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UT Law students enjoy technology services extended to all UT students, and we've listed most of them here. To see all the details about university-wide services such as email, web publishing, computer labs, and more, visit UT Austin's ITS page. Additional technology services provided exclusively to UT Law students are listed on the other pages in this guide. 

Email, and File Storage at UT-Austin

E-mail accounts - UTmail provides UT Austin students with an e-mail account on the @utexas.edu domain. Each account provides for more than 25 gigabytes (GB) of storage (more than 500,000 average sized e-mail messages). Accounts remain active after graduation. Additional information is available on the UTMail self-help site. Law students automatically acquire a branded @law.utexas.edu address when registering for UTmail.

File storage - Students may store up to 25GB of data at no charge on Google Drive, a component of the University's UTmail service. Your documents are secure, backed up on a regular basis and may be shared with other individuals you authorize. You must set up a UTmail account to use this service.  Students also have access to UTBox with up to 150GB of storage at no charge.

Hardware and Software at UT-Austin

Campus Computer Store - Discounted hardware, software (including Microsoft Office), and computer peripherals are available at the Campus Computer Store, located in the Flawn Academic Center on the West Mall next to the Tower. Campus Computer Store also offers repair services for computer hardware still under manufacturer warranty.

Technology Policies and Support at UT-Austin

Web publishing guidelines & policies - All pages published on University managed servers must comply with the University policies.

Help Desk (ITS) - The ITS Help Desk offers assistance with all aspects of campus computing. The Help Desk is located in the Flawn Academic Center lobby and is open Monday through Thursday from 8AM until 10PM, on Friday from 8AM until 6PM, and on weekends from noon until 5PM. You may also contact the Help Desk by e-mail, chat, or phone at 512-475-9400.

Security and Privacy at UT-Austin

Computer security - Use of the campus public network involves keeping your personal system free of viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. The Information Security Office provides tips on how to Protect Your Privates

Virus protection - Protecting your computer against viruses, Trojan horses, worms and other computer security threats is a critical aspect of computer ownership. The Information Security Office maintains an Antivirus page with various recommendations.