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All computers are classified as “controlled items” by State Property Accounting (SPA). TWU is required by the State to maintain an inventory of all computers. Property Control in Facilities Management is responsible for maintaining the inventory of controlled and capitalized items.

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

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.

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.

A variety of statistical software is available at TWU. Popular software includes SPSS, nVivo, R, and SAS.

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

TWU negotiates with vendors to secure discounts on hardware for TWU students, faculty, and staff.

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

Classroom AV and media include clickers, Panopto lecture capture, AMX touch panels, Apple TV, and microphones.

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.

Wireless network service enables a wireless enabled computer or devices such as laptops, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices to connect to the TWU network and internet without plugging into a network jack.

Client Services employs a dedicated team of technicians to ensure stable operation of all TWU computer labs and computer classrooms.

Individuals at TWU are encouraged to use Skype for Business, Google Meet, and Blackboard Collaborate as self-service chat and/or audio and video call services.

All network storage (X-Drive, Network Personal, and Network Shared) is backed up nightly to enterprise-level servers with multiple points of file redundancy.

Multiple calendars can be created and shared, allowing different levels of permissions for each user.

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

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).

Upon request, a member of the classroom support team will meet with the user and train them on how to use the technology in the classroom or videoconference room.

A high performance video conferencing system with accessories is available on each of the three campuses for the purpose of connecting students in classrooms across distances, as well as connecting business meetings meeting from various locations.

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.

IT Solutions commits to a culture of cybersecurity awareness through outreach, training, and promotion. TWU Technology is a member of the Stop.Think.Connect. Academic Alliance.

In accordance with TWU Regulation and Procedure II.14.c, IT Solutions provides laptops and certificates for employees who plan to travel to foreign countries.

IT Solutions offers the ability to create quotes and request bids for Office, Classroom, Lab, or Conference room technology needs. Requesting a quote or bid through IT Solutions ensures that users will receive the correct technology that will fulfill the needs of the project at the best possible price.

Technology coordinates mailing lists associated with HR records for faculty, staff, students, adjunct faculty, GTAs, etc. Lists are also broken-down by department and by campus.