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2006-07 Technology Fee Report

Technology Fee

06-07 Academic Year, $4.00 per credit hour for all CSC students.
Increase applied to cover the cost of the DS3 Internet connection.

Expenditure Guidelines
  • Technology acquisitions should benefit the general student population.
  • Funds should be allocated first to 'visible' improvements, such as maintaining and upgrading general lab hardware and software, network response time, and student assistance.
  • Funds are not used to purchase specialized equipment or software.
  • Funds are not used to fund non-student positions whose priority is student based technology support such as the general computer labs, residence hall, network connections, help desk, etc.
  • Fund is to be managed by the Technology Fee Committee.

Committee Responsibilities

  • Be mindful of expenditure guidelines.
  • Identify, introduce and prioritize needs, and recommend annual expenditures.
  • Attend meetings, conducted in the Fall for Spring implementation planning and in the Spring for Summer implementation planning.
  • Publish on the web and present to Student Senate and CSC Administration a report of the previous year's expenditures.

2006-2007 Committee Members
Student Representatives:

  • Travis Dickey
  • Alex Schwartz
  • Nate Watkins
  • Jared Young

Faculty Representatives:

  • Dr. Arthur Borgemenke
  • Mr. Phil Cary
  • Ms. Mary Donahue

Department of Information Technology Representative:

  • Ms. Ann Burk, Director of Information Technology

2006-2007 Funding

  • $255,000 Technology Fee revenue
  • $35,000 Allocated to Distance Learning
  • $220,000 Allocated to the Technology Fee Committee

2006-07 Expenditures

  • Provided 50% funding of the Computer Support Specialist position for support of student related technology in the general access computer labs, at the help desk, and in the residence halls.
  • Provided 20% funding of the technology planning consultant


  • Provided the DS3 Internet connection
  • Provided the campus-wide wireless site survey
  • Provided 6 wireless access points for the Math & Science rotunda, Gold Room, and Edna Game Room
  • Approved 50% funding of the Packet Shaper

Computer Labs

  • Provided paper and toner for the general computer labs
  • Provided equipment repairs for the general computer labs
  • Purchased 2 replacement laser printers for the Library lab
  • Purchased replacement laser printer for the Edna Hall lab.
  • Purchased 2 replacement laser printers for the High Rise lobby lab
  • Purchased 31 replacement & 15 new PCs for the Library lab

2006-07 Major Expenditures from non-Technology Fee funds benefiting the student body:

  • On-going software contracts for Blackboard, MyCSC, Student Information System, On-line Credit Card Payments, Microsoft Campus Agreement, Library Automation, Antivirus and AntiSpam licenses, SPSS, Help Desk Software, and Traffic Shaper.
  • Technology Planning Consultant
  • Switch upgrade and wireless access point purchase in Burkhiser to accommodate wireless access
  • Server maintenance and repairs
  • Single Sign-on Project

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