Helpdesk COVID-19 Resources

In response to COVID-19, the University of North Alabama shifted to a remote/online instructional environment up until August 2020, continuing to provide updates on our operational status in relation to COVID-19. During this time, the ITS Helpdesk was still available for assistance via email ( Now that the university is open again, we can also be contacted by phone and in person. Our contact information and availability is as shown below:

  • Contact Information:
    • Email Address:
    • Phone Number: 256-765-4865
    • Office Location: Collier Library, Main Level, near the elevators
      • NOTE: For in person assistance, users must wear a mask. ITS staff members are also required to wear a mask.

In addition, the following resources are available in order to make the remote/online environment as effective as possible:

For faculty and staff who need help forwarding calls made to your office extension towards a personal number:

For assistance with making conference calls, instructions are available here.
For assistance with changing your voicemail message while away from campus, instructions are available here.
Phishing scams are rife. Be aware of phishing scams targeting remote workers with sensational or emotional messages. For more tips on how to do that, instructions are available here.
If you are having issues in Canvas (uploading or seeing a document, submitting homework), please contact the Canvas Helpdesk Team by clicking the Help icon on the left hand side of your Canvas page (it will have a question mark icon above it). From there, click on "Report a Problem" and give a detailed description of the issue you are having.
For assistance in utilizing instructional technology remotely, please contact the Educational Technology Services area. Their site contains good information regarding continued instruction and instructional continuity.

University faculty and staff can have access to Zoom through their UNA credentials. For Zoom licensing or guidance, contact our Educational Technology Services team via email:

For guides and resources on how to maximize the Zoom experience, visit the following page: 

For help installing Microsoft Office 365 and related softwared, instructions are available here.
SPSS' extended free trial version of their statistics software has expired. We will update with more info as it is received.
To download and use Mathematica, instructions are available here.
The trial period for students to use Adobe Creative Cloud for free on personal devices has expired. We will update with more info as it is received.

ITS Helpdesk Support

Summer Session 2021 Office Hours:

  • Monday through Thursday: 7:30am to 7:00pm
  • Friday: 7:30am to 4:30pm
  • Saturday: CLOSED
  • Sunday: 2:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: Collier Library, Suite 152

Phone: 256-765-4865


Web Support:

Faculty & Staff can request assistance through the Helpdesk Ticket Request form as linked below.