Available to Faculty, Staff, and Student Employees
Computer encryption helps to protect confidential and sensitive information in the event of a lost or stolen computer. BitLocker for Windows and FileVault 2 for Mac provide minimal impact to the computer user and are highly rated in the encryption industry. Texas State-owned computers should be encrypted to protect confidential and sensitive information.
ITAC offers two computer labs specifically for faculty and staff to receive professional development training. JCK 623 and ASBS 203 can be reserved right from your Outlook calendar or you can contact ITAC to request room reservations. To learn more, contact ITAC.
Looking for a computer lab? ITS Academic Computing Open Computer Labs offer access to state-of-the-art computing for training, online research, and general use. Additionally, departments across campus maintain their own computer labs to provide services specific to their department needs.
Looking to buy a computer? We've got two programs for purchasing Texas State-owned computers: Computer Replacement Program (CRP) or Department-Funded Purchases (DFP). Also, listed are vendors who provide Texas State discounts for personal computer purchases.
All stored data remains on your computer even after you delete files, empty the trash, or re-format drives. To ensure that no confidential or sensitive information leaves the university, ITAC participates in hard drive and media destruction.
IT Supported Academic Classrooms are rooms scheduled through the campus Registrar, often referred to as 1st Call Classrooms. ITS and ITAC maintain and refresh the technology, provide emergency support, and care for the computers with a standardized array of software and regular security and packaged updates.
With Remote Desktop Connection, faculty and staff can remotely connect from one computer to another. In many cases, connections are made from off-campus or a computer lab back to your office workstation.
The mission of Research Computing is to design, build, and manage a group of heterogeneous high performance computing resources for use by Texas State faculty, staff, and students. Information Technology is committed to providing seamless access to advanced high performance computing resources in the pursuit of research and instructional goals.
Curious to know what software automatically comes on Texas State-owned computers? The latest Standard Software Image is available for both Mac and Windows computers. Note: software on older campus computers may be slightly different.