In response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to support the health and well-being of our university community, UTSA Department of Computer Science is providing the following resource directory to assist its students, faculty, and staff to help facilitate remote learning. This page will be continually updated as needed.
To read the latest department announcement regarding COVID-19, click here.
Last Updated April 14, 2020
Tools for Computer Science Department
|Department Virtual Assistance Resources|
|Tool||Details||Reference Link(s) and Document(s)|
|CS Department Office Phone and Email||
The Department office will continue to answer and respond to phone calls and emails in a virtual setting.
CS staff will continue to be available Monday through Friday remotely.
We strongly recommend using the firstname.lastname@example.org email as the primary method of contact, as all CS Staff have access and can answer accordingly.
For individual staff directory, click here.
|CS Main Lab Resources*||
The CS Main Lab will be closed until further notice.
All CS Online Tutoring (except MATLAB) will be provided via Discord
Click here for the latest info on:
|UTSA Library||The John Peace and Downtown library buildings will close, although library resources and chat assistance will continue to be available online.||Students needing internet access can reach out to the Tech Café.|
|CS Faculty Remote Office Hours||
Course instructor and TA office hours by course is available for student reference.
Be sure to also check Blackboard Learn for announcements and instructions of how/where to connect with the instructor online.
For faculty directory, click here.
For adjunct faculty directory, click here.
|Faculty Undergraduate Advisor of Record||The CS UGAR is available via email for undergraduate related issues||Email Turgay.Korkmaz@utsa.edu|
|Faculty Graduate Advisor of Record||The CS GAR will provide assistance to graduate student related issues on Fridays from 10AM - 11AM CST.|
|Prospective Student Inquiries and Requests||For more information and to request virtual meeting appointment with a CS Department representative.||Email Kimberly.Ward@utsa.edu|
|CS Help Tickets||For technical help related to Computer Science Department assets and resources.|
|Academic Support Reference Documents|
|Tool||Details||Reference Link(s) and Document(s)|
|VDI for Faculty and Students||For accessing UTSA CS servers remotely.||https://vdi.cs.utsa.edu|
|SSH for Faculty and Students||For transfering files to UTSA linux server.||SSH fox01.cs.utsa.edu-fox06.cs.utsa.edu|
|Prerequisite Override Form||To request to waive prerequisite and/or to request consideration of course(s) not yet listed in Banner.||Click here|
|Time Conflict Override||To request permission to override time conflict(s) listed in course registration.||Click here|
|Transfer Petition Form||CS department transfer petition form for students||Click here|
|CS PhD Petition to Transfer Courses Form||For students to transfer course credit for doctoral CS credit||Click here|
|CS Undergraduate Internship Credit Form||Form to request CS academic credit for undergraduate internship participation||Click here|
|CS Graduate Internship Credit Form||Form to request CS academic credit for graduate internship participation||Click here|
|CS Department Registration Approval Form||Form for CS classes that need departmental/instructor approval||Click here|
|Independent Study Course Form||Once this form is completed and approved by the CS Department, it must be forwarded to the One Stop Enrollment Center for processing.||Click here|
|Masters Degree Plan||Form to outline a graduate student's degree plan||Click here|
|Master's Thesis Registration Form||Form to declare masters student's thesis proposal||Click here|
|CS Directed Research Form||Directed research form for CS graduate student||Click here|
|Comprehensive Exam Registration Form||Comprehensive exam registration form for non-thesis options 1 and 2 (CS 6961)||Click here|
|Dissertation Committee Evaluation Form||Form to be completed by graduate dissertation committee evluaators||Click here|
|CS MS Change of Advisor Form||For the change of masters advisor||Click here|
|CS PhD Doctoral Advisor Form||For the selection or change of a doctoral advisor||Click here|
|CS PhD Registration Form||CS course registration form for current doctoral students.||Click here|
|CS Dissertation Presentation Form||CS doctoral dissertation presentation form for current doctoral students||Click here|
|University Supported Resources|
|Resource||Reference Links and Documents|
|UTSA Coronavirus Updates|
|UTSA Coronavirus FAQs||https://www.utsa.edu/coronavirus/faq/index.html|
|UTSA Final Exam Schedules||https://asap.utsa.edu/terms.htm|
|Technology Resources for Remote Working and Learning|
|Remote Desktop User Guide||Click here for instructions for remote desktop access for connecting to Windows Computers. Certain steps must be completed on the OFFICE computer BEFORE leaving campus.|
|UTSA Digital Learning||https://odl.utsa.edu/|
|Proctorio for Blackboard||To request Proctorio on Blackboard for faculty course use, complete the following request form and send it to Michael.Brand@utsa.edu|
|CNCT Comunications, Networking, Collaboration, and Technology (Phone Services)||For UTS Instructions on how to forward faculty/staff office phone to your cell phone, visit https://www.utsa.edu/oit/FacAndStaff/TelephoneServices/Services/cnct.html|
|University Technology Services||
For technical help related to UTSA assets and resources go to: http://www.utsa.edu/oit/FacultyAndStaffServices/Support/OITConnect.html
|University Technology Services - Microsoft Teams||https://www.utsa.edu/OIT/facandstaff/collaboration/microsoft/teams/|
|University Technology Services - Virtual Private Network||https://www.utsa.edu/oit/FacAndStaff/Wireless/Services/VPN/WhatUsesVPN.html|
|CS Faculty OneDrive||Click here - Must login using UTSA credentials|
|CS Reimbursement/Supply Request Documentation||Click here - Must login using UTSA credentials. If you have problems accessing the folder, please email Pik.Chanhom@utsa.edu|
|MIT Press Direct (temporary access provided by UTSA Library until May 3, 2020)||http://libguides.utsa.edu/az.php?t=40869|
|IEEE Xplore||Articles and standards from the IEEE Xplore digital library that may help researchers understand and manage different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic are now free to access. Learn more|
|Emergency Aid Information and Resources for Students||
If you are faced with a financial challenge due to an unforeseen circumstance, there are resources available to help you. From a re-evaluation of your financial aid, to emergency loans and grants, our Roadrunner Food Pantry and Counseling Services, UTSA is here to help you continue to attend school.
To apply for one-time Emergency Aid, click here
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UTSA is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and is receiving guidance from international, U.S., Texas and local public health officials. For more information, visit UTSA’s Coronavirus Updates website.