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New Departmental Paper Ordering Process

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Effective October 1, 2014, there will be a new process for departments to order paper supplies.   Supplies can now be ordered by going to repairs.fandm.edu and entering a work order.…

May we help?

Visit the Technology Help Desk in the Harris IZ.  New staff hours 7:30AM to 5PM MtoF when classes are in session with evening hours staffed by students.  And a new phone…

New Guest Wifi

Have a guest on campus?  Point them to our new guest wireless connection for Internet access: FandM-Guest-WiFi


Want Mavericks?

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 Should you wish to make the move, please call the Helpdesk at x6789 and we will make an appointment for a time when you can come in and we will assist you with the upgrade.


New Tech Lending Center

Check out the new Technology Lending Center (TLC) in the Harris Innovation Zone.  Examples of items available include cameras, tripods, iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, webcams, voice recorders, projectors, video cameras.  To make…

Student app development

ITS welcomes student collaboration on information services.  Building apps, however, isn't a weekend-long endeavor.  Read Jay's reaction to the NY Times article, "Student-built Apps Teach Colleges a Thing or Two."


Why is IT slowing me down?!

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Why does it sometimes (often?) seem that ITS is putting the brakes on a new system implementation, especially when the vendor has explained that the system will require virtually no support from your ITS department?  "Virtually no support", it turns out, is almost always a lie.


Phone System Needs Assessment

With the support of the College Information Technology Committee (CITC), ITS has contracted with Vantage Technology Consulting Group to complete a campus needs assessment as we plan for an eventual migration…

Canvas pilot as possible alternative to Blackboard

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20 faculty and over 500 students are giving Canvas a try this Fall.  Canvas is an alternative to Blackboard, which many faculty use as part of their courses to distribute assignments, share documents, provide an online gradebook, etc.  We look forward to feedback later this semester!


Running Windows Update

If you have a computer running Microsoft Windows, it is recommended that you turn on the option to automatically check for updates. You can also manually run this process to check…