HELPDESK TECHTALK NEWSLETTER
With the beginning of the new academic year, it is a good time to remind everyone about passwords and security. In order to provide assistance in your selection of passwords, the following guidelines are offered:
Network Printer Reassignment
As part of the revised Canon copier contract, Information Technology did a preliminary evaluation of current network printing and found that there are many areas/departments that will have both a networked copier and networked printers. With this information IT submitted a proposal to evaluate and recommend network printer reassignments. This proposal has been reviewed and approved by the Cabinet.
Using the Canon copier/printers, the departments will be charged for each printed copy. The cost per copy will be the current cost being paid for copies (The savings realized for not having to purchase toners, will more than make up for the additional costs incurred when printing to the copier) Your support specialist will be in contact you to discuss this matter and how it affects your department. Thank you, in advance, for your assistance in this process.
Users of Peoplesoft and the YESS system can click here for tips, fixes, frequently asked questions, and other general helpful information. By visiting this link, you can sign up for a training class on the YESS system, and find other valuable information.
The PrintSense environmental program went into full effect at the beginning of the fall 2005 semester. The programs goal was to control the rising cost of printing consumables by promoting responsible printing in all 20 public computer labs managed by Information Technology. After two months the results are promising:
Compared to the last two years Information Technology reports a 43 percent decrease in printing for August and September, a total savings of 322,896 pages or 1.5 tons of paper.
Worried about the closure of the computer labs in Wolfe Hall, and in the Student Center? Well, you don't need to be! There are new labs available in the lower level of the new library (rooms two and five), as well as more than 25 other labs located all over campus. For a listing of lab locations and hours, click here.
Looking to purchase a new personal computer?
The College of New Jersey has established programs with both Apple and Dell computers whereby TCNJ faculty, staff, and students can purchase desktop or laptop machines at discounted prices. For more information on this program, please visit http://www.tcnj.edu/~it/personalpurchases.html
New Approach to Training
To better accommodate the needs of the campus community, the process for scheduling IT training has been revised. Information Technology is pleased to announce customized IT training!
Training workshops will be provided upon request. We kindly ask that 4 or more users register to schedule the training.
To complete the request form & view available training sessions, visit www.tcnj.edu/~helpdesk/Training.php.
New FTP client comes to TCNJ
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