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2008-09 Technology Fee Report

Technology Fee

$4.25 per credit hour for all CSC students.

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 may be 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.
2008-2009 Committee Members
  • Student Representatives:
    • Ashley Maxon
    • Mercedes Roy
    • Bethany Seifert
  • Faculty Representatives:
    • Mr. Phil Cary
    • Ms. Mary Donahue
    • Mr. Mike Engel
  • Department of Information Technology Representative:
    • Ms. Ann Burk, Dir. Information Technology & Chair
2008-2009 Funding
$255,000 Technology Fee revenue
  • $35,000 Allocated to Distance Learning
  • $220,000 Allocated to the Technology Fee Committee
2008-09 Expenditures
  • Personnel
    • 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.
  • Network
    • Provided the DS3 Internet connection
    • Provided Wireless site survey in all residence halls
    • Provided PoE switches in residence halls to accommodate NAC appliance functionality
    • Provided NAC appliance implementation for self-registration of dorm and wireless network connections
  • Computer Labs
    • Provided paper and toner for the general computer labs
    • Provided equipment repairs for the general computer labs
    • Replaced computers and printers, and purchased scanners for High Rise, Edna, and Brooks hall labs
    • Provided computers, printer, and scanner for new general access lab in Old Admin
2008-09 Major Expenditures from non-Technology Fee funds benefiting the student body:
  • On-going software contracts and maintenance : eCollege, Sakai, MyCSC, Student Information System, On-line Credit Card Payments, Microsoft Campus Agreement, Library Automation, EZProxy access to library databases, Antivirus and AntiSpam licenses, SPSS, Help Desk Software, Traffic Shaper, EMAS recruiting software, EagleMail
  • Wireless access point purchases and installation in Old Admin and Math and Science
  • Security Camera acquisition and implementation in residence halls and select buildings
  • Old Administration renovation cabling and equipment acquisition and implementation
  • General server maintenance and repairs
  • Training and Travel expenses for implemenation of the new PeopleSoft student information system

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