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Happy Fall Semester!

August 28, 2017

Want to know about new technology initiatives we launched over the summer? Or need a refresher on what Information Technology Services (ITS) can do for you? Or new to Drake? Check out the links below.

ITS News & Announcements: Information on outages, new initiatives and other important information can be found at www.drake.edu/its, on our service portal at service.drake.edu/its, on the blueView login screen, or by following @DrakeITServices on Twitter. We also include regular announcements in the weekly OnCampus email newsletter.

New this summer:

IT Service Portal: Having a problem with technology? Want to find out what ITS can do for you? Visit the IT service portal at service.drake.edu/its to learn about technology services available, browse our knowledge base for how-to technology guides, or get assistance with an issue. Learn how to get started using the service portal with this handy guide.

Laptop Check out Kiosk:  ITS is piloting a laptop checkout kiosk in Meredith Hall. Borrow one of 14 Macbook Pro laptops for up to four hours for free. Laptops are available to check out during building hours, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sundays from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

OneDrive: As part of our campus Office365 subscription, students can now store up to 1 terabyte of data in OneDrive, a cloud storage solution similar to Dropbox or Google Drive. You can share files, as well as collaboratively edit documents using the web versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The OneDrive client comes standard on Windows 10 computers and can be downloaded from the Mac app store. Clients are also available for iOS, Android, and Windows mobile devices. Learn how to set up your computer to sync files in OneDrive at https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Set-up-your-computer-to-sync-your-OneDrive-for-Business-files-in-Office-365-23e1f12b-d896-4cb1-a238-f91d19827a16.

New student? Not sure how to get started with campus technology? Visit http://www.drake.edu/its/students.