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Windows 8 preview sessions in February and March

The Information Technology Assistance Center will be offering several Windows 8 preview sessions for faculty, staff, and students who are interested in the new operating system released by Microsoft. Come learn about the new user interface, tips, tricks, and have your questions answered. These sessions will be held:

  1. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Hale Library Room 301
  2. Tuesday, Feb. 26, noon-1 p.m. in Hale Library Room 301
  3. Thursday, March 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Hale Library Room 301
  4. Friday, March 15, noon-1 p.m. in Hale Library Room 301

(Editor’s note: The March 7 session has been moved to 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in Hale Library Room 301.) 

Microsoft Campus Agreement

Information Technology Services has procured a Microsoft Campus Agreement to provide faculty and staff access to Microsoft’s operating systems and the Microsoft Office Suite for all university-owned computers. The products covered under the agreement include:

  • Microsoft Operating System – for Mac and Windows environments
  • Microsoft Office Suite – for Mac and Windows environments
  • Core CAL Suite

Technical support staff in units across campus were sent an e-mail with this information and given access to the K-State Online space that provides the media files and documentation about the Microsoft Campus Agreement. For technical support staff who did not receive the e-mail, contact the IT Help Desk, helpdesk@k-state.edu, 785-532-7722.