The Office of Information Technology provides computing facilities, networking access (wired and wifi all across campus), a student portal (MarywoodYou), Marywood-branded Google Apps account (email, calendar, sites, drive), and related services in support of Marywood University's commitment to providing high-quality, usable technology for its students, faculty, and staff. This commitment includes access to the Internet and World Wide Web, as well as dozens of academic software packages in eleven computer labs and drop-in facilities in various areas around campus. There is at least one lab in each major classroom building with a 24-hour student lab located in Loughran Hall. Labs are regularly upgraded to provide the latest in computing technology. Each lab is also equipped with a PC that includes assistive technology software.
There are several drop-in computer areas in the Learning Resources Center (LRC). Computer access is available to students at all times when the LRC is open: 90+ hours per week with extended hours during and prior to the week of final exams each semester. Computer lab software includes, but is not limited to:
Each lab is supported for printing needs by laser printers (there is a small fee to print) that provides high-quality printing for class assignments and résumés. In addition to the mainstream facilities for preparing classroom assignments, there are also scanners for both graphics and text. All labs are networked via fiber optic cabling to both on-campus services and the internet. Electronic mail, web-browsing, online library catalogs, bulletin-board services, and access to world-wide computer network resources are available to all regularly enrolled students.
In addition to providing the support that constitutes the technology infrastructure of Marywood University, OIT staff also provide help in the form of: