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Post date: Tue, Sep 29th, 2020
Reservations Current CVAD students, faculty, and staff may utilize the following reservation portals. CVAD Room and Resource Reservations CVAD has switched to a new reservation system for booking rooms and resources. It is called Booked Scheduler, and it is being used to reserve all physically accessible spaces within CVAD. This includes the CVAD Student Computer Lab stations, all equipment in the CVAD Fabrication Labs, the Classroom-on-Wheels (laptop carts), critique spaces, and conference rooms (when available). For help on how to make an appointment using Booked Scheduler, see HOW- TO...

Post date: Thu, Sep 10th, 2020
CVAD Fabrication Labs Now Open Currently enrolled CVAD students: The CVAD Fabrication Labs are now open for reservations! Reservations can be made through the CVAD reservation system by logging in with your EUID and password. Safety First: Before making a reservation, students must complete safety training. Watch the Safety Training Video: CVAD Fabrication Labs / Safety Training / 2020-2021. Add the CVAD Fabrication Lab Canvas page: Enroll. Complete the Safety Training Quiz: Six-question quiz through Canvas. Make your reservation through the CVAD Reservations system.  For more...

Post date: Tue, Aug 18th, 2020
Welcome Back Fall 2020 A lot has happened in the past six months. You likely have quite a few questions; this page is an attempt to provide you with everything you need to know for Fall 2020 when it comes to IT support at CVAD and on campus. Please take a look at the information provided below and please submit any questions to me directly. This page will be updated throughout the semester – major changes will be announced via email and at the CVAD Virtual Service Desk. Good luck this semester! Michael Baggett, Updates\Announcements CVAD IT Service Desk The CVAD...

Post date: Tue, Jul 7th, 2020
Mac Freezes UPDATE 7-7-2020 We are continuing to work with UNT Information Security and McAfee to resolve the issue with the antivirus software locking up our Mac computers. We apologize for the inconvenience and understand how difficult is to work under these conditions. We have been running a variety of tests, letting the computers run overnight, to diagnose the issues. We hope to be able to report a fix by tomorrow. Once we have the fix, an email will be sent out with any instructions needed so you can implement the fix on your end. If further assistance is required we will make sure the...

Post date: Sat, Jul 4th, 2020
CVAD Student Computer Lab Reopens July 6, 2020 The CVAD Student Computer Lab will reopen beginning July 6, 2020, at 8 a.m. by appointment only. To safeguard the health and safety of our students we have reduced the capacity of the CVAD SCL to allow for proper social distancing, at least six feet between each computer station. To save students from making unnecessary trips to campus, or to keep them from congregating while waiting for an available station, all students must make a reservation until further notice. Reservations All students may make reservations online with CVAD IT Services...

Post date: Mon, Jun 1st, 2020
Zoom 5.0 - Mandatory Update Zoom is requiring that everyone upgrade to Zoom 5.0 in order to connect to the service. Mac users: Just go into Self Service and reinstall the app. Windows users: The app should be updated in the Software Center for Windows. If you have any trouble - please come by the CVAD Online Service Desk. For more information on the updated client, visit the Zoom website. The updated client offers increased security features.

Post date: Fri, Apr 17th, 2020
Remote Access Computer Resources Now Available CVAD IT Services at the University of North Texas now offers remote online access to Art Building computers in the Student Computer Lab, Room 375, and the Computer Classroom, Room 233. We will be adding more computer classrooms as they become available. All of the software titles on these computers are available through our Remote Access Computer Resources. The applications are hosted on standard workstations and presented simply by connecting remotely. This means you can still use these applications remotely without installing them on your...

Post date: Wed, Mar 25th, 2020
Emergency VPN Maintenance 3/25/20 March 25, 2020: Tonight at 10:00 pm, UNT System IT Shared Services will need a 30-minute window for VPN maintenance. The purpose of the maintenance is to add additional networks to increase VPN capacity for UNT. This maintenance will not affect UNT Dallas or HSC VPN users. No outage is expected to occur, but if it does, it will present itself as the VPN is reconnecting. Thank you! UNT System IT Shared Services

Post date: Tue, Mar 24th, 2020
CVAD Continuity of Teaching and Learning Read the CVAD updates at for continuity of teaching and learning related to UNT's response to the coronavirus. You can learn more about UNT’s response to COVID-19 on the UNT Health Alerts website,, which is updated regularly with the latest information.

Post date: Fri, Mar 13th, 2020
Spring Break Extended / CVAD Lab Hours Note: UNT Spring Break is extended through March 22, 2020. All instruction is to resume March 23 – information about delivery method for classes will be available by March 19. Return dates of items checked out by students have been extended to March 23. Note: The CVAD Student Computer Lab, Digital Fabrication Lab, and Textile Fabrication Lab will remain closed for the week of March 16–20 in line with the extended spring break schedule. Please continue to check the UNT Health Alerts website for updated information,