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Struggling to maintain a proper temperature on your vintage flux capacitor or simply trying to login to plone? Hopefully, we have your questions answered in our guide section. Try narrowing down your question to one of our four sections

How to get to our office

We are located in 38 Mrak Hall, but it really is not the easiest place to find. Below is a guide to help you find us, it starts at the North entrance to Mrak Hall.

Get an Account

This guide will explain how to get computing access with CAES Dean's Office.

Out of Office Reply with OWA

This guide will help outline the process required to set an Out of Office Reply with the Office 365 Web App.

DaFIS via DaFIS Connect

How to connect to UC Davis’ Remote Desktop solution for DaFIS.

Connect from Home using Remote Desktop

This guide will explain the step by step process of connecting from home with remote desktop.

Create Help Desk Ticket

Use this form to submit a ticket to the help desk.

Temporary Affiliate Form

Are you sponsoring a temporary visiting scholar, researcher, or faculty member? Visit this guide to learn how to get them a temporary computing account with campus for their visit which will allow them access to campus wi-fi and more!

Span Multiple Monitors

Instructions on how to use multiple displays in your Remote Desktop session in Windows.

Plone: Linking an email address to a content item

How to link an email address to a content item

Plone: How to Login

How to login to your Plone site

Plone: Basic editing hand-out

Download a short PDF guide outlining how to log in and edit content on the Plone CMS.

Mac Hardware Standards

CA&ES CRU Hardware Standards for Mac Desktops and Laptops

PC Hardware Standards

CA&ES CRU Hardware Standards for PC Desktops and Laptops

Minimum Hardware Requirements

All new computers supported by the CA&ES Dean’s Office Computer Resources Unit must either meet or exceed the following specifications:

Should I get an Apple iPad?

It really depends on your business and personal needs.

Computing Equipment Lifecycle

Computing Resources Unit standards and practices for the life-cycles of computers, printers, and mobile devices.

Helpdesk Prioritization List

A helpdesk prioritization list endorsed by senior leadership in the Dean's Office.

Information Security Policy

This section describes CA&ES Dean's Office policy and procedures needed to comply with the UCD campus Cyber-Safety computing policy with regards to the storing and removal of Restricted Personal Information from computers and other electronic devices.

Mobile Device Use

This policy applies to any mobile device supported by the Dean’s Office Computing Resource Unit (CRU) and/or any mobile device connected to the Dean’s Office subnet.

New Exchange Server Message Size Limits

A note about an increase in the single message size limit on our email servers.

Approved Software List

A list of applications that have been approved for use on Dean's Office computers. Installation of other software is at the discretion of the Director of Information Technology for the purpose of maintaining system stability, security, and legal compliance.

Computing Policy

Computing Policy that applies to any computer supported by the Dean's Office Computing Resource Unit, and/or any computer connected to the Dean's Office subnet.