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Microsoft IT Academy
UAccess Learning News
Tips & Tricks
New Star Members
Hot Topics
The Budget office has made changes to the The Budget Rollover Position Funding Tool. For more information on these changes, view this topic

Do you need a report or dashboard that will accurately display student employees who have enrolled for fewer than six credit hours? This topic might be just the thing you're looking for!
Do you ever need to know how to get the overall GPA for all majors in a particular college for a particular term? This topic will help you figure out how to do that. 
New Star Members

Maria Swarts
Megan Young
UAccess Newsletter
May, 2014 - Issue 10

The Microsoft IT Academy Program offers a comprehensive technology curriculum to help students learn the IT skills they need. The curriculum benefits include E-Learning courses, Digital Literacy curriculum, Microsoft Official Academic Courses (MOAC), Microsoft Official Courses (MOC), and both print and e-reference books by Microsoft Press.


The UofA recently received material for Office 2013, Office 2011 (for Macs), Office 365,  Windows 8 and 8.1, and SharePoint 2010, and more! For help with planning your curriculum, browse the catalog and submit a ticket here. Happy learning! 

UAccess Learning News

In last month's newsletter, we announced that UAccess Learning will be the newest addition to the UAccess family. We are very excited for this addition! We have added a discussion forum for UAccess Learning to the UAccess Community. Feel free to join us to ask questions, get access to videos and sneak peeks as we post them, and stay up to date on the latest.


If you're interested in learning even more, Lo Que Pasa featured an article about UAccess Learning. You'll find lots of good nuggets about the project there. 

Tips & Tricks
This month's tip comes from Steve's weekly recap which can be read in it's entirety here. Steve mentioned that he had people come to his office hours asking about information that their bosses needed. Remember that you can get information in Analytics without having to export to Excel by following the steps in this post. You can manipulate the data to show only what you want to see and save that customization for later use. Thanks for the reminder, Steve! What would we do without you?

Add your tips and tricks to any discussion group or on the Tips & Tricks threads and they might be featured in next month's newsletter!


New Star Members
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We have one member who earned their bronze star this month for their contributions to the community and one member who earned their silver! Congrats to you both!

Maria Swarts has been very active in the community lately. One of her questions even sparked interest from others in regards to a dashboard she's creating. We can't wait to see what you come up with, Maria! We know it will be very useful to many people around campus. Keep up the great work!
Megan Young earned her Silver star this month! She continues to ask questions that have great discussion and feedback. Thanks for the questions and keep it up!

You can find details about the Star Members program in the Welcome Center. And if you're interested in nominating a colleague, let us know.