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K-State software licenses page is being updated

As we continue to navigate our way through teaching, learning, and working remotely, the information on K-State’s Software Licenses webpage will be updated with new information about the use of software on your K-State computer or your personal computer. Many of our software vendors are offering free access to their products through the end of the semester.

The page will continue to be updated throughout the semester. Need help? For self-help, view the IT Knowledge Base articles. Need more help, contact the IT Help Desk 785-532-7722 or your local IT support staff.

KSIS: Processing Minors session offered April 11

A “Processing Minors” training session is now available for K-State employees who approve minors for students who are graduating. The training session is 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, in 306 Calvin Hall.

KSIS: Processing minors training

Registration through HRIS is required. For more information, see the article Using HRIS to register for classes.

If you are unable to attend a session for Processing Minors, please contact Fred Darkow at 785-532-3138 or fdarkow@k-state.edu to discuss training availability.

K-State now has an Adobe Enterprise License

Information Technology Services is pleased to announce the availability of an Adobe Enterprise License for K-State. Through the agreement, Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Acrobat Pro will be available to campus units for a fee.  See the Adobe Licenses for K-State Units site to learn more. 
Named and device licensing is available. A named license would be associated with a faculty/staff member in a K-State unit. A device license is associated with each piece of hardware in a computing lab, etc.  Units can request a named and/or device licenses submitting the Adobe License form

In conjunction with our Adobe Enterprise License, a work at home agreement also is available for faculty/staff for $9.75 per year.  Students can also obtain Adobe products for $19.99 per month per year. See the Software Licenses site to learn about these options.

For additional information about the Adobe Enterprise License, contact adobe@ksu.edu.

July 3 deadline to request software for computing labs and K-State InfoCommons

The deadline has been extended for faculty/staff to request software additions for the K-State InfoCommons (in Hale Library) and university computing labs in Dickens 1, Seaton 22, and the Union Copy Center. Thursday, July 3, is the deadline for software requests.  Continue reading “July 3 deadline to request software for computing labs and K-State InfoCommons”

Technology checklist for students leaving K-State

Students are graduating and going on to new adventures.  Use these tips to manage your K-State technology channels and resources.

  1. Students can now keep their K-State email accounts. Your eID must be kept active by meeting K-State’s password-change deadlines each semester.
  2. Review your mailing list subscriptions. Unsubscribe from those you no longer need, and clean out email messages from old lists.   Continue reading “Technology checklist for students leaving K-State”

Software requests due July 1 for computing labs and InfoCommons in fall 2014

by Nick Brown

iTAC is currently taking requests for software additions on the computers in the K-State InfoCommons and the university computing labs in Dickens 1, Seaton 22, and the Union Copy Center. The deadline for software requests is July 1.  Continue reading “Software requests due July 1 for computing labs and InfoCommons in fall 2014”

Clearance sale on Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 software at computer store

K-Staters can save $20-$70 on Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 software during the clearance sale now going on at the K-State Student Union Computer Store. Lower prices on Adobe CS 5.5 products are being offered through the computer store due to Adobe’s release of CS 6, which is now in stock.

Adobe software Sale
Dreamweaver CS 5.5 $109 $129 $20
Photoshop CS 5.5 $149 $179 $30
Design Standard CS 5.5 $179 $229 $50
Design Premium CS 5.5 $309 $369 $60
Production Premium CS 5.5 $309 $369 $60
Master Collection CS 5.5 $529 $599 $70

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Free Adobe seminar March 12 for faculty/staff

As part of the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Showcase scheduled in March, Adobe representatives will provide a complimentary training seminar the afternoon of Monday, March 12. This event has been moved to the day before the showcase in order to provide a larger timeslot for the Adobe presentations.

Topics being considered include:

  • Acrobat
  • ePublication and Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign
  • Mobile content delivery
  • What’s new in Creative Suite 5.5

Take this short survey to indicate Adobe topics you’re interested in. If you have any questions, email cathyr@ksu.edu.

iPad user group meeting Tuesday, June 14: Photo apps

We invite all iPad users and those who are interested in seeing what iPads are all about to come and share at the next meeting, noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, in Bluemont 16A, focusing on photo-related apps. Bring your iPad questions and share your favorite apps!

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