These QuickStart Guides allow you to quickly accomplish technology related tasks.

Build a Website Using UStoreFiles & MyWeb

A great way to start a small website, for projects or to practice having an online presence (for resume, contact Info, etc) is to use the USF UStoreFiles drive in combination with the MyWeb web service to act as a a host.

Common Issues with Printing (USFSP Library)

There are some commonly encountered issues that occur with the free black & white laserjet printing is available in the library Information Commons. Students may obtain $2.50 of free prints (22 prints per student) from this printer per day, using their NetID and ID Card. Error with Paper Size This error occurs because the document [...]

Free File Storage with UStore

UStoreFiles is the central file storage location at USF for students. Using their NetID, students have access to a centralized file storage system that is also used by MyWeb, the Application Gateway, and CIRCE. You can access UStoreFiles from off-campus by using the USF Virtual Private Network (VPN) and mapping the drive to your computer. [...]

Free Printing through USFSP Student Government

Through a collaborative effort between USFSP Library Systems and Student Government, free black & white laserjet printing is available in the library Information Commons area with the assistance and funding made possible by USFSP Student Government. Students may obtain $2.50 of free prints (22 prints per student) from this printer per day. Drivers and instructions [...]

Free Scanning to Email in the Library

The USFSP Library allows enrolled students the ability to scan from a physical document and send to a USF email address. Please Note: 8mb maximum file size, mail.usf.edu account required, all files sent will be in PDF File format. Locate the 1 st Floor Public Cash Printer. If scanning standard 8.5 X 11 pages, insert [...]

How to connect your computer to EduRoam

***You must first connect to an existing network, download or USB drive to install software, and then connect to the EduROAM wireless network *** Turn on laptop and make sure that the wireless card is also powered on via indicator light. Click on the wireless connection icon in the systems tray:  , and select the [...]

Installing SPSS on your personal computer

Go to http://software.usf.edu/ Search for “SPSS 25” in the search bar Click on the “SPSS 25” link Click on the Green “Download” button on the right hand side Choose the install file and the accompanying installation instruction manual for your computer Once it has downloaded double click on the files on the left bottom corner [...]

Library Instruction Classroom Display Usage

These instructions allow users to operate the displays in the POY 218 Library Instruction Classroom.

Protecting against Ransomware Attacks

While there are no simple solutions to the threat of Ransomware, these five steps may help protect your accounts and make it harder for attackers to gain access to your data, and limit the power of the attacker even should their attack succeed.

Registering Laptops to USF Wireless Network

**  Be sure the wireless card is active!  You should see the wireless symbol lit, use a physical switch or keystroke combination to activate it, which looks like one of the images below*** Open the Control Panel, and select “Network and Sharing Center”. • Select “Connect to a Network”. • Locate the wireless network “USF”. [...]

Smarthinking Online Tutoring

Smarthinking is an online tutoring service available for all USF system students. Students should utilize the Sembler Student Success Center for free tutoring before using it.

Student Access to the USF VPN

Currently enrolled students may download a client in order to access the USF Virtual Private Network (VPN). The reason this is important is that it establishes your computer as being located ‘on site’ for accessing items that are restricted to USF Students, such as the USF Application Gateway, and to see full listings for USF [...]

Taking a Test with Proctorio in the USFSP Library

Students can take exams from specific library computers using Proctorio and a webcam. Note: When you’re ready to take a proctored exam, you will need to use Google Chrome- no other browser will work. • Navigate to Canvas and then click into the desired course. • Click to “Take the Quiz”. • You want to [...]

Using USFSP Virtual Computer Labs

The USFSP Virtual Computer Labs are available either through a USFSP open-use lab, such as the USFSP Library Information Commons. Also, they are available offsite by first connecting to the USF VPN, downloading a client, and then using the Horizon View client to connect to the labs. Onsite locations at USFSP are found on our [...]

Last edited on September 4, 2018