Technology Questions and Support

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The Service Desk provides front line technology service and support for students, faculty, and staff at CU Anschutz. If you need help with central technology such as email, Wi-Fi, or VPN, the OIT Service Desk is the place to start. Request assistance from our Service Desk or peruse our tools and resources to find the help you need.

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Phone Support

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303-724-4357 (4-HELP from a campus phone)

7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday - Thursday

7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday

 

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Chat Portal

Start a live chat with an OIT team member for assistance

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8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday - Thursday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday
Noon to 5 p.m., Saturday

 

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Self Service Portal

Enter a ticket for assistance

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24/7 access to the OIT Service Center, your ticket will be replied to during normal hours of operation in the order it was received.


After Hours Service Desk Support

Emergencies: If you have a campus network outage or technology issue impacting patient care, call (303) 724-4357. A technician will call you back within 15 minutes. 

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Non-emergencies: If you need help with password resets or general questions, leave a message at (303) 724-4357 or utilize the self service portal and submit a ticket. Your request will be responded to on the next business day during regular hours of operation. 


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Adobe for CU Anschutz Faculty and Staff

Audience: Faculty Staff Cost: Effective 7/17/23 - $100 for Creative Cloud; Free for Acrobat Pro
Adobe Acrobat Pro and a wide range of Adobe Creative Cloud software and tools for graphic design, video editing, web development, image editing, and more are available to faculty and staff through our license agreement with Adobe. To request a license, scroll down to the detailed instructions in the full description before submitting your request.
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Computer and Device Setup

Audience: Faculty Staff Cost: Free
The OIT Service Desk provides onsite services to CU Denver faculty and staff including warranty and out-of-warranty support, systems set-up and repair, software installation, hardware upgrade and installation assistance. Our technicians also assist customers with data transfer from their old computer to their new computer upon new equipment installation.
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Directory Listing and User Account Update

Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students Cost: Free
If your name has changed, you would like to go by a middle name or abbreviated version of your name, or you would like to request a change to your email address, OIT can assist you with updating your directory listing and user account.
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Remote Access VPN

Audience: Faculty Researchers Staff Students Cost: Free
When connecting from off-campus, there are several remote options based on your needs. Please note that you will be prompted for multi-factor authentication through Duo during login to the VPN or VMware Horizon for remote access.
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Single Sign On (SSO)

Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
Authentication services to university units for departmental or campuswide applications that require the authentication of users based on their affiliation with the university.

Telephone Setup and Support

Audience: Faculty Staff Cost: See extended details for rates
This service request is to install/activate, make changes, or deactivate an office/desktop telephone connection at a designated location. Typical use of this service is to support an office phone, or multiple office phones, connection.
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University Credentials

Audience: Faculty Staff Students Cost: Free
Your university credentials are the username / email address and password pair that provides secure access to several resources at the university, as well as a number of resources provided by the CU system. These services include email, the Web Login portal, VPN, wireless access, etc.
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