Student Technology Program, Overview and Student Resources

Information for students who received a laptop supplied via the Student Technology Program, facilitated by the Financial Aid Office.

Terms of Use:

This is a University of Illinois device. Anyone using University of Illinois resources is responsible for using them in an appropriate, ethical, and lawful manner, and in accordance with all University policies. By using this device, you agree to abide by the terms in the University's Acceptable Use Policy: https://cam.illinois.edu/policies/fo-07/

The university has installed Crowdstrike endpoint protection software (antivirus) on this machine. It is there to help ensure the security of the system and that you have the best experience possible. Questions can be sent to consult@illinois.edu.

Initial Setup: Change your laptop password 



 If you received your laptop on/after September 4, 2020

  • Power on laptop  
  • Select: STPUse password: Service Tag / Serial #
    • For Dell (Service Tag) = on side of box / bottom of laptopwill be 7 digits
    • For Lenovo (Serial #) = on side of box / bottom of laptop, will be 8 digits 
  • Create a new password when prompted



Software: 

  • Many general and class software titles can be accessed virtually at UIUC AnyWare
  • The Student Technology Program does not support software locally installed on loaned laptops. Issues with locally installed should be directed to the software provider (E.g. WebStore, Instructor). 
  • WebStore provides many discounted and free software titles
  • More information on Software for loaned equipment

Support: 


The laptop loaned to you is under warranty. For hardware issues, please contact 
consult@illinois.edu. Let them know this laptop is part of the Student Technology Program. Arrangements will be made to replace the defective laptop.  Please note, we will not be able to recover any files or personal data. For this reason, please store all files and data on your cloud storage (Box, Google Drive, One Drive).


Remote Technologies/Student Resources:

For general computing support, you may contact the Technology Services Help Desk at 217/244-7000 or consult@illinois.edu. 



Keywords:STP,student,loan,Financial Aid, laptop   Doc ID:105246
Owner:Sarah F.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2020-08-24 16:09 CDTUpdated:2021-07-27 09:30 CDT
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