We provide implementation and integration support for enterprise level vended applications. This includes centrally supported PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, Oracle E-Business Applications, Accruent Facilities and Maintenance Management along with various other applications.
Audio Production Services records, mixes, edits, and copies sound materials either in a studio or on-location. We also assist in the selection of music and sound effects as well as in the hiring of narrators. Video Production Services records and edits video materials in a studio or on-location and provides titling, special effects, and digital file compression.
Databases are used to store nearly all of the university's computerized data. The university primarily utilizes the Oracle database engine to meet these needs. Microsoft's SQL Server database is utilized for applications not supporting the Oracle database.
A database is an engine that stores, processes, and secures data for the university. Databases support high volume access with quick response. The university's database environment has been architected to be highly available and quickly recoverable in the event of a disaster.
All students, faculty, and staff are provided with an email account hosted by Google Apps for Education. University communications will be sent to your UNI email address so it is important that it is checked often.
ITS-Educational Technology, in cooperation with UNI's Office of Academic Assessment, provides consulting/design services to program teams in developing a portfolio framework using ifolio, UNI's eportfolio system. UNI's ifolio portfolio project concentrates on programmatic assessment.
The forms repository is a central listing of many of the forms used on campus. Everything from applications for admission to employee performance review forms are listed alphabetically with contact information for questions.
We distribute media over cable and other TV systems on campus and in Cedar Falls, perform audio and video editing, copying, and TV standards conversion, satellite downlink to receive programs and conferences, and assist with purchase of media equipment & audio/video tapes.
Multimedia conferencing includes the use of tools such as cameras, computers, and the internet in order to connect to and interact with people all over the world. Using Adobe Connect you can broadcast your event interactively to the web. With the Polycom video conferencing systems you can have meetings with peers all around the world or bring in guest speakers.
The Multimedia Engineering department of Educational Technology designs and equips multimedia classrooms, consults with departments on equipment for classrooms, provides instruction on the use of educational technology equipment in the classroom, and engineers and maintains the campus cable TV system.
MyUNIverse is a personalized Web portal that UNI students, faculty, and staff use to access and update their personal records. This includes registration, billing and financial aid, academic progress report (degree audit), and much more. Login to MyUNIverse with your CatID to view your personal records and access administrative systems.
Network Engineering is a service of the Computer Network Systems group in ITS Network Services. Service includes design and operation of campus wide networking including wired, wireless, wide area networking, remote access vpn rdp, network authentication, firewalls and traffic management for all buildings and network systems on campus.
The university provides a free service for polling students, faculty, and staff and for conducting elections of various types. The program was written in-house and is maintained by the Data Access Team.
The ITS Security Office is responsible for monitoring network/system security events and initiating appropriate action to protect University data and resources. This group also works with distributed IT staff by providing assistance and information to all members of the UNI community seeking assistance in making computing more secure.
ITS is now offering a range of "virtual" servers to Colleges, Divisions, and Departments that do not want the overhead of maintaining servers on the campus network. In the right setting "virtual" servers can save: ; acquistion costs; power consumption; computer room space; staff time; and cooling. This is a technology that has rapidly transformed higher education and information technology as a whole.
ITS Network Services offers a tape backup up service to Division, Colleges and Departments that wish to have their critical resources backup up to tape on a nightly basis. Retention of this data varies based upon need.
These tools allow you to interact with your students outside of the classroom and office hours. You can record your lecture live for students to review at their convenience with either the Accordant Capture Stations or with Panopto. Online office hours are now a possibility with Adobe Connect. Click on the links below to find out more about each product.
The mission of the UNI Voice Services is to provide quality telecommunications services in a cost-effective manner, and to research and implement new technologies which complement the ongoing primary functions of the university.
Web Hosting is provided by ITS-Network Services. The UNI web cluster supports content management systems such as Drupal and Wordpress. Users can request empty webspace or a Drupal install by filling out this form and sending it to the Computer Consulting Center in ITTC.