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Winter 2006-07

Online Security Tutorial

Information Technology presents our first Security Tutorial for Faculty and Staff. President Gitenstein noted in the fall that "We must continue to reduce the use of social security numbers in our systems and protect our institutional and personal data." In the spirit of these two goals, all employees are strongly encouraged to participate in this exercize. The tutorial provides information on various cyber security topics, and includes a short quiz at the end. Don't worry - participation is anonymous and you will not be graded. Our primary goal is to educate as many people as possible so we can incorporate what we learn into our daily lives.

Digital Cameras

iconDid you know that Instructional Technology Services, located in the lower level of the Library, has a total of 37 digital cameras which can be loaned to faculty and staff? Cameras can be signed out for one week at a time.

Shop and save - Personal purchase opportunities

Thanks to new agreements with Microsoft and Epson, the TCNJ community can now purchase Microsoft software and Epson products at discounted prices.

Adding Disclaimer LInks to Faculty/Staff Websites

Recently, a campus-wide email was sent explaining the College's move toward identifying and leveling links to faculty and staff web pages that are on official TCNJ web sites. It is important that these links be labeled with an appropriate diclaimer. Web Initiatives has provided a web page that contains instructions on how to add the disclaimer to your office/departmental web site. This page contains the disclaimer and provides examples of how it is currently displayed on various departmental web sites. Please contact the WebMaster if you need assistance adding this disclaimer to your department or office's web site.


Windows XP Upgrade

Information Technology is in the process of upgrading our campus standard operating system from Windows 2000 to Windows XP, along with upgrading Microsoft Office XP to Microsoft Office 2003. Test groups have been notified and we began with these upgrades over the winter break. Information Technology will also be upgrading the Library Lab 002 and Social Sciences Lab B08 as part of our initial roll-out. If you have any questions about this upgrade, feel free to contact the Help Desk.

System Access Management

Today’s environment is one of heightened security concerns and it is critical that we manage access to our campus systems to ensure the safety and integrity of the data in these systems.  The Staff Access Management Form process was implemented in spring 2005, and is used to manage access to various systems on campus.

The Access Management Form has three primary functions:

  • To grant system access to new staff. This is a multi-step process:
    1. Human Resources enters new employee hire information into EIS, our HR system, which results in the automatic generation of the employee's Unix (email) and Novell accounts.
    2. The hiring manager completes the Access Management Form to request access to the systems the employee needs to perform their job responsibilities.
    3. An automatic email is generated from the Access Management Form to departmental access management administrators, who are responsible for maintaining security for each of the systems included on the form.
    4. The departmental access management administrators contact the hiring manager to obtain more specific requirements and set up the new employee's security profile in their respective systems.
  • To change system access for employees that have taken on new roles, either in their current department or another department.  This usually occurs with internal transfers or reorganizations.  The hiring manager or supervisor is responsible for completing the Access Management Form to request the necessary security changes (additions and deletions) for staff in their departments.
  • To remove system access when staff leave The College.  Human Resources is responsible for completing the Access Management Form when staff leave The College.  It is the responsibility of the departmental access management administrators to act upon this information in a timely manner. 

Quick Links

Here are some of our favorite links.  Keep this handy for easy reference.


Help Desk

Information Technology

Instructional Technology Services

CD Burners / Scanners / Photo Quality Printers / Instructional Web Sites Support

Media and Technology Support Services

Media equipped classroom information

Security News



Managing Email Account

Other Links

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