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Faculty Quick Start Guide

What is AccessUH?

AccessUH is your gateway to the University of Houston's information and computing resources. Log into AccessUH with your CougarNet User ID and password and you will get immediate access to other critical systems that you use on a daily basis including myUH, Blackboard, PASS, Parking and many more.
Find out more about AccessUH »

Access wireless networks on campus

UIT maintains a campus-wide wireless network. Visit our WiFi page to improve your wireless computing experience on campus, test your WiFi speed, optimize your connection and discover the locations of the fastest WiFi spots.
Find out more about WiFi on campus »

Easily record and archive your lectures

MediaSite is a lecture-capture system that allows professors and instructors to record everything they say, do and present in their classrooms.
Find out more about MediaSite »

Download software

It is easier than ever to get software products at low cost or even free! The Microsoft Office Suite is available to all current students to download for free by using your CougarNet account.
Learn more about free/discounted software »

Microsoft Lync

Microsoft Lync is a communications application that provides phone service, instant messaging, desktop videoconferencing and desktop collaboration similar to Go-To Meeting. Lync works in conjunction with Microsoft Exchange to allow faculty to schedule online meetings and desktop videoconferencing with peers both at UH and at other institutions.
Learn more about Lync »

Get classroom and office equipment and support

Peruse UIT's Facilities and Equipment resources to: find information about general purpose classrooms; order multimedia and other equipment; request equipment use training; report issues and problems; and more.
Learn more about UIT facilities and equipment resources »

Get Help with your questions

It is easy to find answers to your questions. You can search our knowledge base, call someone, or even chat live with our support team.
Try our Get Help service »


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Learn about CougarNet

CougarNet is the system that governs access to computers, applications and email at UH.