IT Services


Antivirus Tools

Microsoft Windows Defender is the cybersecurity scanning tool recommended by the University of Akron. This tool is free and pre-installed on all Windows 10 machines. For questions about running Microsoft Windows Defender, feel free to contact the IT Help Desk.

Application Security Request

Certain University systems require approval to access. These systems include: Peoplesoft, Nolij, etc. Request access to these systems here.

Applications Development

Application System Services is responsible for computer application support of enterprise systems for academic and administrative departments.

Cable Installation and Repair

The telecommunications team assists with cable installation and repair.

Cable Television Services

The telecommunications team provides assistance with cable television installation and repair.

Call Forwarding

Call Forwarding temporarily forwards all your calls to another extension or to an outside number.

Campus Emergency and Courtesy Phones

The telecommunications team assists with emergency and courtesy phone installation, maintenance, and repair.

Computer Labs

There are over forty general access computer labs on campus. The labs offer Internet access, word processing, design, spreadsheet, statistical and course-specific software. The labs also offer color printers, scanners and digital editing resources.

Computer Store

Completely online and always open. The Computer Store offers many great deals on hardware, software, and computing peripherals.

Conferencing Services

The telecommunications team assists with conferencing equipment and questions.