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F. A. Q. - Technology Information

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Are PCs provided in residence hall rooms?

PCs are not provided in individual student rooms; however, all students have access to computer labs located in residence halls, including Forrer, Clay, Poole, Rosenthal Commons, and Hazelrigg. Computer facilities are also available in Brown Science Center, the library, and the Cowgill Center for Business, Economics, and Education. Specialty computer labs are available in Mitchell Fine Arts, the Brown Science Center computer science lab, and the Writing Center and language lab in Haupt Humanities for use by students whose course work allows them access to those labs.

To whom can students go if they need computer assistance?

Transylvania's Technology Help Desk offers computer assistance to students. For more information, call (859) 281-3593.

Are students given email accounts?

All students are given free email accounts. Information regarding email accounts is mailed to students before they arrive on campus. The student's email account will remain active during the academic calendar year, through summer, and until July after graduation.

My student is bringing a personal computer to campus. What services does the university provide?

Students who have personal computers with wired or wireless capabilities may connect to the university network from their residence hall rooms and have free access to network software, email, and the Internet. Students without personal computers have the same access to the network from computer labs located around campus. Please see our technology services page for detailed information. If you are shopping for a new computer, please see our Computer Considerations document.

What are the rules for using the Transy network?

Please read our Acceptable Use Policy. When you connect to our network, you will be asked to agree to the AUP.

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