New User Checklist

Follow these steps to create your checklist and get started with technology at the University of Arkansas.

About You

Tell us a few things about yourself to personalize your checklist.

I am:

I own:

I use:

I work at home:

I will be living:

Your University of Arkansas New User Checklist

your checklist or it to yourself.

UARK Account

Activate your UARK account and create a password to access email, wireless, Blackboard Learn and other university online services.


UARK Gmail at offers all the familiar and popular features of regular Gmail. Setting up UARK Gmail on a phone, tablet or in a desktop email application requires a separate password. UARK Gmail is not available to children under 13 years old.

Exchange at provides integrated email, calendar and Lync messaging.


Download free antivirus software for on- or off-campus computers. To connect to the Residence Hall network, students are required to download antivirus software.

Internet Access

Set up your mobile devices or laptop to access secure Wi-Fi with your UARK username and password. UARK Guest Wi-Fi offers limited Internet access to guests using any valid email address and does not require setup.

Useful Tools

Learn more about sending files too large for email attachments, using the computer labs and staying safe by avoiding phishing and other online scams.

IT Services