Technology

Information Technology (IT) Resources for Faculty and Staff

  • Blackboard Collaborate — This online synchronous environment can be used for office hours, class discussions, exam reviews, online meetings and group work.
  • Computer Hardware — The Office of Information Technology (OIT) installs, configures and manages desktop workstations and laptops for faculty and staff.
  • Computer Labs — Faculty and staff have access to computer labs all over campus.
  • Computer Software — The Office of Information Technology (OIT) manages software licensing for faculty and staff.
  • Calendar — Online calendars allow faculty and staff to keep track of meetings, events, deadlines and appointments. NC State uses Calendar, along with other G Suite applications from Google.
  • Change Your Password — Use this online form if you forget or are prompted to reset your password.
  • Classroom Technology (ClassTech) — ClassTech manages classroom resources including lecture capture and clicker technology.
  • Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA) — DELTA introduces and supports learning technologies in classes available on campus and at a distance.
  • Email (Gmail) — Every faculty and staff member is assigned a university email account. NC State uses Gmail, along with other G Suite applications from Google.
  • File Storage Space — Faculty and staff have access to file storage space on the campus network and online.
  • Google Drive — Cloud storage allows faculty and staff to store, access and share files. NC State uses Drive, along with other G Suite applications from Google.
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) — The Office of Information Technology (OIT) offers all faculty a number of intermediate level HPC services to support research and instruction.
  • Information Technology (IT) Help Desk — The help desk is the campus gateway to technical help for administrative and academic computing, networking and other IT services.
  • Information Technology (IT) Policies, Regulations and Rules — The university’s policies for computer use and data management are available here.
  • Information Technology (IT) Training and Workshops — The Office of Information Technology (OIT) offers an array of technology workshops as well as customized training for departments, units and classrooms.
  • Library Computing — Faculty and staff have remote access to library databases and can also borrow devices such as laptops or projectors.
  • Library Services for Faculty and Instructors — Librarians are available to consult on research, technology and assignments.
  • Mediasite — This resource allows online audiences to watch live or recorded lectures, presentations and webcasts.
  • Moodle — The university’s primary learning management software (LMS) enables instructors to communicate with students and provide a variety of activities and resources.
  • MyPack Portal — This portal provides faculty and staff, as well as students, access to the Student Information System (SIS), Human Resources Systems (HR) and Financial Systems (FIN).
  • Office of Information Technology (OIT) — This office supports campuswide IT systems and services for administrative, academic and research computing functions. For desktop support, please contact your departmental IT staff.
  • Online and Distance Education Courses — See the full list of current and upcoming courses for remote undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Optical Mark Reading Services — This group provides Scantron (bubble sheet) services for exam and quiz scoring, evaluations for course and faculty members, and multiple-choice surveys.
  • Remote Access — Reserve a computer with a specific set of applications and access it remotely.
  • Two-Factor Authentication — The university protects your personal information by requiring users to enter a security code along with their password to access vital campus resources. NC State uses both Google 2-Step and Duo services.
  • Unity ID and Password — Every faculty and staff member is assigned an ID and password for access to the wireless network, restricted online services and data, and additional IT resources.
  • Virtual Computing Lab (VCL) — The VCL provides faculty and staff with constant online access to high-end computers and software.
  • Wireless Network — A wireless network provides access to the internet and computing services across campus.
  • WolfTime — Faculty and staff required to record their hours worked use this system. It also tracks leave requests and balances for everyone on campus.
  • WolfWare — The university’s suite of academic technologies and tools provides faculty, staff and students with a cohesive online environment for course enhancement and delivery.