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UITS Monitor: UITS Support Center's spring break schedule

UITS Support Center's spring break schedule

If you’re sticking around campus for spring break and experience technical issues, the UITS Support Center will still be available to assist you. Support via phone, chat, and email will be available around the clock, as usual.

Walk-in hours at IU Bloomington (Wells Library) are as follows:

  • Friday, March 11: 8am-9pm
  • Saturday, March 12–Sunday, March 13: 1-5pm
  • Monday, March 14-Friday, March 18: 8am-5pm
  • Saturday, March 19: 1-5pm
  • Sunday, March 20: Noon-midnight

Walk-in hours at IUPUI (ICTC) are as follows:

  • Friday, March 11: 8am-5pm
  • Saturday, March 12: 9am-3pm
  • Sunday, March 13: Noon-4pm
  • Monday, March 14-Friday, March 18:  8am-5pm
  • Saturday, March 19:  9am-3pm
  • Sunday, March 20:  12-4pm
  • Monday, March 21:  8am-9pm

Contact the UITS Support Center >>

IUPUI hosting statewide teaching and learning symposium

Join colleagues from across the state in a discussion of teaching and learning at the 2016 Edward C. Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching, Friday, March 25, on the IUPUI campus.

Organized by the IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning, the symposium will feature various demonstrations and related sessions about teaching and learning with technology.

This year's keynote speaker is Randy Bass, vice provost for education and professor of English at Georgetown University. His talk, "Liberal Education Re-Bound: Designing Learning in the Emerging Digital Ecosystem," will examine strategies to make higher education available to an expanded population of college students.

Visit ecmoore.iupui.edu for more about the speakers, the event schedule, and session descriptions.

Register now at no cost >>

New ITLC book club discussion starting soon

Beginning Thursday, March 24, the IT Learning Community (ITLC) will host a book club discussion of “The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg. Discussions will take place every Thursday, 4-5pm:

  • IU Bloomington: CIB 250A
  • IUPUI: Lockefield LV 3360, ICTC IT203

Interested participants at regional campuses can attend discussions via video. Contact Rodney Geno and Julie Parmenter for more information.

Register now >>

Add to your repertoire through Skillsoft self-paced training

UITS IT Training is partnering with Skillsoft, a leading eLearning provider, to offer the broadest range of resources and coverage, and the best value on a cost-per-resource basis.

By combining online materials by Books24x7, interactive courseware, hands-on simulations, live mentoring support, Express Guide™ Manuals, TestPrep Exams, and a multitude of other resources, this solution offers maximum support for formal training and day-to-day informal learning needs.

Though there is a fee for this service, participants have flexibility in choosing content and can earn certificates for completing courses or prepare for industry standard certification exams.

Get started now >>

SoIC tech degrees pay dividends

Advanced degree? Check. Lucrative career? Check. A chance to work for some of the biggest names in the field? Check.

Getting a master’s in computer science from IU’s School of Informatics and Computing can pay off in a major way. That’s not just an optimistic opinion—the statistics prove it.

Learn more >>

Dell offers major savings to IU community

Beginning March 9, Dell is offering a new way for IU students, faculty, staff, and alumni to save on its products: the Member Exclusive Store.

Register to receive special deals, including:

  • Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1 laptop and tablet for $672.66
  • XPS 13, the world’s smallest 13-inch laptop, for $1,127.38
  • Inspiron small desktop for $406.89

Save an additional 20 percent with an exclusive coupon. To start saving, visit dell.com/IU.

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