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Student technology guide

Explore the software and services UB provides to help you work and play.

Learn about your services

As a UB student, you get access to top academic software, an email address for life, cloud storage, a number of free pages to print every semester, and much more. Use these help docs to explore everything UB provides for your academic journey. If you ever get stuck, just contact the UBIT Help Center.

New to UB?

Follow these six steps to set up your tech, and get ready for success at UB.


Students can save big on products from Apple, Dell and Lenovo.


Learn how to change your UBITName password and set up recovery questions.


Set up your devices to access your email, or use it on the web.


Everyone at UB uses Duo two-step verification to protect their digital identity.

Wi-Fi / Network

Learn how to connect to Wi-Fi, register your devices in residence halls and more.


Students receive a quota of free printing through convenient kiosks across campus.

Computing sites

Find computers, wide screen monitors, charging stations and more.

Microsoft 365

Use Office, Excel, Powerpoint, OneDrive, Copilot (AI) and other software.


Learn how to save and share files, and work seamlessly across devices.


The world's best video conferencing software is yours, for free with your UB affiliation.


We'll miss you! Find what services you keep and how to make sure you don't lose any of your files.

Level Up is a specialized computing site providing access to the latest Xbox, Nintendo and PlayStation titles.

My Virtual Computing Lab allows you to use UB software from your own computer.

My Virtual Public Site provides the same software in the Computing Sites from your own computer.

Panopto is like UB's YouTube. Learn how to log in to see videos from your classes.

Personal website tools are provided for all UBIT students, faculty and staff.

Software - In addition to the titles above, UB offers Mac antivirus, Windows upgrades, utilities, and ways to use software virtually.

Top Hat - If an instructor is using Top Hat for their course, learn how to create your required Top Hat account.

UB Guardian is an app you can use to help keep yourself and your friends safe.

UB Learns is course software your professors may use. Learn how to excel online.

UB Virtual Private Network (UBVPN) lets you connect to certain protected UB services from off-campus.

UBfs (UB File Service) lets you store and access documents in UB's cloud.

UBIT Alerts inform the campus about disruptions to IT services.

UBIT student job opportunities are available for those who want to earn some money as part of our supportive, fast-moving team!

Check with your department to see if they offer additional tools, or review additional IT programs and discounts for students.