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Tech Help

The College of Education and Human Ecology supports student use of technology through the Office of Information Technology (OIT). The college has a central point of contact for questions and advice at the OIT Service Desk. The Service Desk is open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesday's by appointment only due to COVID-19. 

Students can contact the OIT Service Desk through: calling 614-247-8324, emailing ehe-servicedesk@osu.edu, visiting the Web Portal or stopping by the OIT Service Desk,

196 Arps Hall
1945 N High St
Columbus, OH 43210

Through the Office of Information Technology currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students can find technical assistance in the follow areas:

Client Computing

OIT provides technical support for all college-owned computers. Set-up of new computers to use our university licensed software and operating systems (Windows and Mac). Limited technical troubleshooting and support of warranty claims.

Equipment Loans

Students may borrow equipment from OIT for 20-30 business days. Loaned equipment must be used for instructional, research, and administrative purposes only.
The Service Desk in 196 Arps Hall has the following equipment available:

  • Hand Held Cameras
  • Tripods
  • Hand Held Voice Recorders

Qualtrics

Through the university's license with Qualtrics, current students and OSU students enrolled in EHE classes have access to the upgraded offerings of the survey system. To request this access fill out the request form.

The OIT Service Desk only supports access to the survey system. The university has a full support contract with Qualtrics and students can get assistance through their site at Qualtrics support.

Student Computer Labs

OIT operates several student computing labs that are sometimes also used as classrooms. These spaces have a large number of computers, with the intent of providing one computer per student in the room. Labs may be purpose built so be sure to check the room listing to find a lab that will suit your needs.

Room Mac or PC? Seats Special Features/Considerations
Arps 273 Mac CLOSED   20-inch iMacs with STEM program software.
PAES 110A     PC 14 Statistical Software on ALL workstations. See ehe.osu.edu/oit for COVID-19 virtual access.
Ramseyer 329    PC CLOSED Statistical Software on ALL workstations. See ehe.osu.edu/oit for COVID-19 virtual access.
  • All labs also have a BuckID swipe printer available for use per the current University printing rates. And food and drink are not permitted in any lab.

Video Conferencing

OIT supports student collaboration via teleconferencing through Carmen Zoom, Polycom, Skype and Teams. Please notify the OIT Service Desk ten business days before the requested date.

Video and Multimedia Production - College Commons

The resources of the College Commons are closed for AU20 until further notice due to COVID-19.