Endpoint Management System (EMS)

Systems Supported
Endpoint Management Configuration Manager by Microsoft
Microsoft Endpoint Management by Microsoft
Jamf Pro by Jamf
Chrome Management Console by Google

The Endpoint Management System (EMS) provides centralized management of workstations and servers allowing remote installation of applications, patches, and other software fixes. Our service offerings include desktop and laptop management, configuration management, and server automation.


  • Improve availability of software to university computers
  • Enables staff and faculty to install software on-demand to their assigned university computer
  • Reduces time associated with applying software updates to university computers.

Eligible Peoples

  • University of Alaska IT community


  • Computer must be owned by the University of Alaska
  • Computer must be joined to the University of Alaska Active Directory Domain (Windows), or appropriate management system for devices running macOS (JAMF), or ChromeOS (Google Workspace @ UA).


The University of Alaska provides access to the Endpoint Management System (EMS) at no cost to students, staff, and faculty.


24 hours a day 7 days a week exclusions are,

  • During scheduled updated or upgrades that require the system to be unavailable. You can see service availability on the UAA Service Status page.

Supported By

UAA IT Services. For support, requests may be submitted anytime via the links on the right side of this page. Requests generate a Ticket which will be worked in order received and urgency by the IT Employees with the knowledge and permissions to assist with the request. For immediate support please contact the Technical Support Center.

For immediate assistance please review the Contact IT page for the appropriate support group, or click one of the links to right to submit a ticket.

Change Deployed Software Image(s) Update Software Version Auto Install Application(s) Request New Workflow


Service ID: 284
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Service Offerings (4)

Auto Install Application(s) on Devices
Request deployment of application(s) to macOS, or Windows university computers that need additional software.
Create a Deployment or Configuration Workflow
Request the creation of a workflow (build) that will be deployed to the different locations, whether a lab or a campus.