EEE Chat

What’s happening to EEE Chat?

EEE Chat has been retired. This tool, implemented many years ago, was used by a limited set of classes. EEE Canvas provides a robust real-time chat tool which is both easier to use and more robust than the EEE Chat tool.

If you have questions or concerns, please Contact Us.

When will EEE Chat be retired?

EEE Chat was retired at the end of the Spring 2018 quarter.

What should I use instead?

Use cases

Use case OIT-supported Alternative
Virtual office hours
Q&A sessions
EEE Canvas Chat Tool
Google Hangouts
Language class chat rooms EEE Canvas Chat Tool (support for multiple languages/character sets)
Non-class based chat rooms OIT Secure Instant Messaging
Google Hangouts

List of alternatives to EEE Chat

EEE Canvas Chat tool

A real-time chat tool is available for all classes using EEE Canvas. Learn more about chat in Canvas:

OIT Secure Instant Messaging

If you need real-time chat tools for non-class uses, the Office of Information Technology provides a secure instant messaging service:

Google Hangouts

There are also chat features available within UCI Google Apps via Hangouts and Office 365 via Skype.

Still have questions?

If you still have questions about EEE Chat please do not hesitate to Contact Us.

It’s important we know what you need so we can work to ensure this is a smooth transition; we want to hear from you!