OIT Support Units Help Across Campus and Online

WelcomeWelcome back! With everything that has been happening of late, we just want to remind you of some support resources we have available for you.

IT Help Desk

Our first line of support is the IT Help Desk. If you have a tech support question or don’t know who to ask for help, reach out, and our team of specialists will assist. We have expanded your support options by adding online chat as a way of contact. Just go to smu.edu/itchat to get started.

Of course, you can still contact via phone (214-768-HELP), email (help@smu.edu), online support form (help.smu.edu), or just walk in and talk to someone at the physical Help Desk within Fondren Library. For a list of current hours, please visit smu.edu/itsupport.

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Back to School ’22: Pack the Essentials!

WelcomeAs the winds of summer (hopefully) start to cool, our Fall 2022 term comes closer to beginning on The Hilltop, and has already started for some! Whether you are a new Mustang just starting your journey or returning for another year, we’d like to give you a few pointers that can help make your return to campus as simple as possible so you can enjoy all of the experiences SMU has to offer! Continue reading Back to School ’22: Pack the Essentials!

Rock Your LinkedIn Profile: Webinars Now Available Weekly!

Our friends at LinkedIn Learning have announced that their popular Rock Your Profile webinar is now available weekly to better fit your busy schedule! This training session is a great way to spruce up your LinkedIn presence, build a stronger personal brand, and expand your network. It’s especially helpful if you’re starting to enter the job market. You’ll also have the opportunity to have your questions answered by a LinkedIn expert.

The session will go into detail on the following:

  • Recognizing the value of your LinkedIn profile as part of your brand
  • Identifying 2-3 qualities to highlight across your profile
  • Applying 3-4 best practices for building an engaging profile

Sessions start soon every Wednesday! For specific times and to register, visit LinkedIn’s event listing.

Dive into Data Science with LinkedIn Learning!

LinkedIn LearningThe modern world revolves around the creation and management of data. Making inferences from the vast amounts of data produced on a daily basis can certainly be a challenge. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to make it easier to wrangle data into digestible and actionable visualizations. LinkedIn Learning offers a plethora of learning paths and courses to help hone your skills in data processing and visualization. Here are a few examples! Continue reading Dive into Data Science with LinkedIn Learning!

Stay Sharp with Summer Learning Experiences

With the spring term coming to a close to wrap up one extraordinary year, it’s time to once again prepare for the summer months. Whether you are continuing your studies or taking part in well-deserved rest and relaxation, it’s always a good idea to keep your brain active! We have several ways for you to stay sharp with on-demand training courses via LinkedIn Learning. Also, the Hegi Career Center has its own self-paced career development training available over the summer months! Keep reading for more details. Continue reading Stay Sharp with Summer Learning Experiences