an online survey tool for collecting and analyzing data for academic research, market research, customer satisfaction and loyalty, product and concept testing, employee evaluations, and website feedback.

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Last Updated: 4/22/20