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About the School:Endicott College is a private college in Beverly, Massachusetts.
What We DoOur mission is to be responsive to the needs of the Endicott community as we provide support in the use of current technologies and leadership in the evaluation and adoption of new and innovative ones. On a daily basis, we:
- Oversee all academic technology on campus, including: computer labs, classroom and public space computers, Canvas- the campus Learning Management System, YuJa cloud based media storage and distribution system, Big Blue Button and other web conferencing systems, iPad training and support.
- Provide workshops, training and support to faculty, staff and students in the use of various software programs, web tools, digital media and audio/video production technologies.
- Maintain an Academic Technology Community Website, containing news, information, a blog, training materials and workshops schedules.
All Endicott students will be able to download Microsoft Office 365 for free starting this fall!
College Laptop Purchase PackagesFor your convenience, you can purchase a computer through our vendor partner, Micros Northeast. Micros Northeast Inc. provides special pricing on a state-of-the-art laptop computer every year. Special pricing will be extended to all new and returning students, all faculty and staff of, as well as to the families of our students. The 2019 models are here! View College Laptop Purchase Packages Support When you purchase your laptop through Micros Northeast you also receive comprehensive support. The Lenovo laptop comes standard with three years warranty and accidental damage protection. Students (outside of the visual communication major) who select to purchase an Apple computer have the opportunity to extend their basic warranty to include extended warranty and accidental damage protection for as long as 3 years. Accidental damage protection covers your computer from issues such as spills, drops and surges which are not normally covered by the manufactures basic warranty. For questions regarding the Student PC Program, please contact: Frank Cieri, 781-935-1456. Note: this link you to our partner's website; Endicott College accepts no responsibility for the content, availability, viewpoints, products or services that are offered. Link: https://www.microsnelaptops.com/endicott/store_start.aspx https://www.endicott.edu/academics/academic-resources-support/academic-technology
Endicott Technology Resources and Guidelines
LaptopsAll incoming freshmen for the 2019-2020 academic year are required to bring laptops to campus. Please view the College Laptop Requirement and the new hardware recommendations for all majors.
iPadsThe college has embarked on a Technology Enhancement Initiative that encourages and incorporates the use of student and faculty iPads in teaching and learning throughout the curricula. Academic Technology supports Endicott faculty and students across disciplines in this initiative. You can email [email protected] for help or call the iPad Support line at ext. 2997.
Computer LabsEndicott College has a total of six full computer labs, a Cyber Cafe open 24/7, numerous special purpose mini labs for individual departments located throughout the campus and multiple computer workstations in the library. For more information about the labs and other public workstations, please visit the Computer Labs page. If you need to reach us for computer labs, printer or software support, please email [email protected].
Canvas and YuJaCanvas is the Learning Management System (LMS) and YuJa is our cloud based media storage and distribution server, allowing faculty to embed videos, distribute podcasts and other media files to their students in an efficient and secure manner. These online tools allow faculty, students and staff to collaborate and communicate in a variety of ways for courses and other approved campus departments and groups. Documents and files of just about any type, can be posted to Canvas by faculty. Additionally, online forums where faculty, staff and students can post topics and responses for discussion can take place 24/7. Chat rooms, web conferencing, online quizzes, tests and other coursework and assignments, as well as announcements and online grading are also part of the Canvas LMS.
SoftwareEndicott College strongly recommends all students have Microsoft Office or subscribe to Microsoft Office 365. Several majors, including Business, Visual Communications and Interior Design, have specific software requirements for their students. Individual courses may also have specific software requirements. Please refer to the course syllabus or your instructor for more information or click on the Laptop Purchase Program link for these majors. Software applications are made available in our computer labs and public computing spaces, such as the Halle Library and the Cyber Café, free of charge.
Common software applications available on Endicott public use computers:
- Chrome and Firefox web browsers
- Microsoft Office
- VLC media player
- Adobe Creative Cloud
- SPSS (statistics)
- Other applications depending on location