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Student Technology Resources

Explore using the tabs below to learn about the available academic technologies.

If you are having issues with any of the academic technologies listed you can:

  • Call the Service Desk at 901.448.2222
  • Visit UTHSC TechConnect to report an issue, get support, or submit a ticket.


Helpful Tools and Academic Technology Links

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud (includes Adobe Acrobat) is free software for UTHSC students.         

Adobe Creative Cloud download


Blackboard (Bb) is a web-based learning management system (LMS) used by faculty to provide course content and administer assessments to their students.


EndNote is a reference management software program that helps manage research and scholarly papers. It is available to UTHSC students at no cost.

EndNote Download 


Examplify is computerized testing software.  Installation instructions are on your college’s Exam Soft login page.


Flip is a free video discussion platform. In Flip educators post discussion prompts and students respond with short videos.

Lockdown Browser – Blackboard/Respondus

Lockdown Browser s a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within a learning management system.

Student Lockdown Browser on Blackboard Institution Page

Microsoft 365

Microsoft Office 365 offers tools to create class projects and presentations, organize class notes, and manage daily schedules. Log in with your UTHSC credentials to access available applications.

My Mediasite

My Mediasite allows users to capture, publish, manage, and share original videos directly from their computer to a Mediasite server.

My Mediasite UTHSC Webpage


NameCoach allows students to provide an audio recording of their name to eliminate mispronunciation and gender pronouns. It is located within Blackboard.

Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere is live online polling, surveys, Q&As, quizzes, word clouds, and more.


ProctorU is a live online exam proctoring service for test-takers. You must have a functioning webcam or camera on your computer or other devices.


Qualtrics is a powerful online survey tool that allows one to build surveys, distribute surveys and analyze responses from one convenient online location.

UTHSC Qualtrics Knowledge Base and Log In


StudyMate is a tool that integrated with Blackboard to help students master the basics of course material through learning activities, self-assessments, and games.

StudyMate Accessibility


YouTube is a video sharing service where users can watch, like, share, comment and upload their own videos.


Zoom's web-based conferencing uses high-quality video and audio and is accessible on MacOS, Windows, iOS and Android mobile devices.

Jan 29, 2024