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Having a reliable computer is essential for students to work, communicate, and collaborate while attending the Maxwell School.

The Maxwell School has wireless access points throughout the building giving the school 100% wireless coverage. We have many resources available for our students and encourage people to visit our Help Desk in 034 Eggers Hall (M-F, 1-3) to get assistance with taking advantage of these resources. Continue Reading

Mobile Teaching Carts

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Mobile Teaching Carts (MTCs) are carts with a computer, speakers and projector.  ICT provides these carts for use rooms in the Eggers/ Maxwell complex that do not have installed computers and projectors.  You can log into the computer with your Maxwell computer account to access network drives, email, etc as on other computers.

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Laptop Encryption Standard

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The campus Information Security Group introduced a Laptop Encryption Standard effective March 1, 2011.  This standard requires all university owned laptops to employ the full disk encryption solution “CheckPoint FDE” currently funded by ITS. Continue Reading

Electronic Equipment & Software Purchases

In order to provide better asset management, data security, and to obtain the very best pricing, the University is in the process of revising many of its purchasing policies and in particular has changed how administrators and faculty may acquire certain electronic equipment and software purchased with University funds.  Continue Reading

Moving Computers

Desktop computerICT is responsible for moving all Maxwell supported computer equipment. Departments may not, without ICT authorization, move computers from one room or space to another.

Please contact ICT (service@maxwell.syr.edu or 443-3847) if you anticipate any changes in your office area that may require moving computing equipment.  Extension cords and power strips are the responsibility of the department.

Supported Hardware & Software

ICT provides different levels of support, ranging from “Full support” for the basic suite of hardware and software provided to “Unsupported” for software or hardware which ICT will not connect to Maxwell’s computers or network.

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