TeamViewer Remote Support

TeamViewerThe School of Social Ecology computing services provides remote support using TeamViewer. This product allows for us to remotely connect to your computer and provide technical support. TeamViewer allows support technicians to understand and resolve computer problems without having to physically visit your office or bring your computer from home. Using this remote screen-sharing software saves everyone's time and is especially helpful when you need to get a problem resolved quickly.

Tablet Support

With the increasing use of tablets within the School, this policy outlines what is supported by computing services.

In order to support our users this policy may change as the market demand changes, please email us at with any questions you may have.


Equipment Salvage Procedures

WALL-EDisposing of any out dated equipment within the School of Social Ecology can be done in two ways:

1)  Drop off the equipment to the Computing offices located in SE 1, room 116 anytime Mon-Friday 8AM-5PM.
2)  Label the equipment you have with a note marked "salvage" and email us here: and let us know what you have, and where it's located.

Any computers or items that have hard drives, Computing will wipe the drives before the equipment is released from the School.

Social Ecology Website Login

Login Link

Request website login

Webauth pageWithin the School of Social Ecology you may need to login to various websites for the purpose of editing pages, editing your faculty profile information, editing your graduate student profile information and access restricted pages on our intranet. In order to login to any site you must have a registered and approved account. You can request a website login using the form at the Computing Services website located at and submit your information for account approval.

Request website login

If you have not logged into the Social Ecology websites and believe you qualify for a website login in order to update information, please fill out the form below. The websites throughout the School of Social Ecology provide access to the following groups:

  • Faculty
  • Graduate Students
  • Staff

Retiring Employees

RetirementEmployees that retire have the option to request their email be changed into a retired account (must be requested by the user):

Assume that once you leave, any files that will need to be passed onto the next person will be packaged up and saved on one of the shared drives, or a M: drive of your choice.  No files left on the computer of the person retiring will be saved.

Regarding emails - UCI does not grant access to email of the person that's leaving.  Any emails that need to be preserved, should be forwarded or saved as a separate attachment.

Please work with your employees to be sure that anything that needs to be preserved for the next person is backed up either by an external drive or stored on a shared drive.  Any personal files they want to take with them will need to be copied or removed by the employee's last day.

New Hire Request

Please Note:

This form helps to ensure that the necessary computing services are setup for new faculty or staff before they arrive at the University. To begin, many of the services require that a UCInetID be established for the new employee. In order to setup a UCInetID, the employee must be in the payroll system. Once in the payroll system they can activate the UCInetID by visiting the web site

Once the UCInetID for the new employee has been activated, please fill out this form and specify which services should be made available to the new employee.

For questions about activating a UCInetID, contact the Office of Information Technology at (949) 824-2222 or


Social Ecology Mailing Lists

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WebFilesWebfiles is a file storage system provided by Office of Information Technology (OIT) to faculty, staff and graduate students at UCI. The system provides 2 Gigabytes of disk space that allows you to store copies of important documents (e.g. homework, notes, papers, theses, dissertations, graphics). In addition to storing private files, you may also use this space to publish a personal home page and collaborate with colleagues.

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