Laptop Requirement

As Methodist University continues to set the standard in preparation and adaptation for disruptions caused by COVID-19 (such as potential, immediate moves to remote learning), the University is requiring all students (undergraduate, graduate, and online) to have laptop computers for Read More …

Information Technology Standard Purchases

Category A Includes items whose purchase does NOT require approval prior to the purchase and therefore may be purchased using a P-Card. Please see the list of these items below. Items that DO NOT require prior approval and MAY be Read More …

About Information Technology Services

What We Do The Methodist University IT Service Desk provides prompt, knowledgeable, courteous technology support services to the Monarch Community.  Some of the regular Service Desk activities are… Serve as the main point of contact for most technology issues at Read More …

Antivirus Information

All students connecting to any part of the Methodist University network with a Windows-based computer are required to maintain a current, automatically updated antivirus solution on their computer. Options for Windows Machines For Windows computers we recommend the built-in Windows Read More …

Basic Computer Safety

Email Safety Use disposable email addresses (Gmail, yahoo, etc.) when registering for online services or websites. You will cut down on spam to your standard email address. Do not respond to “opt-out” statements in email addresses unless you are comfortable Read More …

Computer Lab Location & Hours

Open Labs Davis Memorial Library See the Davis Memorial Library page for Updated Resources and Schedule. Trustees 262 and 264 Monday – Sunday: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Clark Hall 119 Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. –  4:00 p.m. Saturday Read More …

Malware Information

What Is Malware? Malware (sometimes called spyware) refers to hostile or intrusive software, including computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, adware, scareware, and other malicious programs. It can take the form of executable code, scripts, active content, and other Read More …

Preventive Maintenance

Computer System & Program Maintenance Recommendations Update and use your malware scan software. Update and use your antivirus software regularly. Update Windows Regularly using Windows Update Get a surge protector – Power surges destroy electronic equipment Stop unnecessary programs from Read More …

Information Technology Services

Engineering students discuss a class project

The Division of Information Technology is proud to serve the outstanding students, faculty, staff, and researchers at Methodist University. Our Contribution Our division oversees the server and network infrastructure, reporting, phone systems, computing hardware and software, user support services, and security which is critical to keeping Read More …

Student E-Mail

Mandatory Student E-Mail Policy All students are responsible for checking their e-mail daily for messages from the University. All official University information (e.g., grades, academic notices, campus calendars, attendance policy updates, registration and financial information, etc.) will be sent electronically Read More …