Remote Access to Vetstar and PACS

Computing Services would like to announce an improved way for Vet Med Students to access both Vetstar and PACS systems from their personal computers. With this new method students will be able to utilize their own computers to connect to a service that has Vetstar and PACS available without needing to first download these programs. Additionally, Mac users will be able to use this service without needing to install Windows on their computers.

Printer Supply Ordering

Vet Med faculty and staff are responsible for ordering ink, toner and other supplies for their individual office printers effective 12/1/2010. Departmental staff will be responsible for ordering these items for department office printers. Printer supplies can be purchased through one of two methods:

- iBuy punch-outs (CDW-G, OfficeMax, HP, Dell)

Alternative Access to Virtual Microscopy

There is an alternative method to accessing Histology virtual microscopy aside from visiting You can download Image Scope Viewer and then access the individual slides from the cvm-ad file servers. Read below for details.

Download Aperio’s FREE ImageScope Viewer

Reminder about CVM-AD accounts and Privileges for DVM students

[This is was an informational email sent to all DVM students regarding CVM-AD accounts]

CVM-AD Passwords and Account Privileges

Walk-in Service Hours

Walk-in Service is limited to the times below:
Monday and Wednesday 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM in VMBSB 2938

Vetstar Installer available for Vista and Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit

As of yesterday the Vetstar installer for Vista 32-bit has been made available. Please visit: for detailed installation instructions. Do not hesitate to contact Computing Services at if you experience difficulty with the installation.

Thank you for your patience,
Candice Solomon-Strutz

Update the 64-bit version is now also available as of 8/18/2010

Update the Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit is now also available as of 8/23/2010

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