IT Student Services

For New Students

Student Account Information
Student Wireless Registration
UPrint Information

 Network Login FAQs

Network Login FAQs

What resources are offered through the network?
Resources offered through the Network include word processing, Lexis and Westlaw, e-mail, Internet access, space for storing personal data, catalogs of the Miami Law Library, other UM Libraries and many law libraries across the country.

How does one login to the computer network?
When presented with the login prompt:

  • Enter login name: {CaneLink User Name:} then press the TAB key or click on the {Password:} box.
  • Now type individual CaneLink Password. Characters are NOT seen while typing; Press ENTER when finished.

How does one login to the School of Law network to connect to law school resources (Library Research Databases, CourseLink, Student Link )?
When presented with the login prompt:

  • Enter login name: {User Name:} then press the TAB key or click on the {Password:} box.
  • Login name is the first letter of first name, followed by entire last name.(i.e. John Doe c23456789 = jdoe)
  • Now type individual Password. Characters are NOT seen while typing; Press ENTER when finished.

Initial password is a student’s "C number" (c########) all UPPERCASE and without dashes. A “C number” is each student’s official University of Miami identification number. The Law School uses this number as part of each student’s network login credential.

How does one login to Office 365 to access email remotely?
Go to http://email.miami.edu:

  • Enter login name: {CaneLink User Name:} then press the TAB key or click on the {Password:} box.
  • Now type individual CaneLink Password. Characters are NOT seen while typing; Press ENTER when finished.

Where are document files stored?
Prior to logging off the computer, students should save documents on a USB storage device or on any of the cloud storage services the University offers for free. **OneDrive, Google Drive, or Box**.  These services can be found inside the Cloud Storage folder on the desktop after you log in.

How does one access the wireless network?
For New Students: Student Wireless Registration
How to access the university's wireless network? 
Instructions on how to connect remotely to the Law School (Clinic Students)
How to connect remotely to Law School network resources using a Mac? 

Instructions on how to install Pulse Secure Client

 Email Account Info FAQs

How does a student access his or her email account?
See Tutorial on how to use the e-mail client
How to configure an iPhone/iTouch/Android to access Law School e-mail? 
How to access email via Outlook web access?
Instructions on how to connect remotely to the Law School
How to connect remotely to the Law School network resources using a Mac?
How to change Law School account password remotely?

How to forward Law School e-mail?
Students are expected to read their Law School emails by using the email system provided to them by the Law School. Although the Law School allows students to forward their school email to another email service provider, it is highly discouraged. The Law School has experienced difficulties forwarding emails to other email service providers. On several occasions these email service providers have blocked the Law School or the University from sending emails to them. The Law School does not control how these email service providers manage their systems; nor the reason for blocking us. IT can only guarantee delivery of email messages to the Law School email system. Unfortunately, this is a problem that other major universities are experiencing as well. To forward your email to an outside email provider, login to Office 365 and navigate to your Mail settings. It is recommended to keep a copy of the email in your Office 365 account.

 UPrint - Printing & Copying FAQs

For all student printing solutions, UPrint features include new services, new technology, wireless printing, color print and copy, and scan to e-mail. See UPrint Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the UPrint printers located?

Map of UPrint locations - Gables Campus
Map of UPrint Locations - Law School 

UPrint Printer Locations (printer only function)

  • Student Technology Help Desk C118
  • Copy Room D232
  • Copy Room D332

UPrint Copier Locations (print/copy/scan function)

  • Copy Room D135
  • Copy Room D147
  • Copy Room D232
  • Copy Room D332
  • UMLR - for UMLR only (B347)
  • IALR - for IALR only (D335)
  • Moot Court Board - for Moot Court only (F401)

Remote & Wireless:
UPrint Wireless Drivers
Mobile print information

Printing Guides:
UPrint Printing Guide
UPrint Printer Station Guide

For comments or questions contact: http://studentsupport.it.miami.edu/uprint/feedback_forms.html

Cost:
Law students will receive 130 credits per academic year for use on the UPrint printers located in the Law School and throughout campus
One UPrint credit = $1.00
$0.10 for color per print/copy page
$0.05 for black & white per print/copy page

Duplex Discount for those who print double-sided

Students can conveniently check their "UPrint Credit" balance by logging into CaneLink. Should students exceed their "UPrint Credits", they can add money to their Cane Express accounts on CaneLink.

In the event UPrint goes down for an extended period of time, the Law School will bring up the backup print solution for law students only. Law students will need to download these drivers to their laptops. Please go to the Law IT Service Desk located in C118 of the Law Library.

 Computer & Software Recommendations FAQs

If a student is planning on purchasing a new desktop or laptop, please see the list of the minimum computer requirements recommended.

What software does the University of Miami offer to students?

The University of Miami has special pricing on software for students. Click here for a list of software offered by the University of Miami to students. Some software is offered for free and some require a fee. For any questions about software purchase please contact Student Technology Help Desk at 305-284-8887.

 IT Service Desk

UMIT Student Technology Help Desk Services Provided:
The Student Technology Help Desk is a FREE computer support center for students. They provide a multitude of services including internet configuration, virus and spyware removal, system restorations, software installations and upgrades on laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets. The Student Technology Help Desk maintains all of the Law School’s student computers and the computer labs located in D236 of the  Law Library.

For a more complete list of the services offered, please go to http://www.it.miami.edu/sthd/services.html.  The Student Technology Help Desk at Gables is located behind the Lowe Art Museum in Modular B and located in C118 of the Law Library.

Location:
The Student Technology Help Desk, located in Room C-118 in the Law Library, provides computing assistance to all UM students.  The staff can be reached by calling 305-284-5297 or 305-284-8887 or by email at sthd@miami.edu

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