Online Technology

Today, computer access is an essential component of almost every course.

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MaineStreet is the core system for student records and information, a course search engine and, a reporting agent for course grades. You will use it often while attending the University. Blackboard is the platform on which online courses are built. Even in blended courses when you may meet face-to-face with your colleagues, logging on to your Blackboard course will be a daily experience Multimedia, in the form of online audio and video, are part of many online courses. Software needed for viewing these multimedia files is simple to install and help is available.

Computers at University College Centers and Sites
Computers are available at all University College Locations. Computer lab facilities at Centers include Internet access; laser printing; Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Access; access to the University of Maine System’s online library services; and many more software packages. See University College Center Computing for more information about the hardware and software available at Centers. Limited computer resources are available at sites.

If you need additional assistance, contact the Student Services Coordinator at the University College Center nearest you to learn more about computers at your Center or site.

Taking Courses from Home
See Computing from home for information about internet connections and purchasing computer hardware and software.

For more information, check out our QuickGuides.

Need help now? Contact technical support staff at 1-800-696-4357 or email: techsupport@maine.edu.