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Logon with your UNCW email username (without the @uncw.edu) and email password.

Software on Computers

  • 7-Zip 18.5
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • ArcGIS 10.7.1
  • Audacity 2.1.3
  • GIMP 2.8.6
  • Google Chrome
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 24
  • JMP Pro 14
  • Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus
    • Access
    • Excel
    • OneNote
    • PowerPoint
    • Publisher
    • Word
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008, 2010, 2013, 2015-2019, 2017
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Notepad++
  • Pharos iPrint
  • Python 3.8
  • Read&Write Gold 11

Computers on the second floor, outside of the Graduate Study Lounge and the Quiet Study Lounge, have the Adobe Creative Cloud. Read more about accessing Adobe Creative Cloud applications.

There are two Bloomberg Terminals in the Learning Commons.

GIS stations in the Learning Commons have:

  • Regular Arc GIS desktop 10.7.1
  • Arc GIS Pro
  • ENVI 5.5.2
  • ERDAS Imagine 2018
  • Google Earth

VMWare Horizon

Whether you are on or off campus, using a PC, Mac or mobile device, you can access UNCW software through Horizon. The Horizon client is installed on Randall Library computers. 

  • Access 2016
  • Acrobat Reader DC
  • ArcCatalog 10.5.1
  • ArcGlobe 10.5.1
  • ArcMap 10.5.1
  • ArcScene 10.5.1
  • Cisco Packet Tracer
  • EMS (Event Management System)
  • Excel 2016
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • IBM SPSS Statistics 25
  • Internet Explorer
  • KaleidaGraph
  • Maple 2018
  • Maple 2018 Help
  • MATLAB R2018a
  • MATLAB R2019a
  • Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 17
  • Notepad
  • OneNote 2016
  • Outlook 2016
  • PowerPoint 2016
  • Publisher 2016
  • R x64 3.5.1
  • Remote Desktop Conenction
  • RStudio
  • SAS 9.4 (English)
  • SAS Enterprise Guide 7.1 (64-bit)
  • SAS Enterprise Miner Workstation 14.1
  • SAS IML Studio 14.1
  • SAS Studio 3.5
  • Visual Studio 2017
  • Webnow - IE 11
  • Wireshark
  • Word 2016
  • There are 11 collaboration stations located on the first floor of the Randall Library near the TAC area. 
  • The collaboration stations consist of 6 PCs, 5 Macs, and 3 scanners. They all have Adobe CS6 Design Standard (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat X Pro) and TI-84 Plus Calculator emulator as well as access to SPSS, SAS, and various other software titles through Horizon.
  • There are also 5 video editing stations in the TAC Area.
  • The video editing stations consist of 2 PCs and 1 Mac with dual displays and 2 Macs with single display. All have video conversion equipment and editing software.

Many group study rooms have monitors you can connect to and RL 1045, the Technology Enhanced Collaboration Space (TECS) offers multimedia presentation equipment and ample meeting space. Both group study pods near Port City Java are equipped with The Extron TeamWork® 601 (Collaboration station).

See Group Study Room Descriptions.


Connecting to Hawkwifi:

  • View available networks on your device and select Hawkwifi.
  • Enter your UNCW username and password.
  • Accept security certificate, if prompted to do so.
  • Domain is UNCW if prompted to enter it.

Connecting to SeahawkGuest:

  • View available networks on your device and select SeahawkGuest.
  • Open a browser, you will be redirected to the access agreement page.
    • If you are not automatically redirected, you can type into the address bar and press enter to reach the agreement page.
  • If you agree to abide by the listed conditions, click accept.
  • Your connection will be active for 1 hour, bandwidth limited, and unable to access UNCW resources.
    • You will have to disconnect, reconnect and re-accept the agreement after the hour expires.

About Eduroam:

This secure network can be used by visiting faculty, staff and students if their educational institution is a participant. All UNCW faculty, staff and students can securely access the Internet from any other participating educational institution worldwide via the eduroam network.

See UNCW's ITSD "Connect to UNCW's Wireless Networks" webpage for more assistance.

You can charge your iPhone, Android, iPad or other tablets at TAC, compliments of UNCW ITS:

  • Charging Kiosk: provides six secure lockers to store your device while it charges so you can leave your device safely unattended. The Charging Kiosk is located near the bathrooms on the first floor.
  • Charging Area: provides four charging stations so you can charge your mobile device while working on your laptop or studying. The Charging Area is located by TAC on the first floor.
  • Check out a portable battery at TAC.


  • E-mail will be set up for new students 5 business days after registration.
  • Your student e-mail address is your initials followed by four randomly generated numbers.
  • To find your e-mail address, go to UNCW SeaPort at https://myseaport.uncw.edu/ and follow the steps listed under the log in boxes.
  • This and more IT info for students at http://uncw.edu/itsd/living/.


As of June 2017, TAC discontinued checking out headphones due to maintenance and durability issues. You can purchase headphones from TAC Repairs.

Please see https://uncw.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=11558

Headphones for visitors are secured to the visitor computers; available for use when using the computers.

Laptop computers are available for check out at TAC (located on the first floor of Randall Library). You must provide your student ID to check out a laptop, and you must keep the laptop in the building.

They can be checked out for 6 hours.

For more information, please see https://uncw.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=11558.

 The following equipment is available to check out at TAC on the first floor of Randall Library:

For more information, please see https://uncw.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=11558.

Yes, there is a workstation on the first floor of the library, in the Learning Commons. Visit our Adaptive Equipment/Software page to learn more about the equipment/software available.

To access these resources from off-campus, begin at the library website and use the links provided on our Find Databases page, or in our Library Catalog.

  • When you select a licensed resource from our website, you will be prompted to log in.
  • To log in, please enter:
    • Your campus username (email address without the @xxxx.edu)
    • Your campus (email) password
    • Click the button for UNC Wilmington
  • Once logged in, you will be automatically transferred to the resource you selected.

For instructions on how to use our microfilm and microfiche machines (located on the second floor in Government Documents) please refer to the How to use the Microfilm ScanPro 2000 and How to use the Minolta Microfilm Machine guides.

Walk-In hours are typically:

        Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 12:00 am

        Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

        Saturday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

        Sunday: 10:00 am - 12:00 am

Please visit the TAC help page for additional information. Equipment checkout is available anytime TAC is open. Hours may vary during finals.


  • 5 visitor computers are located on the first floor of the library.
  • Visitors must register for a free account at the Circulation Desk.
  • The session time limit on these computers is one hour, and visitors are limited to a total of two hours daily.
  • These computers have internet access and MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access software. There is no other software available on these computers.

Visitor computer users can save materials either by emailing to your personal email account (ex. Yahoo, Gmail, etc.) or by saving to a CD ROM or flash drive (you will need to bring your own). Visitor computers are not equipped with floppy or zip drives and do not allow downloading software.

Yes. Just select “seahawkguest” from your wireless connections on your laptop. Read more about wifi access. 

For visitors from affiliated institutions, you can select the eduroam network. Use your home institution credentials to login and get internet access, as well as access to library resources.

UNCW has purchased Adobe Creative Cloud for all students and 25% of faculty and staff. Learn more about how to access Adobe Creative Cloud.

Computers on the second floor of Randall Library (PDF), except for the quiet lounge and graduate student lounge, have access to Adobe Creative Cloud, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver. Read more about software available at Randall Library

Computers located next to TAC also have Adobe Creative Cloud applications. 

The Extron System is available in the 2 group study pods on the first floor (go here to reserve a pod). To use the system:

  • Plug an available HDMI or VGA cable into a laptop or other mobile device.
  • To select a device for display, press the selection button on the cable. Wait several seconds for the display to activate. One device at a time can be selected for display.
  • To switch between devices, just press the selection button on the cable for the desired device. Wait several seconds for the display to change.
  • When finished, just unplug the display cables from the devices.
  • Photocopiers are located on the first floor of the library in the Learning Commons.
  • There is one coin operated copier located in the Learning Commons ($0.10 a copy).
  • All other copiers require a UNCW One Card or visitor card. They can be found in the Learning Commons.
  • Copying charges are $.15 per page (coin copier), $.10 per page (visitor card) and $.08 when the UNCW One Card is used.
  • You may deposit money to your card in the library at the Value Transfer Station. UNCW patrons can add money to their UNCW One Card online and can use iPrint money for photocopying.
  • One Minolta Microform copier ($.10 a copy) and Two Digital Microform Machines connect to iPrint are located on the second floor near Government Documents.
  • High-volume copying (as opposed to smaller printing needs) may also be done the iPrint Business Center, located in the back of Randall (near TAC), for B&W 1-2 pages $.27 per side, 3+ pages $.10 per side; Color $.45 per side.
  • You can make color photocopies using the iPrint copiers on the first floor of the library. Two copiers are located in the Learning Commons.
  • These copiers require a UNCW One Card, but visitors can make color copies using the visitor copier/printer with their visitor or guest printing card.
  • Copying charges for a color photocopy is .40 per page for UNCW One Card users and .50 per page for visitors.
  • You may deposit money to your card at the library at the Value Transfer Station. UNCW patrons can also add money to their UNCW One Card online: https://uncwonecard-sp.blackboard.com/eAccounts/AnonymousHome.aspx
  • Color copying is available at the iPrint Business Center, in the back of Randall (near TAC), for .24 per page.

You can add money to your Seahawk Buck$ account on your OneCard at the "Value Transfer Station" machine near Circulation in the library or online at uncwonecard-sp.blackboard.com/eAccounts/. During business hours, Auxiliary Services can also accept money to be added to your account.


Copying charges are $.15 per page at the coin copier and $.10 when the visitor card is used. UNCW students can use their iPrint money to make copies for $.08 per page.

You can print from any computer in the library through the campus iPrint system and pick up your print job from any iPrint printer on campus. For detailed instructions, please visit UNCW's How do I use iPrint page.


You can install the iPrint drivers on to your personal computer and then choose "iPrint" as your printer. To download the drivers and for more information please visit UNCW's How do I Use iPrint webpage.

  • Visitors must purchase a copy/print card for $2.00 at the value transfer station near the Circulation Desk.  
  • Visitors must also add money to the card before using the Visitor iPrint station.
  • The printing cost is $.10 per printed page for black and white prints and $.25 per printed page for color prints.
  • The print station is located next to the visitor computer area.
  • Instructions on printing are available at each visitor workstation.
  • Color printing is available from all iPrint stations. You may choose to print in color from any of the library’s computers, including those for visitors. 
  • When sending the print job, select the COLOR print driver (the default is the B&W driver).
  • Pick up your print job.
  • Color copies cost $.25 per side for Students, Staff & Faculty.
  • Visitor printing costs are $.25 per side for color.


To print a document from Blackboard, you must save the document to the desktop, open the file, and print it from there.


You can add money to your Seahawk Buck$ account on your OneCard at the "Value Transfer Station" machine near Circulation in the library or online at uncwonecard-sp.blackboard.com/eAccounts/. During business hours, Auxiliary Services can also accept money to be added to your account.


Option A: You can purchase a visitor or guest print card for $2.00 (plus at least $1 deposit for printing) at the Value Transfer Station located on the first floor of the library (near the Circulation Desk). Print jobs must be sent to the visitor printer. The printing cost as a guest is $.10 per printed page for black and white prints and $.25 per printed page for color prints. The Visitor printer only prints double-sided. In order to change this setting you must go into MS Word and select: print properties – binding – print type – single sided.
Option B: You can save your work to the Timmy drive.
Option C: Students, Faculty and Staff can check-out flash drives at TAC to save their work for later printing.
Option D: Email yourself the documents for later retrieval.
Option E: Print jobs remain in the iPrint queue for 24 hours. You can pick up job from any iPrint on campus once you have retrieved your UNCW ID card.
Option F: Go to the iPrint Business Center in the back of Randall (near TAC) where you can pay with cash, check, or Seahawk Bucks to print or copy. Color prints are $.25, and b&w prints are $.05.
  • Randall Library has a total of 14 iPrint stations. 
  • On the first floor there are 12 iPrint stations, including 1 next to Port City Java Coffee Bar (all identified with an iPrint banner).
  • There are 2 copiers which can be used with iPrint; these can be found in the Learning Commons.
  • There is also a visitor iPrint station located near the visitor computers.
  • On the second floor, you can find an iPrint station by the top of the front stairs and one in the Graduate Computer Lab.
  • Please see the Randall Library floor maps for iPrint locations.

Printing for students:

Black and white, double-sided: $.06 per page

Black and white, single-sided: $.08 per page

Color: $.25 per page

Printing for visitors:

Black and white: $.10 per page

Color: $.25 per page

See: https://uncw.edu/iprint/index.html


There are 4 scanners in the Learning Commons, and additional scanners by the TAC, freely available for student, faculty, and staff use. These scanners are each connected to computers allowing you to save, print and edit your scans.

There is also a “quick scan” computer station located by the bank of iPrint printers on the first floor.