Information Technology Office

The Information Technology Office (ITO) supports the College of Education students, faculty, and staff by providing technology facilities, data networking services, and digital media equipment.

The ITO is currently operating with minimum in-person staffing in accordance with COVID-19 precautions. We are available to serve you during our standard operating hours of M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; however, we are requiring reservations for any in-person needs to ensure a staff member will be present in the building to assist you. Please make an appointment by emailing


College of Education students, faculty, and staff can reserve

  • technology classrooms
  • conference rooms
  • huddle rooms
  • equipment for checkout or classroom delivery

For general inquiries regarding reservations, email the Service Desk or call 512-471-4357.


In keeping with the College of Education practice for maintaining student assistance while also respecting social distancing, the ITO Service Desk will still be available for equipment checkout but on a Reservation Only basis. Submit your equipment request using the “Make Reservation Now” button and we will respond with a timeframe of availability where you can come in and pick up the requested equipment. If at all possible please avoid walking up to the ITO Service Desk without a reservation – we are operating with limited staff and we may not be able to assist. 

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Services Overview

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, staff, or anyone currently enrolled in an Education course. The loan period varies with the type of equipment borrowed and the 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. 

    Reservations 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 4.316 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"
    • HD Digital Camcorders
    • Digital Audio Recorders
    • Portable Projectors
    • Speakers
    • Conference Phones
    • Tripods
    • Dongles
    • Apple Laptop Chargers
    Reserve Equipment Online
  • Computer/Technical Support

    The ITO provides computer and other technical assistance to College faculty and staff. Submit assistance requests for all technical matters to the ITO’s Help system. If computer access is down, call 512-471-4357.

  • Zoom Videoconferencing

    Videoconferencing allows for audio and video communications between you and a classmate, professor, or guest lecturer who is not able to physically attend a class or meeting. You can host a videoconference in a room in the college or from your personal computer at any location. Participants are able to remote in using software installed on their devices. 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.

  • Automated Computer Backups for Faculty and Staff

    Code 42, formerly CrashPlan Pro, provides many benefits, including:

    This free service is for university-owned computers only. Send a message to to request the backup service.

  • CoE Desktop

    Due to the end of life of the products that provided the service, CoE Desktop has been discontinued. Learn more.

  • We Are Unable To
    • Perform repairs or part replacements.
    • Fully support any hardware or software not specified by the College of Education laptop requirements.
    • Give a 100% guarantee of the proper backup of user data.
    • Sell hardware or software. Contact the Campus Computer Store.