Edelstone and Computing At UIC and the College of Medicine
Staff <ul><li>Office is back by blue lockers </li></ul><ul><li>Lee Katman, Joe Lee, Richard Chua and Alberto Camarena </li...
What do we do <ul><li>AV in classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Edelstone and classroom facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Computer lab...
Our Services for Students <ul><li>Assistance with computers, printers, scanner, and software in student lab </li></ul><ul>...
COM Student Computer Lab <ul><li>25 PCs and 6 Macs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2.8 to 3.2 GHz,  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>5 Printer...
COM Student Computer Lab <ul><li>Variety of standard software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office, WordPerfect, Photosh...
Printing: U-Print system <ul><li>Start a print (File, Print) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do NOT change default printer </li></ul...
U-Print <ul><li>Charges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 cents per sheet of paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Print on both side...
U-Print <ul><li>FAQ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you don’t use up your quota, you lose it at the end of the semester </li></ul...
Saving your files/Downloads <ul><li>USB Flash/jump/thumb drives </li></ul><ul><li>Webdisks </li></ul><ul><li>Floppy disk (...
WebDisks <ul><li>http://webdisks.uic.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Access your files from anywhere on the net </li></ul><ul><li>Us...
<ul><li>Goldberg building (N.E. corner Taylor & Damen -- 1 block S. and 1 block W.) </li></ul><ul><li>Student residence ha...
Wireless computing at UIC <ul><li>Much of our building has wireless access </li></ul><ul><li>Many places on campus allow w...
ACCC - http://accc.uic.edu
Tools to manage your email
Blackboard
Blackboard <ul><li>http://blackboard.uic.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Each course may be set up differently </li></ul><ul><li>Som...
Software: ACCC (under Software) <ul><li>ACCC E-Sales (under Software) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office $65 </li></ul...
Software & Hardware: MicroStation  (under Computing) Student Center West - Bookstore
Software & Hardware: MicroStation  <ul><li>http://www.microstation.uic.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Some discounted software </li...
How to get started <ul><li>Sign up for Medsummer listserv </li></ul><ul><li>Install AntiVirus and set up your Wireless </l...
Once you’ve settled in <ul><li>SPAM filters </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Contact course directors </li><...
Physical plant issues <ul><li>Lost and Found  </li></ul><ul><li>Temperatures </li></ul><ul><li>Food and Drink </li></ul><u...
If you have problems <ul><li>READ signs and directions </li></ul><ul><li>TRY to fix it  </li></ul><ul><li>TELL someone </l...
Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>312-996-0362 - my direct line </li></ul><ul><li>From the UIC College ...
5 June 2008 <ul><li>June is National  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month, American Rivers Month, Cancer From ...
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Edelstone and Computing At UIC and the College of Medicine

  1. 1. Edelstone and Computing At UIC and the College of Medicine
  2. 2. Staff <ul><li>Office is back by blue lockers </li></ul><ul><li>Lee Katman, Joe Lee, Richard Chua and Alberto Camarena </li></ul><ul><li>One grad assistant - Rohit Kenchanpura </li></ul><ul><li>Computer help office hours: 7:30 am - 5 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Contact info </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.uic.edu/depts/mcam/chicago/edel </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What do we do <ul><li>AV in classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Edelstone and classroom facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Computer lab </li></ul><ul><li>Student computing support </li></ul><ul><li>Dean’s office computer support </li></ul><ul><li>Telemedicine </li></ul><ul><li>Other as needed </li></ul>
  4. 4. Our Services for Students <ul><li>Assistance with computers, printers, scanner, and software in student lab </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless software for campus (Odyssey, SecureW2, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Assistance for personal computer (virus, spyware) </li></ul><ul><li>Advice on computer hardware or software purchases </li></ul><ul><li>File recovery when possible </li></ul>
  5. 5. COM Student Computer Lab <ul><li>25 PCs and 6 Macs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2.8 to 3.2 GHz, </li></ul></ul><ul><li>5 Printers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Four fast black & white HP laser printers, one moderately quick one </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. COM Student Computer Lab <ul><li>Variety of standard software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office, WordPerfect, Photoshop, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scanner </li></ul><ul><li>Stapler and BIG hole punch </li></ul><ul><ul><li>READ Directions </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Printing: U-Print system <ul><li>Start a print (File, Print) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do NOT change default printer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Go to ANY Print station </li></ul><ul><li>Login to see list of all documents you requested to be printed </li></ul><ul><li>Select job to print </li></ul><ul><li>Have 12 hours before the job is gone </li></ul><ul><li>Can print from wireless too </li></ul>
  8. 8. U-Print <ul><li>Charges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 cents per sheet of paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Print on both sides of sheet for 8 cents (duplex) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Given $15 per semester for printing (187 sheets or 375 pages free) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If you exceed your quota, add money to I-card or copy card using Add-value machine. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. U-Print <ul><li>FAQ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you don’t use up your quota, you lose it at the end of the semester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You get three $15 allocations per year: Fall, Spring and Summer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The $15 starts at the beginning of each semester, 1 week before undergrad start </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bad print? Give us cover sheet for refund or we can send it through again without charge </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Saving your files/Downloads <ul><li>USB Flash/jump/thumb drives </li></ul><ul><li>Webdisks </li></ul><ul><li>Floppy disk (not recommended) or CD/DVD </li></ul><ul><li>Files saved on computer will be deleted </li></ul><ul><li>If you download files, note where they go - save to desktop </li></ul><ul><li>You cannot install software </li></ul>
  11. 11. WebDisks <ul><li>http://webdisks.uic.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Access your files from anywhere on the net </li></ul><ul><li>Use in conjunction with the Blackboard Content System to grant access to the files - one user or many users - with a few clicks!! </li></ul><ul><li>Post documents, web pages, datasets, presentations - anything </li></ul><ul><li>The files are stored on the ACCC's central server and backed up daily. Everyone has an automatic 100 MB of storage space </li></ul><ul><li>More info at http://accc.uic.edu/itl/webdisks/ </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Goldberg building (N.E. corner Taylor & Damen -- 1 block S. and 1 block W.) </li></ul><ul><li>Student residence halls </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charge for access in dorm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>East side of campus (Main Library, SEL and other locations) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Same software as Edelstone Computer lab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Same U-Print system with same $15 quota </li></ul></ul>Other Campus Computing Labs
  13. 13. Wireless computing at UIC <ul><li>Much of our building has wireless access </li></ul><ul><li>Many places on campus allow wireless connections </li></ul><ul><li>Can print to campus printers </li></ul><ul><li>Windows requires software, Mac doesn’t </li></ul><ul><li>For more info: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://accc.uic.edu/network/wireless/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>See us if you need more help </li></ul>
  14. 14. ACCC - http://accc.uic.edu
  15. 15. Tools to manage your email
  16. 16. Blackboard
  17. 17. Blackboard <ul><li>http://blackboard.uic.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Each course may be set up differently </li></ul><ul><li>Some courses post test scores or final grades </li></ul><ul><li>Read the syllabus—you may be expected to check Blackboard several times a week </li></ul><ul><li>May need Powerpoint or Acrobat to read presentations </li></ul>
  18. 18. Software: ACCC (under Software) <ul><li>ACCC E-Sales (under Software) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office $65 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Windows Upgrade $65 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corel WordPerfect Office X3 $50 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Symantec Anti-virus **Free** </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Odyssey, SecureW2 (Win wireless access) **Free** </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ACCC UICalender (under Email) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oracle Calendar **Free** </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Must create O-C account (under Accounts) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web version </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal calendar/arrange meetings </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Software & Hardware: MicroStation (under Computing) Student Center West - Bookstore
  20. 20. Software & Hardware: MicroStation <ul><li>http://www.microstation.uic.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Some discounted software </li></ul><ul><li>Dell and Macintosh computers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes reduced priced laptop bundles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See an on-line price? Take to MicroStation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Some parts and accessories </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT BUY Microsoft Software here </li></ul><ul><li>Across the street in bookstore </li></ul>
  21. 21. How to get started <ul><li>Sign up for Medsummer listserv </li></ul><ul><li>Install AntiVirus and set up your Wireless </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://e-sales.accc.uic.edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://accc.uic.edu/network/wireless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow directions to configure for printing too </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Home Broadband - set up UIC VPN </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://accc.uic.edu/depts/software/vpn/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AntiSpyware </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spybot, AdAware - http://download.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We will be available for help </li></ul>
  22. 22. Once you’ve settled in <ul><li>SPAM filters </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Contact course directors </li></ul><ul><li>Check out study spaces </li></ul>
  23. 23. Physical plant issues <ul><li>Lost and Found </li></ul><ul><li>Temperatures </li></ul><ul><li>Food and Drink </li></ul><ul><li>Edelstone Fridges </li></ul><ul><li>Doors </li></ul>
  24. 24. If you have problems <ul><li>READ signs and directions </li></ul><ul><li>TRY to fix it </li></ul><ul><li>TELL someone </li></ul>
  25. 25. Questions? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>312-996-0362 - my direct line </li></ul><ul><li>From the UIC College of Medicine home page, click on Students, then Edelstone Computer Center or http://www.uic.edu/depts/mcam/chicago/edel </li></ul><ul><li>For this presentation, from the Edelstone Web page, click on Student Orientation Slide Show </li></ul>
  26. 26. 5 June 2008 <ul><li>June is National </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month, American Rivers Month, Cancer From The Sun Month, Dairy Month, Turkey Lovers’ Month, Accordion Awareness Month, Gay Pride Month, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, Ice Tea Month, Papaya Month, Pest Control Month, Potty Training Awareness Month, Rose Month, and Zoo and Aquarium Month </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This is National Sun Safety Week </li></ul><ul><li>And Today is World Environment Day </li></ul>

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