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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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