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Fall 2018 Student Newsletter


The Division of Information Technology (DoIT)  supports the academic, research, healthcare, and administrative missions of Stony Brook University.   This newsletter highlights technology services available to all Stony Brook students.  
Student Printing Thanks to the efforts of DoIT's Student Technology Fee Advisory Board, color printing is now included in the student print quota. This Fall, all students have a quota of 1500 pages per semester. When you print 1 color sheet, your quota will be reduced by 5 sheets.   Color printers have been added to the Health Science Center, Dental School, SoMAS, Melville Library (Main SINC Site and Central Reading Room), and Southampton. For more information about student printing visit: printing.stonybrook.edu
Student Printing
DoIT Tech Station  The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is excited to announce the grand opening of the Tech Station. This new support facility is conveniently located in the Educational Communications Center (ECC) on the first floor directly across from the northwest exit of the Javits Lecture Center. The Tech Station is a centrally located place for students, faculty, and staff to connect and learn about technology. Services available in the space include walk-up device support, 1-on-1 training, and demonstrations of various technologies. The Tech Station will be open Monday through Friday from 9am - 4:30pm.
Need help with your Wi-Fi connection? Have a question about a particular software? Interested in learning more about a new device? We’re here to help. Visit the Tech Station to learn more: techstation.stonybrook.edu
DoIT's Tech Station
DoIT Student Technology Fee Advisory Board  is seeking new members for the 2018-2019 academic year. Student members on the technology fee advisory board provide perspectives on the technology use and needs of the Stony Brook student body. This includes providing feedback on current DoIT services and policies and suggesting new services that would help students be successful learners.  To learn more, visit: it.stonybrook.edu
Your Tech Fee at work!   DoIT student employees and staff blog about how Stony Brook is utilizing the technology fee to provide workshops, support, collaborative work areas, and more! Follow our blog at:  techfee.stonybrook.edu
** New ** Digication (ePortfolio) Digication, Stony Brook's ePortfolio system has updated it's look and feel. All Stony Brook faculty, students & staff have access to the system.
All students are encouraged to have an ePortfolio to share with future employers what you have learned, your research, and work experience as well as highlight your talents.  With our campus license, students maintain access to their Digication ePortfolio after graduation.
Workshops for students will be offered in the Fall 2018 semester by CELT Student Technologists and advertised on DoIT's website
To learn more about the new Digication, visit  Digication's Quick Start guide.
iCREATE is a department within DoIT focused on empowering students to think creatively with technology by using our facilities or participating in events.
Upcoming in the Fall Semester we will be hosting several events, such as: WolfieTank, a pitch competition, which will be held on November 7, 2018, we’ll celebrate the annual CommUniversity Day on September 22, 2018, as well as hosting many interactive workshops and training sessions.

Please feel free to stop by any of our facilities to learn about how you can utilize these tools to excel in a variety of endeavours on campus.

Symantec Anti Virus for all students

Stony Brook provides Symantenc Endpoint Antivirus protection for all faculty, staff and students.  All students are required to protect their machines.  Install the software today! 
Symantec Endpoint Protection
Connecting to Wifi on campus (WolfieNet)

 WolfieNet-Secure has and will remain to be the preferred network to use to get online.  All modern phones, laptops, tablets, and computers are compatible with this network.  Residential students who have other devices like wireless gaming consoles, there is the WolfieNet-IoT network.  This new network will allow devices to get online if they are incompatible with the preferred WolfieNet-Secure network.
WolfieNet (Stony Brook's WiFi service)
Transcript Processing with Credentials Solutions We are pleased to announce that Stony Brook University  has appointed Credentials Solutions as our agent for printing and mailing academic transcripts. The official transcript documents produced by Credentials’ TranscriptsNetwork™ are official documents and contain all pertinent course information as recorded by Stony Brook University.
Online ordering dramatically decreases processing time, while electronic sending capability makes delivery virtually instantaneous. Our goal is to streamline the entire process so that transcripts reach their destinations more efficiently, giving students peace of mind by making their application and transfer processes easier.   
Log into SOLAR to order your transcript.
Service Desk
Need help?   Report issues or ask questions via DoIT’s service portal.  You will need to log in with your NetID.  If you cannot, please contact DoIT’s service desk at: 631.632.9800.  Agents are available M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm
Are you having trouble connecting to a system and are wondering if it’s down?  Check our IT status page for known outages, scheduled maintenance and system updates.
Students who need help using technology can reeive help from DoIT by either calling 631.632.9800, reporting their issue online at: service.stonybrook.edu , visiting our tech station in ECC or a SINC Site or attend a technolog workshop. Visit it.stonybrook.edu for additional information.

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