Reference Guide: Tech Resources & Equipment

If you are in need of technical equipment in order to learn, teach, or work during the fall semester, please find resources below. Remember to use your CalNet ID to login and access these campus-wide services. Faculty and staff looking for ergonomic equipment can talk to supervisors and building managers for access to buildings to retrieve equipment approved to take home or view a list of pre-approved products to order for home office use following these purchasing instructions.

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Students

Instructors

Staff

Computer or Tablet

The Student Tech Equity Program (STEP) is available to students who do not have access to the tech resources they need. Apply to be considered for a new computer.

  1. Browse available equipment;

  2. Complete this approval form;
  3. Submit an IT ticket attaching your approval form.

  4. We will order, configure, and set up your machine then call you when it is ready for pickup at our 1608 4th Street location.

  1. Browse available equipment;

  2. Complete this approval form;

  3. Submit an IT ticket attaching your approval form.

  4. We will order, configure, and set up your machine then call you when it is ready for pickup at our 1608 4th Street location.

Remote AV Equipment 

(microphones, webcams, headphones, annotation, white boards)

Apply for STEP to be considered for a Wi-Fi hotspot, headphones, and other resources to support your studies.

Library Equipment Lending

Fall 2020 Keep Teaching - Get Equipped - fill out this quick survey to get assistance with obtaining A/V equipment.


Or work with your department to purchase equipment via Bearbuy (VPN required) and select Amazon, CDW or B&H Photo/Video.

  1. Browse available equipment;

  2. Complete this approval form;

  3. Submit an IT ticket attaching your approval form.


Or work with your department to purchase equipment via Bearbuy (VPN required) and select Amazon, CDW or B&H Photo/Video.

Wi-Fi 

Video Conferencing

Accessibility

The Disabled Students Program advises on services and support available to students

Disability & Access Services(DAC) Student Policy & Procedures page explains policies and procedures relevant to students.

The Faculty resources hub maintained by the Disabled Students Program provides a comprehensive understanding of the student accommodation process. 

The Accessible Course Content site is a hub for finding campus support and services relating to making course materials more accessible.

Disability & Access Services(DAC) staff resource page provides a comprehensive guide to options available to staff.

Chat

The recently improved Google Chat is a secure communications tool built for teams. It offers private direct messaging and team chat rooms, is fully integrated into bMail, has desktop and mobile apps, and is approved for FERPA data.

Software

Browse our catalog for access to centrally provided software like Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft products, anti-virus protection and more. Also check with your department as they may offer additional software to their students, faculty, and staff.

Training

Instructors can utilize the Remote Teaching Guide to prepare for their classes or attend one of several workshops to support online teaching. 

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