Computer and Instructional Technology Facilities
The Division of Information Technology oversees the development of IT infrastructure and the coordination of IT operations and services across the campus. Technology support for students, staff, and faculty is provided by a College-wide IT support team and specialists in department labs, school offices, and the central IT facilities. IT Division staff members provide consulting, documentation, technical assistance, and related support to the Lehman community.
The Division of Information Technology Resources provides access to centralized computing and related technologies in support of the College's instructional, research, and administrative activities. Lehman's Information Technology Center (ITC) is located on the plaza level of Carman Hall. The facility houses eight PC and Macintosh computer labs for course instruction, an open lab with over 100 computers for student use, shared printing facilities, a dedicated faculty lab, and a help desk. The IT Division also operates a satellite help desk in the Library.
The campus is networked on a high-speed backbone providing access to the Internet as well as CUNY and campus resources. These include electronic mail services, the Lehman Connect campus intranet, CUNY-wide systems including the CUNY Portal and, the Blackboard online learning management system; CUNYfirst for online course registration and related administrative functions; and remote library and specialized departmental resources. Wireless access to the network is also available throughout the campus.
Approximately 200 of Lehman's lecture halls and classrooms are technology-enhanced or smart classrooms, and facilities for video conferencing and distance learning are available, assisted through the Multimedia Center, Media Technology Services, housed in Carman Hall, provides equipment and technical support for classroom use, college events and media presentations. Other specialized services and facilities include a media conversion lab to assist faculty in developing electronic-based course materials.
The College makes available specialized equipment for students with disabilities. All rooms are accessible by persons with disabilities, and specialized hardware and software for visually or hearing-impaired persons are provided. Students may also use the facilities of the Assistive Technology Center, located in the Library.
In addition to the centralized facilities, IT and other departments operate computer labs to support discipline-specific applications, such as a graphics-based computer lab and a 3-D printing facility in the Department of Anthropology; three Computer Graphics and Imaging Labs in the Department of Art; a Laboratory of Geographic Information Technologies in the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Geospatial Sciences; a multimedia language laboratory in the Department of Languages and Literatures; multiple facilities for radio, television, and film productions in the Department of Journalism, Communication, and Theatre; and specialized computer labs in the School of Education, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, the Departments of Biological Sciences, Economics and Business, Mathematics and Computer Science, Nursing, Sociology, and Social Work. The Library, the Academic Support Center, the Science Learning Center, the CUNY Macaulay Honors College at Lehman, and the Student Life Building also have computer resources available.
Students may request information about IT resources and services, including IT Center hours of operation and technical assistance, by visiting the IT website at www.lehman.edu/itr, sending an e-mail to email@example.com, or visiting in-person at the ITR Open Center (Carman Hall, Room 111).