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Information Technology

The Brescia University Information Technology Department offices are located in Rooms 213 and 229 of the Science Building. The Brescia IT department provides network services and support to all faculty and staff offices and limited support to all residential facilities. Members of the IT staff are readily available to answer any questions you may have and can be easily reached by visiting the IT Helpdesk.

The Brescia University IT Department is committed to providing, supporting, and facilitating high quality networking, computing, voice communications and other information services for all Brescia University students, staff and faculty. We strive to support the mission and goals of Brescia University by maintaining and improving campus technology to enhance learning, communication and information management.

Policies and Procedures

Brescia University computer resources are installed to support the educational mission of the university. Consequently, they are to be used for purposes in keeping with the ethics standards set by the Computer Ethics Institute and in accordance with KY, US, and International laws.

If you have any questions or concerns relating to the policies below please email them to [email protected].

Campus Computer Network

A fiber optic backbone delivers high-speed network access to all campus facilities, including all classrooms, offices and residence halls. Within the residence halls, each student is provided an individual network connection. The Ethernet network supports Windows-based and non-Windows based PCs and provides students access to electronic mail and the Internet. Brescia University also offers wireless network access that allows students to access resources with laptops from almost anywhere on campus.

Computer Labs

Computer labs are conveniently located in several buildings across campus. The Library houses the Young Technology Center and also provides computers on the main floor as well as the 3rd floor. The Kentucky room in the library houses a computer based multimedia system and on the 3rd floor of the library there is a student multimedia study room. The Administration Building contains a computer lab (CRC) on the 3rd floor for open use when classes are not in there. The Art department also has a Mac lab used for teaching graphic design. The Science building houses a public computer lab in 212S and a closed (classes-only) computer lab in 110S. The Lechner Center for Business Studies has a computer lab in room 108 on the first floor for business students.

Multimedia Classrooms

Most classrooms have a multimedia station hooked to a SMART-board for different learning paradigms.

Video Classrooms

The Administration building has a video classroom in 111A that is used for 2 video conferencing, and ITV studies.

Voice Communications

Voice communications at Brescia University are provided through Windstream Communications. Features available for staff and faculty include voicemail, caller ID, and call waiting.

Long distance service is also provided through Windstream for faculty and staff. Long distance telephone calls can be made from anywhere on campus with a long distance calling code. Please keep your long distance calling code in a safe place. If someone obtains your code they will be able to place long distance calls charged to your phone bill. If you lose your long distance code please notify the IT department immediately by submitting a helpdesk request.

The IT department at Brescia University provides support for voice communications on campus. If you’re experiencing difficulty with your telephone, voicemail, long distance, or any other voice communication issues please submit a helpdesk request. Please include your name, telephone extension, office or room number, and a brief description of the problem you are having.