Watch out for phishing spam The start of Fall term is phishing season. Avoid falling for attackers who want your login details and other personal data https://www.pdx.edu/oit/phishing-attacks Computer Labs Windows labs are now running Windows 10 version 1709. The Classic Shell start menu has been deprecated. Windows lab software list: https://cat.pdx.edu/services/software/windows-labs/ Most Ubuntu Linux-based Labs [...]
In the past year, we have found many instances of MCECS faculty/staff having problems trying to install the PSU licensed version of the Microsoft Office suite on their new Tier 3 (self managed) computers. The problem seems to stem from the vendor's default Windows load (OEM load) on the computer having a trial or starter [...]
We have a web-based Remote Desktop Client available for users who need to remotely access Windows systems in MCECS. This method does not require the use of a VPN and may benefit people who are having problems getting their VPN connection to work. The web client is not as robust as a native RDP app, [...]
OIT has negotiated a licensing program to deliver the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc) to all PSU students, faculty, and staff. This is targeted at use on personal devices (laptops and home computers) and is available for both Windows and Mac. Your PSU Odin account is used to download the software through an [...]
New User Sheet The New User Sheet is a trifold brochure we give out to incoming members of MCECS. It contains: A map of the PSU campus with EB, FAB and other important locations highlighted A table detailing which students get access to which labs Answers to basic new user questions like how [...]
Front Desk Hours Our front desk hours are: Monday - Friday 8am to 6pm Saturday 12pm - 5pm The CAT attempts to cover these hours to the best of its ability. If we are unavailable due to our team being occupied elsewhere, please contact us via email or IRC.
Welcome to MCECS! What follows is an introduction to the IT services provided to you by the CAT in the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science. If you have questions about anything in it or need other assistance, you can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-725-5420. We would also be happy [...]
Welcome to MCECS! What follows is an introduction to the IT services provided to you by the CAT in the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science. If you have questions about anything in it or need other assistance, please contact us. We would also be happy to pay you a visit in [...]