Finance and Operations Homepage

Looking for tech help?

The Office of Information Technology now supports the Division of Finance and Operations. If you have specific questions regarding Finance and Operations technology, review the resources, forms and guidelines below. If you have any additional questions, please contact the IT Service Desk.

Technology Resources, Forms and Guidelines 

Everest

Everest enables programmers to design business applications through forms, automated workflow, data and reports.

Everest FAQs

Office 365

To access the Office 365 portal, go to portal.office.com, and use your FO credentials to login.
Account: “user”@fa.ua.edu
Password: “Your password”

Getting-Started_Outlook

FO Office 365 Training 

What are Office 365 Groups?

Navigating Office 365
A short introduction to navigating the Office 365 portal.

FA Accessing Mail Online in Office 365
Instructions on how to access Finance and Operations’ email online in Office 365.

SharePoint Online

SharePoint allows for document collaboration, versioning, among Finance and Operations’ departments. SharePoint holds documents in ‘libraries’.

SharePoint Frequently Asked Questions
SharePoint Online User Guide
What is a document library?
Working with files in a document library
Should I save my documents to OneDrive for Business or a team site?

For another useful resource, visit Microsoft’s Sharepoint site for beginners, including videos and quick reference cards.

Computer Maintenance

Clearing Browser Cache and Cookies
Detailed Instructions on how to clear your web browser’s cache and cookies.

Remote Access

remote desktop
Detailed instructions on accessing your desktop PC from a remote location.

Mac Remote Desktop Instructions
Detailed instructions on accessing your MAC from a remote location.

UA FA VPN Instructions

FO VPN Client Installation

Other Forms and Guidelines 

ActiveSync Request for Non-Exempt Employee
Use this form to request access to email via personal devices for non-exempt Finance and Operations employees.

Network Access and Termination Policy
Use this form to request a new Finance and Operations network account or to terminate an existing account.

Network User ID and Password Guideline
This guideline includes the frequency of password expiration and a list of requirements for setting a new password.