Office of Information Technology
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides technical support for the College. This includes managing and maintaining the computer labs, Instructional Technology Enhanced Classrooms (ITEC), multimedia equipment, faculty and staff computers, printers, and software on campus. OIT also supports the College’s telephone and network infrastructure, servers, and administrative applications.
The OIT Service Desk is available to assist you with your technology questions and is the primary contact for all support issues. Contact via:
Phone: (585) 385-8016
The Service Desk is located in the basement of Kearney Hall in K-053 with a Satellite Desk located in the Learning Commons on the first floor of Lavery Library. Available for walk-up assistance during office hours, current hours are posted on the OIT website. In-addition to walk-up assistance, the Service Desk provides 24/7 phone support for issues such as password resets and account access. The OIT website (www.sjfc.edu/oit) is designed as a resource for the Fisher community with information about accessing technology resources at St. John Fisher College.
Each lab offers access to a variety of software, including productivity and academic applications, and a variety of hardware, including PCs, printers, and scanners. To check up-to-date lab computer availability, please visit the OIT Website (http://www.sjfc.edu/oit) and select “Lab Computer Availability.”
The Kearney Academic Computing Lab is available 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week via card-swipe access when the College is open. Help Desk assistants are on duty throughout the week. The hours are: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
OIT Media Services supports the St. John Fisher College Community, which includes current faculty, staff, and students.
OIT Media Services provides support for ITEC (Instructional Technology Enhanced Classroom) equipment, audio/visual support for on-campus events, media duplication and media transfer, assistance with using media equipment on campus, and media equipment loans.
To reserve equipment or learn more about the services that Media Services provides, please visit the OIT website at: www.sjfc.edu/campus-services/oit/media.
The College provides several high-quality computerized and web-based services designed to enhance student learning and improve the college experience. The most common and heavily used services are described below. Other services provided include admission applications, library catalog, and other databases.
my.sjfc.edu is the online community for students, faculty, and staff at the college and provides a single site for the most commonly accessed online resources at the College including Student Gmail, Blackboard, Fish ‘R’ Net, ResLife Online, Atomic Learning, Qualtrics, and links to many other useful sites. For most services you only need to log in once.
Blackboard is a comprehensive and flexible web-based course management system that is used by many faculty members. It can be used to provide course materials in a variety of formats, allowing students to use the materials at their own pace and in their own time. For more information about Blackboard, visit www.sjfc.edu/campus-services/oit/training/blackboard.dot.
Student Gmail is the College’s student email system. All students are assigned St. John Fisher College email accounts and are expected to monitor those accounts for important communications from College offices. Notifications sent by email include, but are not limited to, course cancellations, deadlines, registration and billing information, and changes in College policies.
Fish ‘R’ Net
Fish ‘R’ Net is the College’s web-based student information system where students register for and withdraw from classes, and view their class schedule, final grades, transcript, transfer credits, and other academic information. The site also allows students to view and pay their tuition and fee charges and access Atomic Learning, our technology training tool. Information on using Fish ‘R’ Net can be found at www.sjfc.edu/campus-services/registrar.
Students can pre-register their network credentials (Email, Blackboard, My Computer) so they can reset their own passwords online without visiting the OIT Help Desk in person. To pre-register, visit www.sjfc.edu/campus-services/oit and click on “Forgot your SJFC Password?”
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) respects the privacy of all users. System administrators monitor systems and network activities to promote performance and integrity. OIT personnel do not routinely monitor an individual’s computer use, examine files, or read email in an individual’s account. Exceptions may be necessary if a use or activity is suspected of disrupting the computing network or facilities; violating local, state, or federal law; or being an inappropriate use of computing resources as described by College policy located in the Student Code of Conduct.