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Law School Help Desk,
Media & AV Services

7:15am - 4:00pm, M-F
608-262-5242
help@law.wisc.edu

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608-264-HELP
help@doit.wisc.edu

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For Students: Find my exam number or Lab Username

    1. What classrooms have built in AV systems?
    2. How can I request media/AV equipment to show a video in my class? What is available?
    3. I'm faculty/staff and would like to know what software is available for my departmentally purchased computer .

I. Video Recording Request Form

II. Microsoft Office and Adobe Products are available at no cost. Go to Campus Software Library

III. A complete list of available software

IV. The Library supports Zotero, Westlaw and Lexis. You can contact Kris Turner at kris.turner@wisc.edu for more information

    1. I'd like to purchase MS Office--

If you are a student, Campus has negotiated academic discount for $78.99--Microsoft Office 365 University for Mac or Win 32/64-bit 4-year Subscription & DOWNLOAD for personal purchase by students, faculty, & staff. Includes 20GB SkyDrive Storage. Requires email ending in .edu to activate. *NO RETURNS*

Faculty can add home use to the license for their campus computer, for $9.95 -- Office 2013

  1. Can you recommend what kind of computer I should get?
  2. What antivirus software should I use? Answer: Any is recommended, campus provides Symantec Antivirus for free.
  3. Deactivating NetIDs: How long is my WiscMail account active after I leave the University? How do I backup my mail?
  4. How do I set up my computer to receive automatic Windows updates?  Office computers are centrally managed.  DoIT has instructions for setting up automatic updates on home computers.
  5. How do I connect to my R: drive from home with Macintosh or Windows for students or fac/staff
  6. How do I access WiscMail on the web?  https://wiscmail.wisc.edu/ is available for access from anywhere.
  7. How do I set up a "vacation message" for my e-mail? DoIT has a great FAQ on vacation messages.

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