Technology Available for Current Students
Once you are a current student, you can sign up for or use any of the following services:
Password Retrieving / Resetting
You can set password questions and reset your network (NTNET) password using TSynch.
The T: drive is a virtual drive mapping to your share of server storage space. Students will see the T: Drive on lab computers when logged on to Windows using his/her NTNET account. Files saved to the T: drive have the advantage of being backed up and are accessible from any machine on which you are logged in to NTNET.
Your "firstname.lastname@example.org" account is your official university issued email address. Please check it frequently at http://outlook.com/go.tarleton.edu for important university information. This account is yours to keep for life. See detailed information on email options and configurations.
Blackboard (Online Classes)
Blackboard is a Web-based course-management system designed to allow students and faculty to participate in classes delivered online or use online materials and activities to complement face-to-face teaching. If you're enrolled in a course that uses Blackboard, be sure to ask your instructor how Blackboard will be used in that course. Login at http://online.tarleton.edu/Dual/DualLoginPage.htm with your UID and PIN number. For help with Blackboard, you may call 1-866-744-8900 or email email@example.com.
Tarleton provides wireless access points in many of the buildings on campus.
The University Libraries have online access to databases, catalogs, course reserves and interlibrary loan. For a list of services and how to access them, visit the Library website.
Career Services offers an online job posting/search system where students can find campus part-time jobs and many other types of jobs. You may also post your resume for employers to view. To register for an account, visit the Hire A Texan site.
Access Your Drives From Home (Virtual Private Network)
The VPN Client program allows your computer to access Tarleton's Network Resources though the Internet. This has several benefits including connecting to the Library Databases, accessing your T: Drive and many more.
The VPN Client also provides a level of security using Virtual Private Networking to encrypt all traffic to and from the Tarleton network.