Monthly Archives: May 2013

How do I add a Business Center or Lab Printer to a PC?

To add a business center or lab printer to a PC computer, follow the instructions below. Only using Internet Explorer, go to the Software tab located on blackboard to find the¬†appropriate¬†website Once you are at the appropriate website, find the printer that you want to print to Click it’s name on the left to view the printer’s status page On the left column, under the View heading, click the “Connect” link to install the printer into your computer You will be asked if you would like to add a printer connection, click “Yes” and the printer will proceed to install Read more

Android Email Setup

Android Webmail Setup: Settings Mail, Contacts, Calendars Add Account… Microsoft Exchange or Corporate Sync Enter Email, Username, and Password Enter academe as the domain Next Enter mobile.highpoint.edu as the server Done  

iPhone Email Instructions

iPhone Webmail Setup: Settings Mail, Contacts, Calendars Add Account‚Ķ Microsoft Exchange Enter Email, Username, and Password Enter academe as the domain Next Enter mobile.highpoint.edu as the server Done    

Classroom & Facilities

The Office of Information Technology (IT) staff has experience using many computer applications and acquisition tools associated with instructional media development and deployment in the classroom and online. Our department will be happy to assist you in becoming proficient in using these tools. We can assist you with the development, effective design and delivery of multimedia content using presentation software such as PowerPoint. A wide and expanding variety of other integrated multimedia development tools for classroom and online presentations are available as well. The software tools available include editors for photographs, audio, video, screen capture, motion graphics and more. Currently, Read more

Network Resources & VPN Access

Last updated 07/11 Network Resources Students, faculty and staff are all provided with access to a minimum of two network drives. These drives are located on HPU servers and are backed up regularly. We encourage all users to save any University related work to at least one of these folders. Your O: Drive is your personal share space and can be accessed while on campus or while off campus using VPN. The W: Drive is a public drive most often used for personal websites or for providing public access to documentation. To map your drives while on campus: For Windows Read more

Critical Information

Windows Vulnerabilities Please be sure to run Windows Update on a regular basis to combat any vulnerabilities that may surface. When you are downloading applications make sure to read what is being installed with the application. Some programs that are included that can be harmful to your computer and cause problems with your connection are programs like: Sendori Stronghold/ strong vault Lastest Virus Information Below is the most recent information on top¬†threatening¬†viruses currently. The virus list opens in a new window, which can be found here. Simply click on the Virus name to view more information about the virus… Spyware Read more

Minimum Requirements & Suggested Software

Any computer purchased within the last two years will likely meet our minimum recommendations for accessing our campus network. If you are considering purchasing a new computer please review the following recommendations for your machine. If you have additional questions or need more information please contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@highpoint.edu or at (336) 841-9147. Personal Computer Processor: Intel Dual Core, Core 2 Duo, or i5/i7 Processor; AMD Turion or Athlon processor Memory: 4GB or higher Hard drive: 160GB or higher Drives: DVD-Rom/DVD-RW Network: Wireless N or wired accessible Operating System: Windows 7 or newer Software: Microsoft Office 2010, Antivirus Read more

Computer & Software Purchase Programs

High Point University offers discounts to three websites. Dell and Mac offer a student discount when purchasing computers. Our software purchasing program is through a company called Varsity Buys. Dell Computer Purchase Program Apple Computer Purchase Program Software Purchase Program Click here to see the minimum requirements and suggested software

Computer Labs

High Point University provides many computer labs for the use of the students. The use of computers is an integral part of the success of the High Point student. The computers in the labs contain many titles of software. The type of software contained on the machine is dependent on the type of lab. General Use Labs The General Use labs are not reserved for classes, but are accessible for any HPU student to access the internet, email, etc… Many computer programs used for certain classes can also be located in a General Use Lab. Special Purpose Labs The Special Read more