Below is a list of terms and their definition.
Ethernet cable - Physical network connection to connect internet enabled devices.
Google Apps - Campus cloud based service for mail and documents.
MAC/Physical Address - This is a physical address of a device for identification. This allows the University to grant access to certain devices to the network.
Portal - Refers to mycampus.uarts.edu also known as the UArts Portal. This is where many University services and information can be accessed.
Self Service - Application that allows you to install University software.
Student Self Service - Web-service for class registration, grades and other related services. This does not allow students to download applications.
VPN - Acronym for Virtual Private Network. This allows you to run University applications and other web services off campus on a different network.