Desktop, Baseline and Maintenance: September 2015 Quarter Break Activities

The Desktop Services and Baseline/Maintenance groups have a number of activities planned during the quarter break (September 8 – 23). There will be some software updates in Open Access Labs (OALs), Technology Enhanced Classrooms (TECs) and Electronic Classrooms (ECs), and Baseline refreshes for smart classrooms in Open Access Labs. Baseline/Maintenance group will perform maintenance of OALs, ECs, TECs and service areas.

Open Access Labs, Technology Enhanced Classrooms and Electronic Classrooms software updates and new software in OALs

The software updates include update to existing software for OALs, TECs and ECs. The updated
DSS image for OALs will include SolidWorks, Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) 2015 for Windows and Macs, and Office Mac 2016.

OAL Smart Classroom Baseline Refresh

  • Lenovo i5-3.2GHz, 8GB RAM, 500GB
  • iMac 21.5” 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD

Equipment Maintenance

Given that dirt and dust are the prime enemies of electronic equipment, all ECs, TECs, and service area computers, peripherals and other related equipment are cleaned and tested every quarter during quarter break.