EEMBA Tablet Initiative - Working with Applications
The following article is intended for EEMBA students to get started on their new devices, and setting up necessary software. Emphasis is on best practices of how they can be used to enhance student learning environment both in and out of the classroom.
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Working with Applications on your Tablet
There are a few applications that will be necessary to install and set up on your tablet. If you run into problems, you can contact the DoIT Help Desk, they are available to help through online chat, phone, or walk-in on-campus.
Configuring your WiscMail account
Your university email system is WiscMail, configuring your WiscMail account will help you with installation of all other software. Follow these instructions to set up WiscMail.
Microsoft Office Suite
The UW-Madison has licenses for some Microsoft apps, that as a faculty, student or staff of the university you can get for free. You can get this applications at any time by signing in with your wisc email, even if you have created a Microsoft account. When you use your email to sign into a Microsoft service, the system will detect that you are part of the university and send you to login page to authorize you to use the service/software.
How to set up Office 365 on your Tablet
Installing Microsoft Office Suite 365 software on your device
Set up Office 365 on your Tablet by following the instructions at Surface office resource
Getting started with Microsoft Office 365
Resources to get started with office include:
- Lynda -online learning courses, membership included as a UW-Madison Student, using your NetID and password, using the institutional portal.
- DoIT Software Training for Students
- Microsoft Training
Students can install and use by following these instructions
Connecting to Printers
While on campus, you can access on-campus printers by following these instructions