University of Oregon

IT Resources for Undergraduate Students


Login Information

At UO, you have two sets of login information. The first is your Duck ID and password and the second is your UO ID number and PAC.

  Duck ID + password UO ID number + PAC

Your Duck ID is the first part of your e-mail address.
Password is at least 8 characters.

UO ID number begins with "95" and is exactly nine digits long

Used For 
  • E-mail
  • Canvas
  • Wireless
  • VPN
  • Duckweb: Register for classes
  • Pay Bills
  • View Grades
  • Course Evaluations
For Help

Contact the IS Technology Service Desk:
(541) 346-HELP (4357)

Visit the Registrar's Office in 220 Oregon Hall


DuckWeb is an interactive web application. With DuckWeb, you can register for classes, view your degree audit, manage pay accounts or evaluate courses. In a nutshell, DuckWeb serves as the central management application for everything related to class registration and finances.


This is the web e-mail for UO students. For more information on how your e-mail works, visit the IT e-mail page.

UOnet: Ethernet and wireless internet

To connect to the UOnet wirelessly, select the "uowireless" network and open a browser window. You will be directed to a page to enter your Duck ID and password. Upon a sucessful login, you will be directed to the UO home page. For more information on internet access, visit the IT internet access page.

Laptop Buyers’ Guide

School-specific and general suggestions for laptop purchases are available on the Buyers’ Guide. For additional consultations, please contact the Technology Service Desk or your department or school's local technology support group.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Use VPN when you are using a computer off-campus and need to access an electronic resource that is restricted to on-campus access only. Communication between your computer and the remote VPN hardware is encrypted.


Canvas is a web-based course management system. It can be used to distribute class materials such as assignments, notifications and grades. It also provides online tools such as a calendar and address book.

For help using Canvas, contact CMET Consulting (for GTFs) or visit the UO Libraries website.

Available Software: Site Licensed Software & Volume License Purchases

Select software packages are licensed for use by all University of Oregon students, faculty, and staff. Home use is permitted in some cases.

Information Services also coordinates a number of volume software purchases for participating units and departments, including the ESRI GIS, LabVIEW, Mathematica, MATLAB, and McAfee Antivirus.

Contact the Tech Desk for help with software.

Duckware: free antivirus and other software

UO site-licensed software are available for UO students, staff, faculty and researchers at no charge. The IT site contains McAfee antivirus, anti-spyware and anti-phishing applications for both Windows and Macintosh operating systems, Adobe Reader, the UO VPN client, and other applications commonly used by the UO campus community.

Educational Discounts:

Faculty, staff, departments and students are eligible for educational pricing on hardware and software at The Duck Store.

Department administrators holding OETC department accounts are able to purchase discounted software from OETC for institutional needs and purposes. Check in with your home department for more information.

Computing Labs

UO offers serveral labs that are available to faculty, staff and students. The labs are equipped with printing and course related software. For more information on the computing labs (including software available, hours and locations), visit the computing labs list.

Finding Information


If you are looking for a person related to UO, the directory allows you to search faculty, staff and students, providing contact infomation.

Interactive Campus Map:

The interactive campus map is a searchable map of UO. If you are having trouble finding a location on campus, the interactive campus map will likely find what you're looking for.

Getting Help

The Technology Service Desk provides technology support to UO faculty, staff and students. Services include help and troubleshooting related to:

  • Duck IDs and passwords
  • Internet connections, file transfers
  • Windows and Mac software
  • viruses and spyware removal
  • corrupted disks and files

If you have more questions, please contact the Technology Service Desk.