Network Use Information and Recommendations
Welcome to St. Andrews University, home of the Knights!
We are excited to have you as members of our student body!
We, in the Computer Services Department, wish to share information with you about our campus network and to make a few suggestions as to the electronic tools that we recommend you consider bringing with you to campus in the fall.
a. The login information for your email has already been set up and working.
|2. Account Information
a. Username and Password
i. The username and password works with the following logins:
ii. Once you have logged into the campus network you will have
1. A network storage drive
a. This storage drive is labeled as your U drive
|3. Electronic Storage
a. We recommend that you bring with you some form of portable storage, such as:
i. a USB Flash Drive, or
|4. Antivirus Software
a. Please make sure your laptop has a current version of an anti-virus program installed.
|5. Wireless Connections
a. Our classrooms do have wireless access.
i. Ethernet cable of about 20 Feet in length.
|6. Productivity Software
a. We recommend that you have Microsoft Office for use to complete assignments for your classes.
i. this is a 4 year subscription for one user and includes:
1. Microsoft Word
|7. Technical Support for your Computer
a. We are able to troubleshoot technical issues for both Windows (XP, Vista, 7, and 8), Mac, and Linux based operating systems.
i. However, if your laptop is still under warranty, we will have you contact the company to assist in fixing the issues.
b. If the issues we discover during the troubleshooting are beyond our capacity to handle, and the device is no longer under warranty, we recommend Highland Tech Computer Services to fix technical issues. Their store is located on Main Street in downtown Laurinburg, about 10 minutes from campus.
Hopefully this will give you some direction as you prepare to begin your studies at St. Andrews University. The Computer Services Department will do what we can to assist you if you have technical issues with your electronics.
Our department is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.