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The University of Akron and the CBA offers multiple options to allow students to work from home.

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The names of all current students who have enrolled in Fall 2014 CBA classes by midnight on May 9, 2014 will be entered into a drawing to receive one $500 and 25 $100 UA Zipcards.

Overview Software FAQ

CBA Computer Labs

CBA LabsThe College of Business Administration Computer Laboratory provides students with almost 290 personal computers and laptops. The laboratory includes three computer teaching laboratories, one of which has distance learning capabilities. Each teaching lab is equipped with at least 48 personal computers. There is also The Milton and Henrietta Kushkin homework laboratory with 79 personal computers that students can use for their assignments. Students have access to the most popular software packages, networking capabilities, and laser printing. In addition, 60 laptop computers are available to be checked out for use in the CBA Building for CBA classes and student assignments.


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Lab Hours

Spring schedule:
January 14th to May 10th, 2014

Mon: 8:00 am - 10:50 pm
Tues: 8:00 am - 10:50 pm
Wed: 8:00 pm - 10:50 pm
Thu: 8:00 am - 10:50 pm
Fri: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun: Closed
Summer schedule:
June 9th to August 16th, 2014

Mon: 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tues: 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Software

Local Computers CBAVM1-2


ACL 9.0 - Leading technology in data analysis provides intelligent data access, powerful new analytics, and data visualization.

Adobe Acrobat - designed to view, create, manipulate and manage files in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF)

Adobe Bridge - links the parts of the Creative Suite together using an interface similar to the file browser found in previous versions of Adobe Photoshop. It is accessible from all other components of the Creative Suite

Adobe Dreamweaver - a hybrid WYSIWYG and code-based web development application

Adobe Fireworks - a bitmap and vector graphics editor

Adobe Illustrator - a vector graphics editor.

Adobe InDesign - a desktop publishing (DTP) software application

Adobe Photoshop - a graphics editing program.

Aleks 3.13 - Web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system.

Altova XML Suite 2014 - Altova XMLSpy® 2012 is the industry standard XML development environment for modeling, editing, debugging and transforming all XML-related technologies, then automatically generating runtime code in multiple programming languages.

CRSP - A software for stock analysis.

EViews 7.0 - Provides sophisticated data analysis, regression, and forecasting tools on Windows-based computers.

Internet Explorer - a graphical web browser developed by Microsoft

JMP 10 - JMP 10 lets you interactively explore your data, instantly visualize it using powerful analytics and easily share your discoveries with others.

Mozilla Firefox - a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite

Microsoft Dynamics - Written to help students learn and feel comfortable using computerized accounting software.

Microsoft Access - a relational database management system that combines the relational Microsoft Jet Database Engine with a graphical user interface and software development tools.

Microsoft Excel - a spreadsheet-application that features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables and a macro programming language called VBA.

Microsoft Onenote - a software package for free-form information gathering, and multi-user collaboration.

Microsoft PowerPoint - a presentation program.

Microsoft Project -a project management software program designed to assist project managers in developing plans, assigning resources to tasks, tracking progress, managing budgets and analyzing workloads.

Microsoft Publisher - an entry-level desktop publishing application.

Microsoft Visio - a diagramming program that uses vector graphics to create diagrams.

Microsoft Word - word processing software.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - a relational model database server. Its primary query languages are T-SQL and ANSI SQL.

Notepad ++ - free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

Oracle 11g - a relational database management system (RDBMS).

SPSS 21 - SPSS Predictive analytics connects data to effective action by drawing reliable conclusions about current conditions and future events.

Visual Studio .Net - an Integrated Development Environment (IDE). It can be used to develop console and graphical user interface applications along with Windows Forms applications, web sites, web applications, and web services in both native code together with managed code

Visual Paradigm 10 - suite of products that facilitates organizations to visually and diagrammatically design, integrate and deploy their mission critical enterprise applications and their underlying databases. View licensing information.

Google Chrome - is a web browser developed by Google with an emphasis on speed for fast web browsing..

IDEA - can read, display, analyze, manipulate, sample or extract from data files from almost any source - mainframe to PC, including reports printed to a file. .

Crystal Ball - is the leading spreadsheet-based application for predictive modeling, forecasting, simulation, and optimization. It gives you unparalleled insight into the critical factors affecting risk..

Megastat - an excel add-on used for Business and Statistical Analytics.

Tableau 8.0 - an analytics and visualization software. This software also provides a variety of charts to analyze the data presented.

Gpg4wins - an encryption software. It is used to encrypt documents and other text based files.

WRDS - an online collection of software packages that are used for data collection and mining. This collection includes S&P Research Insight and CRSP.

Frequently Asked Questions

College of Business Support

Software Questions

  1. How do I print in the CBA Computer Labs?
  2. How do I set up my personal laptop to print to the CBA Computer Labs printers? (PDF Version)
  3. How do I print PowerPoint Slides?
  4. What should I do if my personal computer will not allow me to access the UAnet
  5. I opened an attachment from my Email but I cannot save it / I cannot find the file that I saved. What do I do?
  6. How do I connect to CBA Terminal Services? (PDF Version)

Operational Questions

  1. Do Free Print Pages apply to the Copy Machine?
  2. What should I do if my lab computer will not allow me to access the UAnet
  3. Where is the Lost and Found?
  4. How does a student reserve a laptop for a class presentation?
  5. How do I add money to my Zip Card? (PDF Version)

University Support

  1. How do I change my password? (PDF Version)
  2. How do I synchronize my password? (PDF Version)
  3. How do I reactivate my UAnet ID?
  4. How do I forward my UA email to another email account?
  5. How do I connect my laptop to the campus network?
  6. How do I access my ZIP Space? (PDF Version)
  7. How do I access my Email?

How do I print in the CBA Computer Labs?

  • The computer lab now has a new printer that can print in color or black and white.
  • From your computer workstation, click on the print icon or select File > Print from the top toolbar.
  • Use the chart below to choose the printer name you would like to use from the print option window.
To Print In: Click on (choose): Location of Printer:
Color \\labprtmb1\PPSavinCLP37DNCBA102P1Color on labprtmb1 Back of lab
Black and White \\labprtmb1\PPSavinCLP37DNCBA102P1BW on labprtmb1 Back of lab
Black and White \\labprtmb1\PPSavinMLP150DNCBA102P2 on labprtmb1 Front of lab near entrance
Black and White \\labprtmb1\PPSavinMLP150DNCBA102P3 on labprtmb1 Front of lab near entrance
Black and White \\labprtmb1\PPSavinCLP37DNCBAStudy BW on labprtmb1 Study lounge
Color \\labprtmb1\PPSavinCLP37DNCBAStudy Color on labprtmb1 Study lounge
  • Go to the respective print stations in room 102 or Study Lounge. Make sure you have your Zip Card with you at the print station.
  • Swipe your Zip Card in the card reader. Make sure the magnetic strip is facing the green LED light on the reader while swiping the card.
  • Look for your print job on the list of print requests waiting to be processed. Print jobs will be listed by UAnet ID. You may have to scroll through the entire list to locate your print job.
  • Select your print job, and then click on the Print button. Your Zip Card will be charged for all jobs you select, so only select your own print job(s). Print jobs cost $.05 per page for one side black and white page, $.10 per page for double side black and white page, $.10 per page for one side colored page, and $.20 per page for double side colored page.

**In order to print in the CBA Computer Labs, you must have your Zip Card and money in your Zip Card account. All computer labs on campus are now of the same printer program. The prices for Black and White dropped from $0.07 to $0.05 per page. and the prices for Colored pages dropped from $0.20 to $0.10 . $3.75 will be added to your Zipcard under Uniprint for use at all Pharos Print Stations on campus.
  • This is equal to 75 free black and white
OR
  • equal to 37 free color pages.
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How do I set up my personal laptop to print to the CBA Computer Labs printers?

Option 1:

  • Go to Internet Explorer or any explorer window.
  • Type in \\labprtmb1 and hit Enter.
  • Double click on one of the CBA printers.
  • (PPSavinMLP150DNCBA102P2). Click Yes if a message comes up.
  • You are now connected to the printer.

Windows 7

Follow the instruction in the following link: Print Directions for Windows 7

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How do I print PowerPoint Slides?

  • In order to print your PowerPoint slides on one page, you must remember to select the following options in the print dialogue box.
  • Under "Print >Settings:"select Full page slides drop-down menu
  • Select the number of slides per page and the page orientation.
  • Select grayscale so that your color PowerPoint slides will print so that you can read the type.
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What should I do if my personal computer will not allow me to access the UAnet?

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I opened an attachment from my Email but I cannot save it / I cannot find the file that I saved. What do I do?

Contact the Lab Assistant for help.

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How do I connect to CBA Terminal Services? (PDF Version)

  • Before starting, ensure that you have VPN connection.
  • Click Start > Programs > Accessories > Remote Desktop Connection will either be under accessories or communications.
  • In the Computer: text box, type in “cbavm1-2.uanet.edu” if you are connecting to CBAVM1-2.
  • Click Connect
  • Once connected you will see a warning box. Click OK
  • Enter your UANet ID and password. Click OK
  • If your user name doesn't work try using uanet\username.
  • Log off once you are done and the terminal services connection will be automatically disconnected.
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How can I access DreamSpark Program for software as CBA Student? (PDF Version)

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What is the Policy to borrow a Laptop?

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Do Free Print Pages apply to the Copy Machine?

  • No, Free Print Pages are for printing only. You need to have money on your ZipCard in order to make copies from the copy machine.
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What should I do if my lab computer will not allow me to access the UAnet?

  • Contact the lab assistant for help.
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Where is the Lost and Found?

  • Lost CDs and USB keys are in the assistant's office in CBA 102, they will be held for only 6 weeks. Other non-valuable items are also kept in 102 for 6 weeks. Lost valuable items are handed over to the Dean's Office (4th Floor of CBA).
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How does a student reserve a laptop for a class presentation?

  • The student needs to speak with the lab assistant in the office in room 102 to schedule a laptop. Laptops are given out on a first come-first served basis, unless it has been reserved. Reservations must be made 2 weeks ahead of time.
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How do I add money to my Zip Card? (PDF Version)

Add money using cash:

  • Users with cash can add money to their cards at Value Transfer Stations located in the CBA concourse (next to ATM machine) or the Bierce, Science, and Law Libraries. Money can also be added to cards at the Zip Card Office located in the Student Union. The Zip Card office accepts cash, personal checks, VISA, Master Card and Discover Card credit cards.

Add money using credit cards:

  • Users with a credit card can also add money online at the Zip Card website. This website gives you two options.
  • Option 1: Enter into the Online Card Office as a Zip Cardholder. This requires a preliminary registration. After the registration, you can access your account balance and information. To add money to your Zip Card, select the "Deposit Funds" option from the drop down menu.
  • Option 2: Enter into the Online Card Office as a Zip Non-Cardholder. This does not require registration. This only allows you to deposit funds into your account. You cannot view your account balance or history.
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