If you are having any difficulty using this website, please contact the Help Desk at Help@nullHofstra.edu or 516-463-7777 or Student Access Services at SAS@nullhofstra.edu or 516-463-7075. Please identify the webpage address or URL and the specific problems you have encountered and we will address the issue.

 
Did You Know?
  • There were 30 educational institutions that experienced data breaches in 2014. Learn more about data security at //bit.ly/1GVcG4b.

    //www.huffingtonpost.com/kyle-mccarthy/five-colleges-with-data-b_b_6474800.html
  • Hofstra Telecommunications works on the TV network, the data network, and the various outdoor emergency endpoints in addition to the telephone system.

  • There are about 3,500 phones, 2,000 TV connections and 10,000 data connections on campus.

  • Three out of five Hofstra students prefer a learning environment with some online components.

  • 62% of Hofstra students agree that technology makes them feel connected to what's going on at the university.

  • You have your own personal email blacklist. When you receive spam, right click on it, choose Junk, then choose Block Sender or Junk E-mail options.

  • Spam and Phishing emails are different! Spam is annoying but harmless. Phishing is malicious and needs to be reported. Learn more at www.hofstra.edu/itsecurity.

  • During the average month the Hofstra IT department blocks 109,000 Spyware / Viruses.

  • You can use the Previous Versions feature of Microsoft Windows to restore local or network files and folders that you accidentally modified or deleted.

    //windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/previous-versions-files-faq#1TC=windows-7
  • You can access your mapped drives (F:, S:, etc.) from any web browser on or off campus through the myfiles feature in the Hofstra portal.

  • Not a fan of "Conversation View" in Office 365? You can switch by clicking the arrow next to All in your Inbox and selecting "View As - Messages."

  • Planning for the yearly Memorial Day Banner software upgrade starts in November and involves almost every administrative department on campus.

  • You can get Help Desk Info, Tech Tips, and Microsoft Online Learning info at Hofstra by going to this link.

    //www.hofstra.edu/About/it/index.html
  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enable students and faculty to use Blackboard.

  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enable students and faculty to use tutortrac.

  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enable students and faculty to use TK20.

  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enables UG admissions to process 100,000 recruits a year via more efficiently.

  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enables Payroll to process employees information more efficiently.

  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enables the registrar to assist students in registering more efficiently.

  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enables the student and registrar to use the degree works degree auditing tool.

  • The new my.hofstra.edu portal is responsive and can be used on a mobile device or tablet.

  • Thinking about teaching an online or hybrid course? Register for an FCS workshop and learn about best practices and the newest technology!

    //www.hofstra.edu/About/IT/itfcs/itfcs_teach-three-ways.html
  • The SEAS Co-Op program help students prepare for their career in technology and engineering by forming partnerships with companies.

    //www.hofstra.edu/academics/colleges/seas/co-op/index.html
  • SEAS launched its Center for Innovation last year and it aims to connect faculty with regional partners which then meets with students.

    //www.hofstra.edu/academics/colleges/seas/seas-center-innovation.html
  • Diagnostics are always free at the Repair Center!

    //www.hofstra.edu/about/it/itscs/itscs_repair_center.html
  • The SEAS Big Data Lab is currently supporting research and teaching initiatives that support virtualization and process intensive tasks.

    //www.hofstra.edu/academics/colleges/seas/computer-science/computer-big-data-lab.html
  • Hofstra maintains over 1,400 lab computers for student use.

  • What to know to how to effectively integrate a teaching tool into your course? Contact FCS.

  • Did you know FCS can you help you think of strategies to improve information retention for your students?

  • What to know what virtual reality is all about? Curious if virtual reality is a fit for you curriculum? Give FCS a call.

  • FCS provides multiple workshops on various teaching tools. Call us to schedule an appointment at 463-7777, option 2, then 1.

  • What to know how that thing works in the classroom? Give FCS a shout at FCSHelp@hofstra.edu

  • You have heard of the Smartboard, but don't know how to use it. Call FCS to find out what its all about at 463-7777, option 2, then 1.

  • Want to up your Blackboard skills? Contact FCS at FCSHelp@hofstra.edu

  • Your students love to collaborate with their classmates. Let FCS show you how to achieve new teacher-student and student-student collaboration.

  • Did you know that Production Control has an email product that allows you to customize/personalize an email that can be sent to thousands of people in seconds.

  • Did you know that you should check with the Help Desk before upgrading your Java version?

  • Hofstra's electronic document storage tool contains 2.4 million documents spanning over 7 million pages? That's the equivalent of 350 4-drawer filing cabinets.

    //www.ilmcorp.com/tools-and-resources/estimate-the-number-of-pages-or-images-2?utm_expid=8698141-5.8hJO1lAmSS625OzLZIpCmQ.1&utm_referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ilmcorp.com%2Ftools-and-resources%2Froi-calculator
  • Most classroom problems can be fixed in less than 24 hours if reported to the Help Desk right away.

  • Hofstra IT is testing wireless projection from laptops and other devices in a few classrooms on campus. Call FCS @ 3-6894 and let us know if you're interested.

  • Every classroom should have wireless internet access. If you're experiencing a weak signal, or no signal at all please report it to the Help Desk.

  • Hofstra IT replaces all classroom AV and computer equipment on a set schedule, greatly reducing in room failures and repair times.

Welcome to Hofstra University's Information Technology website.

The department of Information Technology (IT) has responsibility for overseeing Hofstra's academic and administrative systems, and the technology infrastructure that supports them. We see information technology as an essential and personalized means of connecting each student, faculty and staff member to the countless activities and services that this University offers.

Since IT plays a key role in efficiently accomplishing goals, we work very hard to provide help and services to insure you have the latest technological resources to support your work at Hofstra.

Please explore our websites to learn more about our offerings. If you ever experience any problems or if you have suggestions on how we might improve, please drop me an email.

Robert W. Juckiewicz
Vice President for Information Technology

Contact Information:

  • Help Desk: 516-463-7777
  • Administration: 516-463-6900

Links to IT Teams and Information Websites:


Did You Know?
  • There were 30 educational institutions that experienced data breaches in 2014. Learn more about data security at //bit.ly/1GVcG4b.

    //www.huffingtonpost.com/kyle-mccarthy/five-colleges-with-data-b_b_6474800.html
  • Hofstra Telecommunications works on the TV network, the data network, and the various outdoor emergency endpoints in addition to the telephone system.

  • There are about 3,500 phones, 2,000 TV connections and 10,000 data connections on campus.

  • Three out of five Hofstra students prefer a learning environment with some online components.

  • 62% of Hofstra students agree that technology makes them feel connected to what's going on at the university.

  • You have your own personal email blacklist. When you receive spam, right click on it, choose Junk, then choose Block Sender or Junk E-mail options.

  • Spam and Phishing emails are different! Spam is annoying but harmless. Phishing is malicious and needs to be reported. Learn more at www.hofstra.edu/itsecurity.

  • During the average month the Hofstra IT department blocks 109,000 Spyware / Viruses.

  • You can use the Previous Versions feature of Microsoft Windows to restore local or network files and folders that you accidentally modified or deleted.

    //windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/previous-versions-files-faq#1TC=windows-7
  • You can access your mapped drives (F:, S:, etc.) from any web browser on or off campus through the myfiles feature in the Hofstra portal.

  • Not a fan of "Conversation View" in Office 365? You can switch by clicking the arrow next to All in your Inbox and selecting "View As - Messages."

  • Planning for the yearly Memorial Day Banner software upgrade starts in November and involves almost every administrative department on campus.

  • You can get Help Desk Info, Tech Tips, and Microsoft Online Learning info at Hofstra by going to this link.

    //www.hofstra.edu/About/it/index.html
  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enable students and faculty to use Blackboard.

  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enable students and faculty to use tutortrac.

  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enable students and faculty to use TK20.

  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enables UG admissions to process 100,000 recruits a year via more efficiently.

  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enables Payroll to process employees information more efficiently.

  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enables the registrar to assist students in registering more efficiently.

  • The programming department creates and maintains programs and forms that enables the student and registrar to use the degree works degree auditing tool.

  • The new my.hofstra.edu portal is responsive and can be used on a mobile device or tablet.

  • Thinking about teaching an online or hybrid course? Register for an FCS workshop and learn about best practices and the newest technology!

    //www.hofstra.edu/About/IT/itfcs/itfcs_teach-three-ways.html
  • The SEAS Co-Op program help students prepare for their career in technology and engineering by forming partnerships with companies.

    //www.hofstra.edu/academics/colleges/seas/co-op/index.html
  • SEAS launched its Center for Innovation last year and it aims to connect faculty with regional partners which then meets with students.

    //www.hofstra.edu/academics/colleges/seas/seas-center-innovation.html
  • Diagnostics are always free at the Repair Center!

    //www.hofstra.edu/about/it/itscs/itscs_repair_center.html
  • The SEAS Big Data Lab is currently supporting research and teaching initiatives that support virtualization and process intensive tasks.

    //www.hofstra.edu/academics/colleges/seas/computer-science/computer-big-data-lab.html
  • Hofstra maintains over 1,400 lab computers for student use.

  • What to know to how to effectively integrate a teaching tool into your course? Contact FCS.

  • Did you know FCS can you help you think of strategies to improve information retention for your students?

  • What to know what virtual reality is all about? Curious if virtual reality is a fit for you curriculum? Give FCS a call.

  • FCS provides multiple workshops on various teaching tools. Call us to schedule an appointment at 463-7777, option 2, then 1.

  • What to know how that thing works in the classroom? Give FCS a shout at FCSHelp@hofstra.edu

  • You have heard of the Smartboard, but don't know how to use it. Call FCS to find out what its all about at 463-7777, option 2, then 1.

  • Want to up your Blackboard skills? Contact FCS at FCSHelp@hofstra.edu

  • Your students love to collaborate with their classmates. Let FCS show you how to achieve new teacher-student and student-student collaboration.

  • Did you know that Production Control has an email product that allows you to customize/personalize an email that can be sent to thousands of people in seconds.

  • Did you know that you should check with the Help Desk before upgrading your Java version?

  • Hofstra's electronic document storage tool contains 2.4 million documents spanning over 7 million pages? That's the equivalent of 350 4-drawer filing cabinets.

    //www.ilmcorp.com/tools-and-resources/estimate-the-number-of-pages-or-images-2?utm_expid=8698141-5.8hJO1lAmSS625OzLZIpCmQ.1&utm_referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ilmcorp.com%2Ftools-and-resources%2Froi-calculator
  • Most classroom problems can be fixed in less than 24 hours if reported to the Help Desk right away.

  • Hofstra IT is testing wireless projection from laptops and other devices in a few classrooms on campus. Call FCS @ 3-6894 and let us know if you're interested.

  • Every classroom should have wireless internet access. If you're experiencing a weak signal, or no signal at all please report it to the Help Desk.

  • Hofstra IT replaces all classroom AV and computer equipment on a set schedule, greatly reducing in room failures and repair times.