Technical Support

Personal Computer, Printer, Internet Resources

Guest Access to the Wireless Network

NEW Eduroam:

Connect a Mobile device to the network.

First-Time Account Activation for Employees

Please use the below links to access information regarding the department network and resources.  Otherwise, please contact Will.

Odum Room AV

The monitor in the Odum room can be used with

the computer that is connected to it, or bring your own laptop.

The Video Cam and Mic are mounted under the monitor, please do not remove. You may need to adjust horizontal to level the view if the camera has ben knock out of position.

The Key Pad that turns on the monitor and controls the input to the monitor is located on the small wall to the right of the monitor. Or to the left of the DRY ERASE board.

Turn monitor on/off with top two buttons

SELECT PC HDMI for the input source.

Volume up and down controls, or mute

TURN OFF the monitor when you are done.

The computer (PC) is located behind the left side door under the DRY ERASE board. Open the left side door that has a lock on it to access the computer.

If you need a key to unlock, see Will. Once opened you can turn on the Dell computer. The on button is located in front of the computer. On the right side as you are facing it. There is also a remote located on the shelf above the computer that can be used to zoom the video in or out.

You will find the wireless keyboard, mouse and mouse pad behind the RIGHT door under the DRY ERASE board. You will need to turn the keyboard and mouse on to establish a connection to the computer (PC). Please turn off when you are done and place them back on the top shelf.


Data Storage

Data Storage space used to back up you important files is currently provided by the University.

No computer system should be connected to the University network for BACKUPS unless it has Antivirus Software installed. This software is provided to you for free as long as you are a member of UVA. (Faculty, Staff, Students.) For help on meeting these requirement you may contact me.

UVa. provides home directory for creating a storage place that can be accessed through “HOME DIRECTORY” and it also provides Uva BOX.

The Department of Environmental Sciences will also provide backup storage space upon request. See department LSP.



Conference Room Setup


The monitor will give Window and MAC users full functionality. You can use the monitor as a touch screen that will control the Windows or MacBook laptop the is connected to it.

NOTE: Never plug the USB-C and HDMI cables into the same computer.

Windows Laptop with Full Functionality

Connect your windows computer by going into your DISPLAY settings.

WINDOWS 10 laptop

WINDOWS 11 laptop

You may have a DETECT/CONNECT button, press the CONNECT button and the display in the room will be displayed. You can now connect to it. Allow mouse/Keyboard control. (You can now use the touch screen to control the computer)

On the MONITOR screen you will need to ALLOW the connection.

You can now use the pointer attached to the bottom of the screen. One end for movement on the touch screen, the other end an eraser that can be used on white board, When you are finished using it, please place it back on the monitor.

USB-C cable must be plugged into the laptop to utilize the monitor’s Camera/Mic for ZOOM meetings.

MACBOOK Computer

Screen mirroring for display ONLY.

OPTION 1 (No cables)

You can connect your IPhone, IPad or MacBook using your device Mirror function. This is an easy option to present a slideshow

  1. Connect the apple device Wi-Fi to the monitors Wi-Fi (example: Direct-209) Password is displayed on the monitor
  2. Open “Screen Mirroring”
  3. Select the monitor to connect to.
  4. Your device will display on the monitor

OPTION 1 (with cables)

(HDMI only Laptop)
Connected with HDMI only
–Extends the monitor with not Touch Screen, No Monitor Camera/Mic.

Apple Laptop with Full Functionality

Connected HDMI and the USB cables to the laptop (Left side monitor)
–Adds the touch screen capabilities/Monitor Camera
**** Volume goes to 100% and no control
Zoom application can adjust the volume.

(Older Macbook with USC-2/3 and HDMI)
Connect USB cable, then connect the HDMI cable
–Extends the monitor with Touch Screen Capabilities and Camera/Mic


This can be utilized without connecting a device to the monitor or in conjunction with a monitor plugged in.




EVERY Computer connected to the EVSC Network needs be running the latest version of Antivirus software (Provided By UVA Free) or Any other Antivirus software used to protect your system.

All computer users should employ safe computing practices:

  • Install Antivirus PROGRAM updates, when available
  • Auto Antivirus scan at startup
  • Antivirus software set to check for Virus updates daily
  • Deleting suspicious looking emails
  • Report compromised computer

How you can get Antivirus Software:    Press HERE