New Student Tips

New to UA?

New to the U?  We are here to help!

Below are FREE security tools and resource available for for all UA students.

  • On campus?  Make sure you are logged into UAWiFi, UA's secure wireless offering.  Configure once using your NetID and password.  Make sure you do this for all your devices (laptops, smartphones, tablets).
  • Off campus?  When using public wifi, download and use the UA's VPN Client to protect your information. 
  • Enroll in NetID+, UA's two-factor authentication. For extra security, enroll in Global NetID+.
  • Protect your devices with free anti-malware.  UA offers Sophos Endpoint Security and Control to all UA students, faculty and staff. 
  • Bookmark the 24/7 IT Support Center site on your devices, and put their phone number on speed dial (520-626-8324).  The 24/7 IT Support Center can assist you with your computing security concerns and needs.
  • Sign up for phishing alerts.  Hackers send hundreds of phishing emails to unsuspecting students who are just trying to get their work done.  Don't get caught!