Rockford University Information Technology provides our campus community with:
Network and Internet Connectivity
Computer Classrooms and Labs
Electronic resources such as E-mail, our Course Scheduling System, and our Emergency Notification System
The support of the IT Staff
Our hope is that all members of our campus become an active participant in our evolving digital community. Rockford University accounts are issued to all University faculty, staff, and students to access online tools. Individuals are provided with a username and password necessary to access the Internet, email, personal space on network servers, and other computing resources.
Rockford University’s Information Technology (IT) supports the academic mission of the University by providing access to technology resources, facilities, and information essential to teaching, learning, research, and general scholarship. The IT Center, located in the lower level of the Howard Colman Library, is responsible for maintaining the infrastructure, facilities and resources of the campus network, computer labs, and technology services. IT policies promote access while preserving resources. Read the entire Information Technology Use Policy
It is a violation of federal law and Rockford University Policy to share and/or distribute copyrighted materials without the permission of the copyright holder. Action taken by the University to remedy a violation does not preclude the copyright holder from seeking civil and/or criminal prosecution for copyright infringement. The law specifies civil liability of litigation costs, attorney fees, and actual damages, or statutory damages of $750 to $30,000 for each work infringed, and, under certain circumstances, criminal penalties up to $250,000, and/or imprisonment for up to 10 years (17 U.S.C. 501-511; 18 U.S.C. 2319). In addition, those who assist another with infringement of copyright material may be held liable under a legal doctrine known as “contributory infringement” (Sony Corp. v. Universal Studios, 464 U.S. 417, 435, 104 S.Ct. 774, 785, 78 L.Ed.2d 574 (1984)). See the full notice below:
We have several computer labs available for use by members of our campus community:
In addition to our labs and open areas, Rockford University offers several classrooms outfitted with indvidual computers for instructional use. Each lab contains 20 student machines, as well as a projector and screen for the instructor. The rooms in Starr Science also have an instructional laptop. They are:
WiFi access is available in all academic buildings, residence halls and administration buildings. Members of the Rockford University community can log into the 'Rockford' wireless network with their username and password.
The IT Help Desk is located in the lower level of the Howard Colman Library (east entrance). The Help Desk is staffed Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Students may request assistance by calling the Help Desk at 815-226-4127 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, technology guides are available on the Portal to assist students with the following: Password Management System, forwarding RU e-mail, and setting up RU email on a mobile device.
IT: Information Technology
Howard Colman Library--Lower Level, East Entrance
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
Help Desk Hours:
Mon-Fri- 8:00 am to 5:00 p.m.
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