The Information Technology (IT) Department aims to fulfill the department’s mission “to provide Lynn University and its community with leadership and excellence in the design, implementation, support and facilitation of learning through the creative and effective use of technology”. This team’s approach to technological excellence equips students and faculty for the emerging application of technology in the classroom and affords an opportunity to develop distance learning modalities parallel to traditional instruction. IT provides resources for satisfying the computing needs of students and faculty. In so doing, IT professionals assist with the use of hardware and software available to faculty, students and staff, while improving administrative effectiveness and efficiency through the innovative use of sophisticated approaches to institutional management.
The Information Technology Department is comprised of several divisions, which include: Network and Support Services, Information Services, Campus Card Office, Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment, and Library. The university’s support services desk is located in the Library on the first floor.
Computer laboratories are available in the International Business Center and the Assaf Academic Center. Computer stations are available with Windows and the latest versions of Microsoft Office Suite. The library is also equipped with Apple computers. Apple computers are also available in ASSAF Academic Center and the third floor of the library. Internet is available throughout campus. The campus also has a significant wireless network, which is available in all of the buildings. An additional 100-plus computers are available within the Lynn Library during regular library hours for access to research databases, the Internet and selected Windows applications.