This guide provides an overview of the services available and how to access them.
For a downloadable PDF of the Faculty & Staff Guide to Technology click HERE. It gives an overview of important information for all faculty and staff.
TAC is your first point of contact for all IT-related services and questions.
Maintenance is scheduled the first Thursday of every month from 10:00PM - 6:00AM.
The Ferris State University wireless network is accessible for all faculty, staff, administration, and students. It is available in most buildings.
For a quick reference on the wireless networks, click here.
Office 365 (Click for more information)
Office 365 is the campus-standard email client at Ferris State University. It is a collaboration suite that contains tools that allows you to connect, organize and work efficiently.
This is the web version of the Office 365 client.
Password Tips PDF link
Strong passwords are essential to keeping your data private. Here are some tips for creating strong passwords.
This software is installed to select Ferris State University owned laptops. This helps ensure security on your portable devices.
This software is installed on select FSU owned laptops. This helps ensure security on the hard drive of the laptop.
Here are some tips on how to keep your workstation secure when you are away from your desk.
Look for more online training in MyFSU-Help tab.
Or you may find general information here.
Computer Support Services
Want to buy software for your home computer? Free software is available on the Home CD link in MyFSU (Workplace Tab - Computer Network Services). Microsoft Office products are available via the online store.
Technology Purchase Process - This can be found in the Login Links channel within MyFSU. Login in to MyFSU here.
Network File Storage Solutions
Active Directory is a service Ferris uses that allows you to securely store and organize your files and information. It is more secure than storing something online, so it is far safer to save something on Active Directory than online. Active Directory is also what you go through when you log in to any university-owned computer, which allows you to access the files yu have saved on Active Directory once you log into it.
Instructions for setting up your new voicemail and how to access it from off campus.
Ringtones and Wallpaper for your cell phone - all with a Ferris theme.
Cell Phones are available for certain employees. Or, you can get your personal cell phone linked up to Office 365 for no additional fee.
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