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Need Computing Help? Contact the TAC

The Technology Assistance Center (TAC), UNCW's help desk, is available to answer your computing questions. They provide assistance with connecting devices to the UNCW networks, accessing UNCW applications, general software/application support and basic troubleshooting. TAC can provide information about UNCW technical resources, and they act as the point of contact for ITS.More

New & Noteworthy

Quarterly Apple Bulk Quote for University Computers and Accessories – Deadline December 5

Each quarter UNC General Administration (UNC-GA) coordinates an Apple bulk quote for campuses that wish to order Macs (iPads, etc.) and other Apple software and accessories. In the past, this process has given each campus a discount of 6% - 10% beyond normal education pricing. Those interested in taking advantage of this opportunity for university purchases need to submit their information no later than December 5, 2014.More

Keeping your Computer Safe from the Latest Scams and Viruses

ITS continues to put numerous measures in place to keep UNCW safe from email scams and viruses, such as Crypto Locker, among others. We have recently prevented issues by modifying antivirus rules so files that match the Crypto virus patterns that we can identify are automatically deleted. View our advice on email safety to help keep your computer safe...More

Banner Upgrade Completed Successfully

Information Technology Systems is pleased to announce that the required Banner upgrade was completed successfully on 10/13/14 thanks to the hard work of the team over the weekend. This upgrade provides enhancements and compliancies as well as groundwork for future features and architecture.More

Security Corner

Social Networking Security Tips

As the popularity of social networking sites continues to grow, so do the security risks associated with them. Sites like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin have become main targets for hackers. Because of the threat posed by cyber criminals, taking it upon yourself to secure your social networking accounts is of the utmost importance. Be sure to use strong passwords and keep your antivirus software up to date. More

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Tyler Loftis

Tyler Loftis

With a BFA in creative writing from UNCW under his belt, student developer Tyler Loftis is just two semesters away from a second degree: a BS in computer science. Information Technology Systems (ITS) is fortunate to have this impressive student employee working alongside ITS staff and other student developers who focus on developing and modifying applications that improve campus efficiencies.More

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