The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) is the central IT organization for Washington College. The overall goal of OIT is to help the College use technology to enhance the way professors teach, students learn and staff use information technology in their employment.
OIT provides guidance in the development of computer polices that governs the College's access and use of technology. OIT provides and maintains a robust network architecture and infrastructure; ensures network security and educates the Washington College community in the uses of IT. OIT is responsible for assessing, designing, acquiring, and implementing service delivery of information technology systems. The overall goal of OIT is to help the College use technology in order to enhance the way professors teach, students learn and staff use information technology in their employment.
Billie Dodge, The Chief Information Officer, provides leadership for the two divisions, which comprise OIT. The two divisions are:
Each division is made up of dedicated Washington College employees whose main purpose is to assist student, faculty and staff in enhancing the learning environment through the use of technology.
OIT offers such things as technology training, video editing, network support, software and hardware support, virus protection, computing facilities, on-site services, support for technology in academic research and instruction, web hosting services, management for the administrative server and software that support all administrative offices, mail distribution and document services, technical support, audio/visual services, telecommunications and so much more.
Your first point of contact for any problems concerning technology, the network, and the telephone network is the HelpDesk. You can contact the HelpDesk at 410-778-7777 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. The HelpDesk is located on the Lower Level of William Smith Hall.
Yes, OIT offers a variety of technology workshops for students, faculty, and staff. Through workshops, online training, live chat support and other innovative opportunities, OIT strives to provide comprehensive training for the campus community. Check the Training and Tutorials page for all training opportunities.
OIT operates and maintains both Mac and Windows platform computer labs around campus. In addition, OIT offers such equipment as notebook computers, projectors, digital video equipment, fully outfitted editing facilities, digital imaging tools like cameras, printers, scanners and much more.