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IT resources available for K-State faculty and staff

by Information Technology Services

Last spring, information technology services conducted its annual satisfaction survey. After reviewing the results, there are services and tools that some faculty and staff might not know about. The short list below is a quick reminder about some tools to help with your day-to-day activities.

Qualtrics survey software at K-State K-State Survey  powered by Qualtrics is the university’s comprehensive survey tool with about 100 question types, simplified reporting tools, and more. For more information, see the Accessing Qualtrics knowledge base article.

Zoom is a full-featured video and collaborative technology which allows for video, audio, and content sharing between up to 100 participants from any device including PC, Mac, Android and iOS devices. Zoom will soon be integrated with K-State Single Sign On. Details to come. Visit the video conferencing services website to learn more about Zoom. 

Office 365 mobile device configuration — You can configure your mobile device to sync with your Office 365 email and calendar.

Media Development Center — Walk-in use of high-end multimedia technology such as scanners, CD/DVD burners, audio/video, sound booth, software, and a large-format scanner.

Equipment checkout — The service loans out digital still or video cameras, tripods, projectors, and laptops for a three-day period. Checkout is available in Hale 214.

IT Help Desk — The first point of contact for computing and technology answers. Email helpdesk@k-state.edu, call 785-532-7722, or visit 214 Hale Library.

K-State Online — Over the next year, some students and instructors may have courses in both K-State Online Classic (the old learning management system) and K-State Online powered by Canvas (the new learning management system). Visit public.online.ksu.edu to learn about the systems and updates.

For more IT resources and services, see the ITS homepage.