INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Yvette Brown, Vice President for Technology and Chief Information Officer

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is the university’s central computing, network, communications, and library services organization, and is charged with directing, managing, and supporting the information systems, library needs, and computing infrastructure of Barry University.

BarryNet Accounts

All registered students are provided with a BarryNet account. The account provides access to all university computing resources, which include email, web resources, and network applications.

Email

Email is the official method for communication at Barry University. The university may send communications to students via email. Students are responsible for the consequences of not reading in a timely fashion university related communications sent to their official Barry University student email account. Students are expected to check their Barry University official email on a frequent and consistent basis in order to remain informed of university related communications. Email can be accessed by visiting http://webmail.barry.edu.

Barry Remote Access Services

https://go.barry.edu provides secure access to multiple sources of campus information and services including:

  • Email
  • Applications such as SPSS and Minitab
  • Academic resources such as electronic journals and databases provided by the Library
  • Canvas, the University's Learning Management System
  • Web resources such as the Student Web

Microsoft Office is also available to students free of charge, and can be installed on up to 5 devices. Visit http://help.barry.edu for further information.

Labs and Instructional Facilities

149 computers are available for students to use throughout campus, including 48 laptops that can be checked-out for up to one day through a self-service dispensing kiosk. There are 9 classrooms for hands-on computer use, each equipped with 24 student computers, an instructor’s computer and a multimedia projection system. Students can print from public access PC’s around campus or from their own device to printers located throughout campus. Please check with the IT Support Desk in Library 226 for more information.

LocationNumber
Library91 PC's
24 Laptops
8 Printers/Multifunction Devices (Printing/Copying/Scanning)
Thompson Hall5 PC's
12 Laptops
1 Printer/Multifunction Device (Printing/Copying/Scanning)
Landon Student Union5 PC's
12 Laptops
1 Printer/Multifunction Device (Printing/Copying/Scanning)
Garner Hall1 Printer/Multifunction Device (Printing/Copying/Scanning)
Powers Hall1 Printer/Multifunction Device (Printing/Copying/Scanning)
Wiegand Hall2 Printer/Multifunction Device (Printing/Copying/Scanning)
Benincasa1 Printer/Multifunction Device (Printing/Copying/Scanning)
Dalton & Dunspaugh 1 Printer/Multifunction Device (Printing/Copying/Scanning)
Dominican Hall 1 Printer/Multifunction Device (Printing/Copying/Scanning)

Conferencing and Media Services

The department of Conferencing and Media Services provides, maintains, and supports audiovisual and videoconferencing equipment, such as mobile computers and projectors for faculty and staff, throughout the main campus. Students in need of equipment for presentations should ask their professor to reserve equipment. Equipment can be reserved online by navigating to the Division of Information Technology’s Conferencing and Media Services (https://go.barry.edu> BUCWIS > A – Z); however, 24-hour advance notice is required and reservations are not accepted directly from students. For additional information, please call (305) 899-3765.

Testing Center

Barry University is an official authorized testing center and offers various certification exams from major corporations like Microsoft (MOS, MTA) and Adobe (ACA). For further information or to schedule an exam, please contact the IT Support Desk at http://help.barry.edu or email helpdesk@.barry.edu.

IT Support Desk

The IT Support Desk provides a wide range of services for students, including support to students connecting to BarryNet, the University’s wired and wireless network. The Desk also provides support to students accessing online resources such as WebAdvisor and student Barry email accounts. Students are also assisted with username and password issues.

  • Walk-in support: Library 226
  • Phone: 305-899-3604
  • Support website: http://help.barry.edu
  • Email: helpdesk@barry.edu

Hours of operation are available from the resources mentioned above.

Barry University has an arrangement with Dell Computer Corporation in which educational pricing is extended to students, faculty, and staff interested in purchasing PC’s, peripherals, and software. In addition to this, Microsoft Office Professional is available to students for purchase at a significantly discounted price. Visit http://help.barry.edu for further information.

Computer and Network Usage Policy

This policy can be found the Policies and Procedure section of this Handbook. http://www.barry.edu/student-handbook/handbook/computer-usage-policy.html

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