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									                                                    Kepner Hall Computer Labs
                                                         Monfort Technology Center
                                                                   (Kepner 30)
                                                         Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
                                                               Friday 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
                                                  Saturday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Monfort Technology Center)
                                                    Sunday 5-10 p.m. (Monfort Technology Center)
                                                                    Kepner 60

    State of the art
                                                           Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. -5 p.m.


    technology prepares                                                                                Technology Guide
    you for the                                                                                        The right tools are
    business world                                                                                     essential to success
The Monfort College of Business has a                     For more information
“Wide-Tech” strategy, which puts a wide array                                                          Welcome!
of existing and emerging technologies at your             Monfort College of Business
fingertips, for use in the classroom and your    Chris Vegter, Director of Academic Technology         As an incoming student at the Monfort
course of study. All of your business-related                  Kepner Hall 0095C                       College of Business, having the right
classes take place in Kepner Hall, which has:                    (970)351-1244                         tools is as important as having the
                                                            Chris.Vegter@unco.edu                      determination to succeed. This guide
 •	A computer network accessible through                      http://mcb.unco.edu                      will provide you with information about

                                                          Technical Support Center
   wireless links using the 802.11g network                                                            the multi-million dollar technology

                                                              University Center
 •	Access to the internet, printing and online                                                         infrastructure here that will support your

                                                           (970) 351-4357 (HELP)
   course materials                                                                                    efforts, as well as give you guidelines

                                                   http://www.unco.edu/it/SupportU.htm
 •	Multiple open access labs                                                                           regarding the kind of computer you’ll
 •	A Finance Trading Room                                                                              need to succeed.
 •	Three presentation practice rooms
 •	Classroom podium equipment
 •	Faculty-Student communication
   Whiteboards, SmartBoards or Sympodiums
   in most classrooms                                                                                  2012-2013
 •	The most popular business software tools                                                            Technology Guide
 •	Cyber café                                                                                          for Incoming Students
                                                                                                       at the Monfort College of Business
The computer you’ll need to succeed                                                                                 Laptop recommendations
        While the Monfort College of Business does         brand like Dell and Apple. Examples of these
                                                           companies can be found at Bear Logic, UNC’s own
                                                                                                                    •	Intel™ i5 Class Processor
  provide up-to-date open computer labs loaded with
  all the necessary software, Internet connections,        computer store located in the University Center. Visit   •	4 GB of RAM or higher
  electronic resource access printing and projection       the store, call 970-351-1361 or visit                    •	160 GB hard drive
  capabilities, it is highly recommended (but not          www.unco.edu/bearlogic for more information.             •	DVDRW Drive
  required) that you also have your own computer. It            Students receive discounts from most
                                                           manufacturers, but finding the best deal will require    •	802.11G Wireless Ethernet (or N)
  can be a laptop or desktop, but because technology is
  ever changing, it’s important to have a computer with    shopping and comparing the various models and            •	3 USB ports
  the most RAM, the fastest processor and the largest      vendors.                                                 •	Microsoft™ Windows 7 Professional (available
  hard drive you can afford.                                    It’s important to know that the University and        for free from DreamSpark Premium for current
        The College does not recommend any specific        the Monfort College of Business standards and rules        business students)
  manufacturer, but we do encourage students to            govern use of a computer on campus.
                                                                                                                    •	Microsoft™ Office 2010 (Professional,
  purchase a computer from a reputable and established
                                                                                                                      Enterprise, or University)
                                                                                                                    •	Antivirus & Spyware Detection: Symantec
 Protect your                                                                                                         Anti-Virus is available through URSA for no
                                                                                                                      charge to current UNC students.
 technology investment
•	Keep all software up to date with the manufacturer
                                                                                                                    Desktop recommendations
  patches or service patches
                                                                                                                    •	Intel™ i5 Class Processor
•	Enable Microsoft™ Automatic Update and virus
  automatic update.
                                                                                                                    •	4 GB of RAM or higher
•	Install and maintain an anti-virus software package                                                               •	250 GB hard drive
  and consider installing and maintaining a spyware                                                                 •	DVDRW Drive
  detection software package.                                 If you’re buying                                      •	1000 MB Wired Ethernet Port
•	Don’t leave laptops in open, unattended areas or            a new computer                                        •	4 USB ports
  computer labs.
                                                                                                                    •	Microsoft™ Windows 7 Professional (available
•	Back up data regularly (i.e. flash drives, Bear Drive,          Most business applications available at the         for free from DreamSpark Premium for current
  SkyDrive or DVD). Do not leave backup data in the          Monfort College of Business are not compatible
  same location as live data. BearDrive is UNC’s secure                                                               business students)
                                                             with Apple and LINUX operating systems. If you
  web-based file sharing, information storage and                                                                   •	Microsoft™ Office 2010 (Professional,
                                                             use an Apple using Windows 7 through Apple,
  work collaboration solutions for students                                                                           Enterprise, or University)
                                                             Bootcamp or VMWare Fusion is recommended.
•	Consider security devices like steel cable, locks,
                                                             Intel™ processors are, however, recommended.           •	Antivirus & Spyware Detection: Symantec
  security plates, alarms, tracking technologies or new                                                               Anti-Virus is available through URSA for no
  biometric technologies.                                                                                             charge to current UNC students.

								
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