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UAB IT provides a wide range of technology solutions to support you in your work. This site serves as a hub to connect you with those solutions.


Learn about software included in Adobe Creative Cloud and how to download them. Adobe CC is free for all students.

Microsoft Office

Get access to all the Microsoft Office tools you know and learn about new ones as well.


Learn about the wide range of software you have access to. Most options are free and additional software is available for purchase.

File Storage

Learn about your file storage options that are secure and easily accessible and we will help guide you to the best option for your needs.


Resources to help you easily share knowledge and collaborate with others.


Be aware of what technology is available in which room, how we plan to keep technology up to date in rooms we support, etc.

System Updates

Keeping your technology and systems up-to-date helps to reduce your reboots, results in better performance and ensures a secure computing environment for UAB, which protects us all. Learn more about what we do to keep your systems updated.

TechSolution Highlights

  • Photoshop Tips Make Editing a Breeze

    When you think of Adobe, you think of Photoshop. Photoshop is used for advanced photo editing and refinements. Like its counterpart Lightroom, Photoshop can be used to lighten and adjust colors. However, this software contains layers, where users can add[…]

  • Practice Makes Presentation Perfection

    From middle school projects to CEO-level jobs, there will always be a constant in the way we give out information to large groups. PowerPoint. PowerPoint at its core is a presentation program used to aid people in giving lectures and[…]

  • Keep security tips in mind amid world events

    With the potential for increased cyberattacks during ongoing Russian attacks on Ukraine, UAB IT encourages faculty, staff, researchers and students to ensure their devices are up to date and to be vigilant against phishing attacks. While there are no specific[…]

  • Oracle home screen to be updated, streamlined

    The Oracle HR & Finance home screen will soon have a new look and feel. Oracle is set to be upgraded to version 12.2, streamlining the experience for users and giving them an easier-to-understand home screen. The upgraded version will generally[…]