April 2012 Administrative Updates
OIT at your service
The mission of the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) Office of Information Technology (OIT) is to be a trusted partner in teaching, learning and discovery, providing valuable information technology resources to faculty, staff and students. By acting in technical, service and advisory roles, OIT is instrumental in:
- Supporting the educational curriculum of TAMHSC.
- Optimizing delivery of support services.
- Developing and expanding services and infrastructure.
- Maintaining information security and compliance.
- Providing connectivity for future sites and campuses.
- Adhering to principles that promote stewardship of resources and overall efficiency.
OIT Support Services local support numbers and walk-up areas are available at every campus location in order to offer a convenient and personalized IT experience. The central Help Desk can be contacted from the web (it.tamhsc.edu), by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone at 800-799-7HSC (7472).
Additionally, access to OIT Support Services information and tutorials can always be accessed on any page of the TAMHSC website by clicking the gold “IT” in the upper right-hand corner of the site.
Google Groups for collaboration
Google Groups is offered by the Office of Information Technology so you can share information with colleagues, students or other collaborators as well as participate in online group discussions.
Established groups can be used as mailing lists and controlled by managing group membership. Group discussions are archived, allowing searches for specific topics.
The recently redesigned application has a smooth user interface, and rich-text editing allows you to customize posts with fonts, colors and images. Access Google Groups at TAMHSC by signing in and entering your username and password when prompted.