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Contacting Support Staff

If you have technical questions about your online class, first please refer to the information on this page and the FAQ. If you still have questions, contact Distance Education staff at disted@uoregon.edu or by calling 541-346-4231 or 800-824-2714. Phone support is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. When contacting support staff, it's helpful to:

Technology Service Desk

The Technology Service Desk offers software, operating system, and account support to the UO community by providing knowledgeable advice, troubleshooting, and problem resolution. They can be reached by phone at 541-346-HELP (4357).

UO Libraries Help Desk

The Libraries Help Desk offers live chat, e-mail, and phone support, and can assist with Canvas or other computer-related questions. Find the Libraries Help Desk online at http://libweb.uoregon.edu/general/gethelp.htm or on the first floor of the Knight Library.

Campus Computing Labs

The UO campus has several well equipped computing labs with computers, software, and additional equipment.

Duckware Software

UO students, faculty, and staff can download Duckware which contains site-licensed antivirus software, site-specific software like Virtual Private Network (VPN), and free recommended software.


Google and other online search engines are a useful way to find answers to technical questions.

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