The ITO provides a wide array of services for the students, faculty, and staff of the College of Education. To request any of the following services, please email the Service Desk.
- Equipment Checkout and Delivery for Classrooms
Checkout of laptops, projectors and other digital media equipment is available to College of Education students, faculty and staff or anyone currently enrolled in an Education course. The loan period varies with the type of equipment borrowed and current demand for it. There are no charges for this service, although there could be a loss of privileges due to equipment turned in late. Delivery of equipment to rooms in SZB can also be requested during ITO Service Desk hours. For a more detailed list of ITO Service Desk policies and procedures, please see: ITO Service Desk Policies and Procedures.
Advance reservations of equipment are encouraged and can be made using the ITO’s online reservation system. Reservation requests should be submitted at least 48 hours before a resource is needed.
Patrons should come to the ITO Service Desk in SZB 536 and present a current UT ID to pick up equipment.
Available equipment includes but is not limited to:
- Apple Laptops
- Laptop Pointer/Remote Control "Clickers"
- Xacti "Tapeless" HD Digital Camcorders
- Digital Audio Recorders
- Portable Projectors
- Microphones and Speakers
- Conference Phones
- Apple Laptop Chargers
- Computer/Technical Support
Printing is provided through the ITS UTPrint service in SZB 439.
Printing in the ITO is provided through the UTprint service. Both color and black and white printing are available in the Computer Lab area in SZB 439. Students must have prepaid Bevo Bucks and use a UT ID proximity card to retrieve their prints at the printers.
- Automated Computer Backups
Automated Desktop Backup for Faculty and Staff
CrashPlan Pro provides many benefits, including:
- After the initial full backup, any changed files are backed up every 10 minutes.
- Laptops can be backed up over any Internet connection.
- Users can find and restore their own files with the easy-to-use interface.
- Data transfer encryption secures all files.
- All data is backed up weekly to an off-campus site, protecting it from Sánchez Building disasters.
Send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org to request the backup service.
- Instructor Reserves
Instructors of College of Education classes who wish to make course materials available for checkout to students may place items on reserve at the ITO Help Desk in SZB 536.
Instructors may specify the length of the checkout period and whether materials are room-use only.
Students should come to the Services Desk in SZB 536 and present a current UT ID to check out Reserve materials.
A catalog of all reserve items is available at the desk.
For more information or to put materials on reserve, email the Service Desk
Videoconferencing allows for audio and video communications between you and a classmate, professor, or guest lecturer who are not able to physically attend a class or meeting for whatever reason. Video conferencing rooms are available in the College as is the ability for people in remote locations to participate in a video conference by using software installed on their computers. More information is available on our wiki.
If you are an instructor interested in using video conferencing in your class, contact the Office of Instructional Innovation.
Video Conferencing Tech Support is available via the Service Desk.
- CoE Desktop
CoE Desktop is a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). It allows users to remotely log into virtual computers pre-configured with special software. It is provided to College of Education faculty, staff, students, and students enrolled in a College of Education course that requires special software.
- Wireless Network
The ITO provides wireless networking throughout the Sánchez Building, Bellmont Hall and Anna Hiss Gym.
For technical questions concerning wireless, email the Service Desk