13 NSU STUDENT HANDBOOK 2023-24 Multicultural Student Affairs Assistant Director – Thomas Williams Student Center 222, 605-626-3007 Residence Education Associate Director – Brittney Bell Student Center 222, 605-626-3007 TECHNOLOGY SERVICES In support of Northern State University’s mission, Technology Services provides exceptional technology leadership, expertise, and resources to advance teaching, learning, research, service, and operations. The Technical Support Center is staffed with full time technicians who are happy to assist you with your technology needs. Housed in Mewaldt-Jensen 303, Technology Services also provides a Media Services Center and an Instructional Technology Center to assist you with your technology needs. Acceptable Use Policy Users of the Northern State University and the South Dakota Board of Regents systems must abide by the South Dakota Board of Regents Acceptable Use of Information Technology Systems policy. Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Policy Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material is illegal and carries substantial civil and criminal penalties under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other laws. Northern State University respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects students, faculty, and staff to do so as well. It is the responsibility of all members of the NSU community to make a good faith determination that their use of copyrighted materials complies with both United States Copyright Law and this policy or to seek assistance from NSU copyright advisors (Robert Russell, Beulah Williams Library Director). Northern State University prohibits the use of its network to illegally distribute, download or share copyrighted materials. Proper use of copyright materials also extends to electronic resources available on the internet. Anyone using NSU computing and network resources consents to the SDBOR Acceptable Use Policy. NSU Account Access A NSU account is required to access the NSU network for connecting devices, NSU computers and your NSU Gmail account. Your NSU account will also provide access to the myNSU portal, Desire2Learn, Self-Service Banner, Navigate, and many other online resources. Visit https:// support.northern.edu for help retrieving your account information Computers on Campus All full-time undergraduate students are required to bring a laptop to campus. It is recommended that students bring either a Windows or Mac laptop. Financial aid can be used for the purchase of a required device. For more information regarding recommended hardware and software, please visit northern.edu/it. Vice President for Technology/Chief Information Officer – Dr. Debbi Bumpous Mewaldt-Jensen 301, 605-626-3394 Enterprise Systems Director – Shelley Coats Mewaldt-Jensen 330, 605-626-7820