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How to acquire software for your computer

If you need software for your computer, Instructional Computing's Software Depot has a vast library of software for both Mac and Windows at (usually discounted) educational prices.

Here is a sample of some of their most popular software:

How to connect to Corporate Time from a browser

Corporate Time can be accessed when you are away from your computer without a desktop client.

If you are on a computer with internet access and a web browser (i.e. Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome), then you can check your Corporate Time calendar by visiting: and logging in with your usual Corporate Time login.

How to set up and configure Corporate Time

Oracle Calendar (formerly known as Corporate Time) can be found on the Oracle website.

Go to and download the appropriate version for your computer. The current supported platforms are Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Solaris.

How to request a Corporate Time account

Detailed service information about Corporate Time can be found here:

How to set up vacation mode in Corporate Time

  • From your corporate time In-tray
    • Click on File
    • Click on Agenda
    • Click on Open
  • In the box that pops up type: r:isber.vacation.staff
    • Click on OK 

How to add spammed contacts to your white list

  1. Log into Webmail,
  2. Click Options on the menu at the top then click Filters


How to forward emails to a different email address

  1. Log into Outlook Web App (OWA),
  2. Click on the gear icon at the top right.
  3. Then click Options.

  4. Then click Forward your email

How to change your UCSBnetID (email) password

  1. Go to UCSB Identity and Directory Services,
  2. Click Identity Manager.

  3. Then choose your role and enter your personal information.

How to enable Vacation Mode for email

  1. Log into Outlook Web App (OWA) at
  2. Click the gear icon, then click Options

  3. Click Set up an automatic reply message.

How to access Outlook Web App (OWA)

If you are on a different computer that you don't normally use (i.e. at a library) then you will have to access your email with a web browser (Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, Chrome, etc.)

The email web interface is called Outlook Web App (OWA), and can be found at

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by Dr. Radut