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Students have access to self-service where they can plan their degree, register for courses, contact their academic advisors, and (soon) manage holds and financial information.

Colleague is the software package that houses the University’s information in areas that include processing of student applications and registration, scheduling of classes, assisting in financial aid processing, processing of payment of tuition and fees, reporting grades and transcripts, and more.

Pioneer Portal is a user’s gateway to self-service.

Unlike a “help desk”, which primarily provides only information, a “service desk” owns the incidents and questions reported to it and has the training and ability to resolve a high percentage of queries, thereby facilitating faster resolution times to its customers and users.

Use of a “virtual private network” application creates a secure, encrypted communication channel over the Internet that effectively connects the user’s computer directly to the TWU network.

Microsoft Outlook allows for the creation of email-based “public folders” that can be shared among a group of TWU employees. The shared email service is typically used by departments that need a general email address, by student organizations and clubs to share information, and by workgroups large and small to collaborate with co-workers.

Funded by an NSF grant, the Science Research Network offers high-speed connectivity and access to Internet2

Canvas is a web-based application which allows instructors to put class materials on the Internet. It provides a variety of tools to facilitate teaching and learning. All courses at TWU use Canvas.

TWU’s basic phone service is maintained and supported by IT Solutions.

Technology can provide hosting services for University colleagues who want to operate their equipment in a secure, centrally-managed data center.

IT Solutions assists with the audio and video recordings of events and productions sponsored by the University. IT Solutions provides high quality HD Video production and digital Audio recordings to broaden the reach of idea sharing that can be saved and shared on the web.

Printing is available through network printers (owned or leased). Open access computer lab printers are managed by GoPrint stations that are used to track and release print requests.

TWU utilizes both Microsoft Exchange and Google Suite for Education for email service.

WebAdvisor allows users to access a variety of university services. The set of services available to a user depends on the role(s) the user has within the university.

TWU Voicemail provides TWU faculty and staff a convenient and cost-effective system for receiving, sending, and managing voicemail messages.

In addition to primary support with the Oracle "Phoenix" E-Business Suite (Budget, Finance, & HR) system, Enterprise Applications can provide "out of the box" support to meet the unique requirements of a TWU department, group, or business organization--whether the need is a minor adjustment to the existing software or the implementation of a new product, new screen/form, report, or process.

Technology can assist users with data transfer in the event that files need to be moved from one device or location to another.

LinkedIn Learning is an online subscription library that teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts.

TWU-owned computers and devices come pre-loaded with a standard selection of software that will suit the business and academic needs of most users at TWU.

Choose from various software to support word processing, data analysis, presentations, desktop publishing, calendar-keeping, emailing, and PDF needs.

Active Learning Classrooms are designed to increase student-faculty interaction or encourage groups of students to work together to complete a task.

A TWU email address (username@twu.edu) may allow a discount on cellular phone service.

Individuals such as contractors, visiting scholars, and others such as support staff from outside companies may be eligible for TWU portal usernames.

Antivirus is protective software designed to defend a computer against malicious software.

All faculty, staff, and students associated with Texas Woman's University must have a Pioneer Portal account. This account is the key to unlocking several information pages that are found only on TWU's Intranet (Portal).