Author Archive: Meredith Perkins

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Exercise Files for Lynda.com

Exercise Files for Lynda.com

Did you know that you have access to all of the exercise files used in the Lynda.com tutorials? If you would like to download any of the exercise files used in the videos so that you can follow along with the instructor keep reading. Scroll to the top of the table of contents page of […]

November 11, 2010 | By | Reply More
wifi on campus & dorms

wifi on campus & dorms

question: ASK IT form questions & comments from Krystal: Hello, Where do I go or what do I have to do to be able to use wifi on my laptop at school? Thank You answer: Hi Krystal, There are two networks that you can join while on campus.  If you are in the dorms, “DORMNET” […]

August 30, 2010 | By | Reply More
webfiles: YOUR 5GB of storage

webfiles: YOUR 5GB of storage

Just a reminder, or introduction for he new students, staff, and faculty, that you have 5GB of personal storage to use with WebFiles, FIT’s document management system.  That means you can upload/download your files on campus, from home, the dorm, Europe, anywhere with an internet connection.  If you have not checked it out yet, here […]

August 23, 2010 | By | Reply More
Workshop for New Faculty!

Workshop for New Faculty!

  New to FIT? The TDT’s technology orientation will introduce faculty to the My FIT Luminus Portal, your gateway to technology on campus. All sessions will be held in B-915. Sign up on the TDT’s Training & Development page.

August 23, 2010 | By | Reply More
3500+ videos watched in 6 weeks

3500+ videos watched in 6 weeks

We receive periodic reports from Lynda.com on the number of training videos watched and the general topics the FIT community has been searching for.  I am so happy to announce that from the report covering the time period of May 20th to July 5th, the FIT community has viewed over 3,500 complete video tutorials.   […]

July 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
REMINDER! Tonight – Please leave your campus computers on!

REMINDER! Tonight – Please leave your campus computers on!

Just a reminder to please leave your campus computers on tonight, you should log off, but please leave them powered.  The full email message from the IT communications office is below. Thanks! FIT Community IT 4 FIT is preparing to install new desktop management software on all  Microsoft Windows computers. This software will allow IT […]

July 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
7/22 Leave your campus computer on!

7/22 Leave your campus computer on!

Notice to FIT Community: IT 4 FIT is preparing to install new desktop management software on all administrative Microsoft Windows computers. This software will allow IT to reduce troubleshooting time and to perform faster remote installations of software applications. The installation is scheduled for late in the evening on Thursday July 22. We need all […]

July 14, 2010 | By | Reply More
New Student Computers

New Student Computers

To all of the new and returning students is fall – welcome!  We wish you the best for a great semester. A question that we get frequently is, “What computer should I buy?” It’s a good question, especially with the deals to be had right before the new school semester.  Every department here has its […]

July 12, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Changing Avaya Phone Password

Changing Avaya Phone Password

ASK IT form questions & comments: From Elaine Maldonado: The phone system will not take my password, barring me from playing phone messages back— from off-campus.  Is there a way to reset the password from off-campus? I don’t seem to have this option. THX Answer: Hi Elaine, I checked with Telecommunications, and in order to […]

July 12, 2010 | By | Reply More
Syncing Network and Angel Passwords

Syncing Network and Angel Passwords

Ask IT Form Question: From Carole Delentiner: I received an email the other day reminding me that my password was going to expire.  I changed my password, waited several hours and then logged on to MyFIT with no problem. The next day I tried to log on to Angel and received a message that my […]

June 30, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More