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Technology support is available for all IT issues via email, phone, and our online knowledge base. Training is offered to students, faculty, and staff from a variety of campus resources. 

Academic Innovation Studio

The Academic Innovation Studio (AIS) is a campus resource center that brings together UC Berkeley instructors, researchers and service providers to foster innovation in teaching, learning, and research. Through partnerships with the Library, Center for Teaching and Learning, Digital Humanities and other campus groups, the AIS provides in-person support; hosts programs, events, and workshops; and connects faculty to one another across disciplines and departments. Keywords: faculty, instructor, researcher, teaching, consultation, in-person support, resources, programs, events, workshop
Educational Technology Services (ETS)

Advanced Desktop Support

Student Affairs Information Technology (SAIT) works in close coordination with Campus Shared Services (CSS) IT to provide desktop, laptop, printer and mobile device support to departments in the Division of Student Affairs for University approved devices. This includes support and training for the standard operation of PCs, Macs, and standard peripheral devices such as monitors, mice, and other computer-related devices. SAIT will attempt to resolve an incident for any device, however some non-standard device incidents may not be able to be resolved by SAIT.
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Ally is a set of tools within bCourses that helps make course content more accessible by allowing students and instructors to convert files to HTML, EPUB, electronic braille or MP3 (audio). The Ally tool also provides instructors with visual indicators gauging the accessibility of source files and assigns an accessibility score to each uploaded file. Additionally, we are beta testing a translation tool within Ally that automatically translates course documents into over 30 languages.
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Application and Software Support

Student Affairs Information Technology (SAIT) provides standard software support for University approved applications utilized in Student Affairs. This includes MS Office, Google Apps, Adobe Products, and others. Additionally, SAIT provides unit specific software support for required applications that support local unit functionality within departments in Student Affairs. SAIT will attempt to resolve incidents for any software, however some non-standard software may not be able to be supported. Keywords: VendorApp, StarRez, Eatec, KineticX, Osnium, WebTMA
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Application Support

We provide faculty and staff with assistance in troubleshooting the following campus business applications: Adobe, BearBuy, BFS, Box, Cal Answers, CalPlanning, CalTime, Google Apps (bCal, bMail, bDrive), and MS Office. Need to learn how to use Adobe Creative Suite or MS Software? Check out the free training available at
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Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology offers a variety of tools to assist Berkeley instructors and students who require adaptive or assistive technology for teaching and learning including assistive listening technology, ADA computers and software, plus alternative media conversion. Assistive Technology is a part of the ETS effort seeking to allow our services to be accessible to all students, faculty, and staff using our online systems, computer facilities, and general assignment classrooms on campus.
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Classroom Technology Support

Classroom Tech Support (CTS) is your General Assignment Classroom (GAC) AV support team. CTS provides on-call help, GAC technology orientations, and equipment consultations. CTS supports the use of up-to-date and accessible technology in UC Berkeley’s General Assignment classrooms.

The Classroom Technology support team seeks to assist your technical needs so that your class sessions may progress smoothly and uninterrupted. In the case that something does not go as planned, we are committed to providing full support until the issue is resolved.

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Computer Facilities

Computer facilities or labs are located across campus and available to students, staff, and instructors who need access to computers, specific software, or printing.

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Computer or Tablet Purchasing

Do you need to buy or replace a computer? To make ordering easier, CSS IT maintains an inventory of standard equipment available for faculty and staff. We handle your order from start to finish, which means we can deliver your computer and have it up and running that much faster!

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Device Support

For facuty and staff needing assistance with setting up a new device, installing hardware, having printer issues, or other technical troubleshooting, we are here to help. Students can get technical support by calling or visiting the Helpdesk online or in-person during office hours held at Moffit Library and at each residence hall's Academic Center.

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Divisional Network Support

Student Affairs Information Technology (SAIT) provides network support services for the Student Affairs division in all of its physical locations and provides direct network design, physical management, and support for the Residential network. Support includes support of incidents for wired and wireless networking. SAIT also supports firewalls management and configurations of networks to support routing of transactions. Keywords: residential, network, wireless, wired
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General IT Consulting

Campus Shared Services IT (CSS IT) provides general IT-related consulting for certain departments on campus. These services include:

  • Project planning for desktop migrations;
  • Consulting with users on best practices on desktop support and making recommendations for infrastructure services;
  • Coordinating with appropriate IT Service provider outside CSS (e.g. networking, security, telecom, etc.).
Keywords: IT consult, assessment, assess, appraise, consultation, kb, knowledge base, FAQ information, routing, triage, ticket
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Gradescope is a suite of tools designed to accommodate a common grading workflow. Students or instructors scan and upload their homework or exams. Instructors and GSIs create a living rubric used for grading that allows for speedy grading of large courses. The Gradescope software can reveal valuable statistics about student work and provide a path for students to request re-grades of questions.

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Moffitt Makerspace

Moffitt Makerspace is a general access Makerspace located on the first floor of Moffitt Library. Operated primarily by student staff, the Makerspace features support for core maker activities such as CAD design, 3D printing, digital prototyping with digital components (e.g., Arduino, Raspberry Pi), as well as traditional craft and hand tool based design activities for wood and fabrics. It also offers training workshops to help and guide students learning both the basics (e.g.

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Residential Student Computing Labs

Student Affairs Information Technology's (SAIT) student helpdesk team manages the technology available in the Residence Hall student computing centers, including specialized software and hardware including desktop workstations, remote wireless printing, and multi-function devices. Keywords: help desk, helpdesk, IT support, troubleshooting
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Student Tech Support

Student Affairs IT (SAIT) provides full-service tech support for undergraduate and graduate students free of charge. Students can bring their devices and questions to the Student Tech Helpdesk, with locations at Moffitt Library (4th Floor entrance) and in each residence hall unit. All locations are open to UC Berkeley undergraduate and graduate students.


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