SERVICES: NET Services offers numerous services to NSU students, including:
- COMPUTER SUPPORT & REPAIR: Free computer support and repair is offered to students. Please note some charges for new hardware may be incurred.
- PRINTING: Printing is available for students in the library, computer labs, and wirelessly. Visit myNSU for instructions!
- EQUIPMENT CHECKOUT: Students can check out IT equipment from the Support Desk at TC 148. Equipment available includes laptops, digital cameras, video cameras, projectors, and more!
- ONLINE RESOURCES: Many of the resources you'll use while at NSU are available online. These resources include WebAdvisor for registering, Desire2Learn learning management system, NSU Mobile, myNSU portal for accessing all information and resources, and Google Apps for Education for email, document storage, calendar, and web site hosting.
FACILITIES: Northern State University is well known for its state-of-the-art facilities. NET Services strives to provide students and faculty technologically advanced equipment for use both in and out of the class room.
- OPEN ACCESS COMPUTER LABS: There are three general-use computer labs located in the Technology Center for instruction and student use. In addition, NSU provides computers in the Beulah-Williams Library.
- DISCIPLINE COMPUTER LABS: There are 6 discipline-specific computer labs on campus for student use. These include labs for business, graphic design (2), music keyboarding, and physics. These computer labs are used exclusively for students taking classes in those academic disciplines. Apart from class sessions, the discipline-specific labs are locked and not available for open access unless supervised by faculty from the departments.
- SMART CLASSROOMS: There are more than 60 smart instructional spaces across campus. These areas have an LCD projector, a screen or large-screen television and a multimedia teaching podium equipped with a variety of tools including a desktop computer, laptop/tablet connection, document camera and DVD/VHS player.
- VIDEOCONFERENCE-ENABLED CLASSROOMS: Videoconference technologies (Digital Dakota Network and Internet Protocol) are used to deliver high school through graduate-level instruction to students nationally and internationally. The DDN links students throughout South Dakota. IP videoconferencing technology allows national and international interaction. NSU's dual-purpose classrooms have both DDN and IP capabilities. NSU also provides access to online virtual classroom software, allowing students and instructors to interact via the Internet. In addition, these technologies link NSU classrooms to experts and resources around the world.
- WEB CONFERENCING: Blackboard Collaborate is the system standard for delivering courses via Web conferencing. This software is intended as an alternate delivery to IP and DDN videoconferencing.