Recommended Laptops and Technology Purchases

    HSC laptop computing standards Windows Computers Microsoft Windows 10 Microsoft Office (2013 or higher) 8GB RAM (Memory) 256GB Hard Drive USB/USB-C Ethernet Adapter (if your laptop does not have one built in)*** An OIT approved Anti-Virus software package** 3-year warranty with accidental protection such as Dell CompleteCare or a similar warranty TPM (Trusted Platform Module) […]

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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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    Connecting at TAMHSC

    Login Accounts Self-service password reset Password requirements and tutorials Guest accounts Email Setting up Outlook webmail.tamhsc.edu – email access anywhere Configure other email clients Directory searches – search for contact information, including emails, for any HSC faculty or staff member; HSC personnel can update their contact information online Internet/Wireless Wireless connectivity Virtual Private Network (VPN) […]

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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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    Anticipated Response Times (SLA)

    Response times are based on the existing OIT service model and objectives and may vary based on the complexity of the issue. *Response Time is the estimated maximum time frame in which OIT personnel try to respond to your request, not necessarily the time frame in which the problem will be fully resolved. **Resolution Goal […]

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    OIT: Fully Supported Items

    Most of the colleges at the HSC recommend student laptop purchases from Dell or Apple, and both are fully supported by OIT. Limited support is offered for other brands as long as they have not reached their End of Life.  Please contact your local IT Support Services technician if you have questions. If considering a […]

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    TAMHSC Wireless Locations

    Wireless is available at all TAMHSC locations. It is not available in some shared buildings at the request of building owner(s). Austin TAMU System Building – Hirshfeld-Moore House Provided by TAMU Wireless TAMULink Bryan Bryan Campus – Clinic Building One Full Coverage provided by Wireless Bryan Campus – HPEB Full Coverage provided by Wireless Bryan […]

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    Google Apps

    Google Apps provides HSC faculty, staff and students access to Google’s online services, allowing users to take advantage of Google’s productivity and collaboration tools. Google Apps supported at the HSC To get started, visit the TAMHSC Google entry portal and sign in to Texas A&M Health Science Center using your  username and password. You will […]

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