Getting started at UCI - Computing
by Lisa Preble, Engineering Instructional Lab Manager, LPREBLE@uci.edu
Campus computing help: http://www.oit.uci.edu/undergrad/
Engineering Software Http://laptops.eng.uci.edu
Start Here – Register for Mobile Access (Wi-Fi)
Visit the website below.
OIT Mobile Access
Checking your Google Apps Account
Select Log into UCI Google Apps. At the bottom of the page
If you log in successfully to your Google Apps Account move on to other software below.
If not go back to http://www.google.uci.edu/students.html and select Activate and set a Password
SAVE THIS do your google drive
- Download page
- Click "save to drive"
- Or, select File, Print, then Save to Google Drive as PDF.
Downloading avast! Antivirus – Antivirus Provided by UCI
Follow the instructions on screen to download and install the program.
Downloading CCleaner – Cleaning your PC and keeping it Fast
Visit the website below:
Click the Free Download Link, which will scroll down to an option menu in which you can choose which version is right for you.
Click the Free Download Link
Next click the Download Button located under the CCleaner Free option.
DOWNLOAD FROM PIRIFORM!! (do not use filehippo)
ccsetup508.exe will be downloaded
Next open the executable
Click Next, Then Install, and finally click Finish.
Installing Malwarebytes – Keeping your PC Clean
Click the big orange DOWNLODAD button
mbam-setup-188.8.131.52…exe should have downloaded
Open the executable you just downloaded
Click OK on the select language page, then click next and accept the terms and agreements.
Click next till you get to the install page and then click install
Install MS Office for Students
Engineers, ICS, Earth Science, Physical Sciences.
Creating a MathWorks Account – MatLab Activation
Click the MathWorks Account link
Now register for a Mathworks account using your @uci.edu email address.
You will be using this later to activate your MatLab Download.
Activating your DreamSpark Account – For Microsoft Software
Click “Sign in” located at the top right
Then Click Register and Go through all the steps listed on the How to activate your DreamSpark Account.
ICS and EECS majors consider installing Visual Studio. (warning: large download)
Engineers: What software do I need to install:
Engineers with Macs