Help Desk

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The best way to get help for any and all technology issues - from passwords to Canvas to 
projectors to equipment and so on - is to call or email the Help Desk. The Help Desk will
ensure that your question gets directed to the appropriate person(s) for timely assistance.


 Email & Calendars

​ Email



 Passwords & Cookies



  • How do I change my password?
    On the Self-Service Password Management page, choose “Change my Password” and follow the prompts.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Make sure you reset your password on all devices at the same time to avoid lockout.

  • How can I manage my own password and lockout status?
    Creating a password profile gives you the ability to deal with account lock-outs and password issues yourself, which is especially useful should you have trouble after hours. It is a set of three security questions that, when answered, will allow you to unlock your account.

    To create a password profile, go to the
    Self-Service Password Management page, choose "Edit my Profile" and set up your security questions.

  • How can I reset my password, if I mistakenly get locked out?
    If you have set-up a profile with hints using the Edit my Profile option . . .

    On the
    Self-Service Password Management page, choose “Reset my Password” and follow the prompts. 

  • Help! I didn’t complete a password profile and I have forgotten my password!
    Call the Help Desk during business hours 8am-5pm (x

  • What happens if I get locked out of my account?

          Accounts lock for a "cooldown" period of 15 minutes, after which they will automatically unlock themselves; even if you enter the correct password during this time, it will not work.​ If you need your account unlocked more quickly, and you have not set up a password profile (see above) you will need to call or visit the Help Desk.

    If you have set up a password profile, you can go to the 
    Self-Service Password Management page, choose "Unlock my Account" and answer your security questions to unlock yourself immediately. 

  • How do I clear cookies from my browser?

          If you can't get into a system that you typically do have access to (Instructor Reports, Student Alerts, etc.), and you are sure it's not a password issue, then cookies may be the culprit. Cookies are tiny bits of data stored by your browser to remember your login information, site preferences and things of that nature. To clear cookies from your browser, choose from below: 



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 Classroom Tech

​​Classroom Tech Equipment 
  • What tech equipment is in my classroom?
    Most classrooms include the ability to project a laptop, either through a projector or an AppleTV.  For information about tech in specific buildings, go to this interactive map and mouse over the buildings for more information. For information about other meeting spaces on campus (Kemper Auditorium, conference rooms, etc.), consult this Campus Meeting Spaces document, also on the Faculty/Staff tab of PAnet.  ​
  • What tech-friendly classrooms can I reserve?
    Review the "Reservable Spaces" tab in the People and Spaces section​ and follow the instructions for requesting your preferred room.
  • What equipment can my students or I borrow?
    Review the "Borrowing Equipment" tab in the Resources section​ and follow the instructions for borrowing.
  • When is borrowed equipment due back to the PLC?
    Borrowed equipment is due back the Monday during Extended Period Week.


Projectors/Apple TV

  • How do I adjust the display settings when projecting from my computer?
    Display settings instructions: 

  • How do I connect and troubleshoot Apple TV projection? 
    Find connection instructions on the first page and troubleshooting steps on the second page of this document.​​

  • ​When I connect my computer the projected image is not the same as my laptop?
    Mirroring instructions: 
  • Mac​
  • PC




    • ​​How do I add printers and print from my Mac?
      Follow the step-by-step instructions on this documentNote that the list of printer names is on the last page. ​​

    • How do I add printers and print from my school-owned Windows computer?
      School-owned PCs should already load printers when you log in, so no additional action is necessary. If you are having trouble printing, contact the Help Desk at x4357 or​.​

    • How do I add printers and print from my personally-owned Windows computer?
      Follow the step-by-step instructions on this document​Note that the list of printer names is on the last page.