Technology

Technology

As a member of the College of Health and Human Sciences, your first point of contact for all technology-related needs is the CHHS Helpdesk. The College provides a broad range of services, including unlimited file storage, computer labs, a remote access portal, web hosting, application and database development, and a computing helpdesk to provide assistance with questions related to information and instructional technology, among many others. Detailed information can be found below regarding some of these services.

Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to contact the CHHS Helpdesk with any computing questions at (970) 491-3458 or chhshelpdesk@colostate.edu.


Citrix (virtual desktop)

Citrix is a web-based portal that allows access to a virtual desktop which provides you with access to your M: drive and other network storage (P, S:, X:, and W: drives), as well as numerous software applications including the Microsoft Office Suite, EndNote, and many more. Because Citrix is web-based, members of our college can access their documents and technology services from locations across the world.


Custom Application Development

The College is equipped to develop custom applications and databases for faculty and staff on a by request basis. We endeavor to accomplish these projects on a cost-recovery basis, so we ask that faculty and staff work with us as early as possible when thinking of developing a new application or including application development in a grant proposal.


File Storage

The M:, P:, R:, X:, S:, and W: drives provide a place to store your files that can be accessed from virtually anywhere. They are located on the central College servers, and are backed up to tape storage on a regular schedule.
M: DriveEach faculty, staff, and student in the College is provided with individual, secure file storage space on the College servers. This space is accessible from any computer in the College and is referred to as the M: drive.
P: DriveEach department is provided a common shared file space referred to as the P: drive (DepartmentName_Share). The P: drive is accessible by all the faculty and staff for a given department or unit. Permissions also can be set by the College IT group on certain directories in this drive to limit access to specified individuals.
X: DriveThe entire College is provided a common shared file space referred to as the X: drive (CHHS_Share). The X: drive is accessible by all the faculty and staff in the College of Health and Human Sciences and is an excellent way to share information between academic or administrative units. Permissions also can be set by the College IT group on certain directories in this drive to limit access to specified individuals.
S: DriveFaculty, staff, and students are provided a common shared file space referred to as the S: drive (Student_Share). The S: drive is an excellent way to share files between faculty/staff and students. The S: drive includes a folder for every class in CHHS. Included in this folder will be:
  • Instructor Folder - Syllabus, notes, etc. (Instructor-Read/Write access, Students-Read)
  • Student Folder - Information sharing (Instructor-Read/Write access, Students-Read/Write)
  • Assignments Folder - Drag and drop assignment submission (Instructor-Read/Write access, Student-Write)

All students are automatically connected to the S: drive when they login to a CHHS Lab Computer or Citrix.

R: DriveFaculty can request designated space for their research program, which the College designates as R: drives. This space is intended for research projects with needs for large data stores that may not be appropriate to keep on a departmental P: drive.
W: DriveFaculty, Staff, and Students are provided with space to develop and store their own web site on a by request basis. Instructors may request this to be created for an entire class.

Forms


Helpdesk

The College provides a Helpdesk to help with any technology-related questions. The Helpdesk is staffed from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to contact the CHHS Helpdesk with any computing questions at (970) 491-3458 or chhshelpdesk@colostate.edu.

When ordering technology-related equipment, faculty and staff should work with the College IT group to ensure compatibility and expedite delivery.


Student Computer Labs

Students in the College of Health and Human Sciences pay a technology fee each semester to ensure state-of-the-art equipment and software is available to them. The technology fee is invested with the general oversight of the College of Health and Human Sciences' Student Council.

Working collaboratively with students and faculty, the College Information Technology group offers an atmosphere closely modeled after industry standards. Whether your interest is apparel design, biomechanics, dietary analysis, or construction estimation, the technology available to CHHS students is representative of that found in the private sector.

Get more information about the student computer labs.


Toolbox

The Toolbox provides faculty and staff with the guidelines and resources needed to create documents using the official college and university brands.

Web and ecommerce

Faculty, Staff, and Students are provided with space (commonly referred to as the W: drive) to develop and store their own web site. This is on a by request basis. Teachers may request this be created for an entire class.

The CHHS IT group supports development and maintenance of ecommerce applications for viable business ventures in the college.

Click here to view the CHHS eCommerce policy