Center for Information Technology


The Irvin E. Houck Center for Information Technology (CIT) provides access to a wide variety of information technology resources including network access, e-mail, Windows and Macintosh computer labs, online registration for classes, an online course management and communication system, software and hardware repair, audio-visual resources, a full-service Technology Store, and educational technology support.
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News & Announcements

CrashPlan: Free Backups for Faculty and Staff

Monday, August 17, 2015

CIT is now providing an enterprise-level, centralized, and automated digital data backup service called CrashPlan for Enterprise to all faculty and staff members free of charge. The setup takes just a few minutes, so make it a priority before the semester begins.
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Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac Released

Friday, July 10, 2015

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac Released Office 2016 for Mac, Microsoft's first update to the software since 2011, is now available. As part of CIT's campus-wide Office 365 offering, all students, faculty, and staff can download and install the update for free on up to 5 Macs in addition to 5 tablets or iPads.
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New PRESTO Landing Page

Thursday, June 11, 2015

CIT in collaboration with the Office of Communications has given the PRESTO landing page a facelift. Beginning Monday, June 15, page will have the same look and feel as the rest of Oberlin College’s websites.
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CIT Changes Policy: Graduates' Accounts Retained for One Year

Friday, October 17, 2014

It has been the case in years past that December and May graduates' accounts were retained until the fall break following their graduation. CIT has made a policy change such that graduates will be able to retain their accounts for at least one year after graduation. This past December and May's grads will be guaranteed access to their accounts until the end of May 2016.
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Beware of Phishing Messages!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Please be aware of "phishing" email messages appearing in your inbox! Pay particular attention to messages that ask you to click on a link and sign in with your email address and password to access "confidential documents." Learn how to identify this type of spam message and how to deal with it.
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