Top 10 Ways Technology Elevates Your EDU
Texas A&M Information Technology
CHECK OFF WHEN YOU COMPLETE EACH OF THE 10
1 NEW AGGIE TECHLIST Tailored IT advice & requirements
Save time and money - make the correct purchase the FIRST time! Be in the know with advice on supported devices and campus guidelines. Get organized before move in!
Get your list: it.tamu.edu/getstarted
2 TAMULINK WI-FI Wi-Fi on campus
Log in to tamulink-wpa using your NetID (all lowercase) and password. Available at libraries, dining halls, residence halls, classrooms, Open Access Labs, etc.
Connect your device: tamulink-wpa
3 IT SELF-SERVICE DIY IT
Find instructions and help on everything technology, like setting up email on your phone, and seeing if an IT service is down.
4 HELP DESK CENTRAL 24/7 IT Support
Whether you need assistance with hardware, software, wireless, web, accounts or allocations, Help Desk Central can help.
979.845.8300 firstname.lastname@example.org DPC/CSA Room 104 (8 a.m. - midnight)
Bookmark for online chat: hdc.tamu.edu
5 COMPUTER REPAIR On campus repairs
One of Help Desk Centrals most popular services is computer repair. If your computer needs help, bring it to HDC, located by the Commons!
Diagnostic testing Troubleshooting and minor repairs Removing computer viruses Operating System (OS) installations Authorized Dell and Apple warranty repair
Save to your phone: 979.845.8300
6 GMAIL & GOOGLE APPS Email, storage and more
Check your Texas A&M Gmail often at google.tamu.edu. You will receive information about registration, financial aid, billing and more. Your email address is: YourNetID@email.tamu.edu.
Set up Texas A&M Gmail on your phone: u.tamu.edu/gmail
DONT FORGET 7 SOFTWARE Cheap student software The day after you register for classes, you can purchase no charge or deeply discounted software. Order online and software ships for free!
Windows 8 $10
Microsoft Office $10
McAfee Antivirus NO
Purchase at: software.tamu.edu
8 OPEN ACCESS LABS Campus computer labs
Enjoy extended hours when classes are in session; color, tabloid and wide-format printing, $30 print allocation for fall and spring, $15 for summer; access to special software; and printing on-the-go via kiosks across campus at u.tamu.edu/aggieprint. When off campus, log in to voal.tamu.edu to access lab software.
View lab locations: oal.tamu.edu
LYNDA TRAINING Online tutorials
Enjoy your free subscription to lynda.com, an online learning company with hundreds of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts in business, software, technology and creative skills.
Search for training: u.tamu.edu/lynda
10 FREE SECURITY TOOLS Heres to safe surfing
When youre on the campus network, we are able to detect viruses on your computer and will notify you of any threats to your computer. If youre on public Wi-Fi off campus, use the Virtual Private Network (VPN) to protect snoopers from seeing your personal information.
Learn more and set up VPN: u.tamu.edu/VPnetwork
DONT FORGET GET IT DONE!
DONT LEAVE YOUR NSC WITHOUT TAKING CARE OF THESE!
Set Up Self-Service Password Reset at u.tamu.edu/SSPR so you can reset your password if you forget it.
Sign Up for Code Maroon at codemaroon.tamu.edu to receive emergency notification text message alerts.
Set Up Parent Access at u.tamu.edu/ParentAccess so your parents can access your records, services and bills.
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