Getting started in the CIOS Skill Center

Requirements for Web Classes


• Basic file management

• Simple word processing

• Use UAA student email

• Navigate to a Web address

• Download data files

• Upload completed assignments in Blackboard

Orientations are required at the beginning of the semester to help you with these skills. Please check the current course schedule for dates and times.

Supplies and Equipment

• Textbooks

• Software required by course (correct version)

• Hardware capable of accessing the Internet and running the required software. See this site for more information:

If working in the CIOS Skill Center Classroom and audio files are used, you will need a headset.

NOTE: Courses taken in the Skill Center Classroom will be using Microsoft® Office 2013 and the Windows 7 Operating System. A Virtual Desktop is available for Windows 8 classes.