Information Technology Services


Rhodes is committed to providing a wide range of computing resources to support the diverse work of faculty, staff and students. Computers are considered an essential tool across disciplines. Students make use of the computer in general writing, lab reports and class presentations. Use of the Internet for research is commonplace. Class discussions become virtual discussions through the email, bulletin boards and online courses.

Information Technology Services (ITS) is located on the lower level of Barret Library. Computing facilities include servers that provide network file sharing, email, an on-line library system, delivery of online course materials and electronic forums.

Additionally there are three computer labs with approximately 90 Dell computers that are connected to the campus network. Equipped with a multimedia projection system, two of the labs are teaching labs.

Computing resources dedicated to specific disciplines are located in various academic buildings on campus, notably in the science and mathematics buildings.

The campus computer network is built upon an Ethernet backbone is linked to the Internet, enabling global communication. There are many smart classrooms across campus equipped with full multimedia capability. Wireless access is available in most locations including Barret Library, the Lynx Lair, and the Amphitheater, Burrow Refectory, the smart classrooms and the residence halls.

Students have access to email, fileservers, printing and the Internet. Assistance for students is available on several levels. Student Computer Consultants are available in the Computer Depot and student assistants are available to assist users and assure proper operation of printers and equipment. Assistance can also be obtained from the Information Desk located on the main floor of Barret Library.