VMware Horizon Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

    Note: This virtual environment pool is specifically created for a subset of students who will be using SPSS software during remote class sessions. This pool is not for general use, and it does not contain other clinical software typically used on Virtual Machines (i.e., axiUm, MiPacs, etc.). Connecting through the Horizon Virtual Environment (VDI) 1. […]

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    Work from Home Resources

    In case of an emergency, the ability to interact with employees and students in dispersed locations may become increasingly important. The Division of Information Technology provides tools to continue communications and maintain productivity. Most of these resources require advance preparation, and we encourage you to learn how to use these resources before a situation requires […]

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    Loaner Laptop Update Process

    All loaner laptops will need to be updated prior to distribution. Completing this process ahead of time will reduce frustration among faculty and staff receiving the laptops and will ensure that the devices remain compliant with the 30 day critical security patch control per the Division of IT’s Configuration Management Policy and Procedures (CM-1). Steps […]

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    HSC Emergency Alert FAQ

    Q: What is the purpose of the emergency alert system at the Texas A&M Health Science Center? A: As mandated by Texas House Bill 2758, for the safety of faculty, staff and students, in the event of a campus emergency, a notification must be sent by using email or telephone notification and any other means the […]

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    Comparison of Google Docs and TAMHSC Cloud

    Basic Features Google Docs (GD) TAMHSC Cloud (TC) Explanation Share files with external users yes yes Both allow sharing with links Store files locally yes yes GD allows local file storage in Google Drive Selectively sync files/folders no yes With TC, right-click for syncing options Sync folders from desktop/laptop yes yes Both share through links […]

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    HSC Approved Cloud Services

    The only fully supported and approved cloud storage solution is TAMHSC Cloud. Click on each category to see information about HSC cloud services and data security.  For more information, please contact the OIT security team at 979-436-0487. Data Classification types are listed in Policy 29.01.03.Z1.05 HIPAA = Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act FERPA = […]

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    HSC ID: New Student Account Creation

    As a new student, you can activate your Health Science Center (TAMHSC) account 24 hours after you receive your UIN letter from Texas A&M University (TAMU). How to activate your TAMHSC account The Registrar’s Office records the fact that a student has accepted an offer of admission. The student is then assigned a universal identification […]

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    Google Apps Supported at TAMHSC

    Google Apps can be accessed with your HSC username and password. These tools can prove invaluable to your teaching, learning and/or research at our institution. Google Docs – Documents Made for Collaboration Easily create documents, spreadsheets or presentations and export them to desktop programs. Share them with your group and make changes together in real […]

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