Banner is the Administrative System Suite, used to conduct the business of the University. Banner has a self-service module called Self Service Banner (SSB) and a full-functionality administrative interface called Internet Native Banner (INB).
ITS provides Local Area Network (LAN) connectivity primarily within the University work areas as well as the various University residence halls, ITS labs, and libraries. The present standard transmission speed for most university connections is 100 Mbit/sec.
Classroom Technology provides Classroom AV (design, installation, maintenance, and support of AV in classrooms and conference rooms) and Classroom Computers (Mac and Windows computers installed in classroom lecterns).
Display of multimedia content on electronically controlled screens installed in public places. Content and messages can be changed dynamically, without modification to the physical sign, typically with the goal of delivering targeted messages to specific locations at specific times.
Network-accessible database that provides information about people, departments and workgroups. Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is a form of directory service supporting application authentication.
Create audio/video recordings of classroom lectures or presentation, including any material that gets projected onto the classroom's screen. Twenty-two USF classrooms are currently equipped to automatically record lectures.
myUSF is the internal facing public website for current staff, faculty, and students. The myUSF Dashboard serves as a jumping off point to allow convenient access to announcements, events, and other applications.
Remote Access allows faculty and staff members to securely access internal USF private network resources such as Administrative Systems, File Servers, or Network Printing. Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology encrypts and secures data transmissions between your computer and the University network.
Reporting duties are shared among ITS programming staff and reporting experts in functional areas, including Enrollment Management, Advancement, Business and Finance, and Institutional Research. ITS provides technical support and system administration for the WebFOCUS business intelligence platform and the ePrint reports repository.
For centralized Identity and Access Management (IAM), USF uses Sailpoint's IdentityNow platform to facilitate the log-in process, application access, password management, 2 factor authentication, and more.
ITS purchases and provides support for a standard suite of software that meets the needs of most community members. Other applications are supported by ITS, but licenses and upgrades must be paid for by the department, school or college.
Recordings can be posted online, to our on-site streaming video server, to YouTube, or elsewhere. Video streaming securely to Canvas is available to interested faculty and staff as well as student organizations.
The Center for Instruction and Technology training program is the starting point for USF faculty and staff interested in improving their skills and effectiveness using computers and instructional technology. Training available through small classroom instruction, individual, and online (Lynda.com).
University of San Francisco’s (USF) mobile application system allows users to quickly and easily access key features of the university’s applications and information that they need while they are on the go.
USF has one telepresence (video conferencing) facility on the San Francisco campus: Malloy Hall 106, which contains cameras for the presenter and multiple conference participants, quality audio and more. Teleconference downlinks are also possible. Zoom is a cloud-based conferencing solution that provides both video conferencing and screen share capabilities. USF faculty, staff, and students have access to Zoom’s great video conferencing features.