Over the summer months, the University Testing Center (UTC) and OIT have worked together to introduce a new online test registration system. This new platform enables faculty to quickly and easily request exam sessions at the UTC, and for students to conveniently register for their exam sessions from a central location. The UTC can now also offer testing access to area community members for a fee, further expanding the audience and availability of this essential campus service. Continue reading OIT & University Testing Center Unveil New Testing Registration System
“Power Apps have the potential to revolutionize the way we approach app development,” said Jorge Cruz, OIT Senior System Administrator, during a recent meeting about Microsoft’s low-code platform. If you’re unfamiliar with Power Apps, it’s a tool that allows users to build custom business applications without extensive coding knowledge. But what exactly makes Power Apps such a game-changer?
One of the main advantages of Microsoft Power Apps is its ability to integrate with other products such as Office Online, Forms, One Drive, SharePoint, and Teams. Several areas on campus, such as the Center for Family and Counseling and Development and External Affairs, have already been utilizing the Power Platform suite. On April 5, 2023, Academic Advising also used the Power Platform suite to launch their new Degree Planner Issues/Request Tracker. Continue reading Power Apps and Academic Advising: Streamlining Processes
As you continue your academic studies in a new format, please know that we are here to support you. There have been a number of changes in the past few days in order to provide you with the necessary software and services from your current location.
It seems like obtaining and using all kinds of software has just gotten easier and easier. You can access an online version of Microsoft Office from your browser in seconds, powerful photo editing and other art tools are accessible in an instant from your PC or even your phone, and storage and processing of large files can simply be taken care of in the cloud. However, some software is still not as simple as we would like.
That’s where the IT Help Desk comes in. There are still many program installations for course requirements that are either lengthy, complicated, finicky, or all of the above. Starting in January 2017, the IT Help Desk began a student software installation service to assist with these difficult programs to make sure students have what they need for classes. Continue reading Student Software Installation Service Sets Up for Success
the Office of Information Technology
is now available. Continue reading The 2019 OIT Progress Report is Now Available