Resources for faculty

The Advanced Technology staff provides the following resources for the faculty:

A school provided workstation in each faculty office

Each faculty office contains a school owned high end workstation. These workstations are updated on a continual basis along with the rest of the school’s workstations. These machines receive complete technical support from the Advanced Technology staff.

Access to a laser printer either on the floor or in the faculty office

Supplies for these printers are handled through the business managers office on the 3rd floor. Technical support for these printers are handled by the Advanced Technology staff. If you would like to use this printer, and need assistance, please contact an Advanced Technology staff member for assistance.

The printers for each faculty machine should already be mapped to the computer. If you do not see the printer, then please contact an Advanced Technology staff member. They will map the printer to you machine.

Faculty cannot print to any of the printers and plotters for professional use. You will need to get written permission from the Dean of the School before access will be granted.

Access to plotters and color photocopiers on the 4th - 7th floors

Faculty can use the school’s plotters and photocopiers located on the 4th through 7th floors. However, there is a charge for this equipment. Charges will be billed to the faculty’s course or research budget.

Box @ Yale cloud Storage

Faculty get 50GB of cloud based storage through Yale. An Advanced Technology staff member can assist you with how to use Box @ Yale. Link to Box @ Yale

Flatbed scanner and wide format scanners

Faculty are welcome to use the flatbed scanners and wide format scanners at the school. Please see an Advanced Technology staff member for assistance with this equipment.

Access to the school’s Advanced Technology Equipment for academic work

Faculty have full access to the school’s digital media equipment for academic use. If you need to use the School’s fabrication equipment, 3D printers, or laser cutters, you will need to get written permission from the Dean of the School before access will be granted.

(This equipment cannot not be used for professional work)


Personal Equipment for Faculty & Staff

AT Staff provides support for faculty and staff personal equipment for the following:


Configuration of personal equipment for connecting to the School of Architecture’s computer network.

  • The Advanced Technology Staff will configure a faculty or staff member’s personal machine so that they can connect to the school of Architecture’s computer network.

  • Installing VPN (Virtual Private Network) connection software.

  • Installing printer drivers for office laser printers.


Support in connecting faculty personal computers to presentation equipment in the School of Architecture

The AT Staff will assist Faculty and Staff members in configuring their equipment so that it works on the presentation equipment in the school. This includes configuring the equipment displays and updating system drivers.

Please Note: Computers are located in each classroom, in a worse case scenario, we will copy the presentation files off of your personal computer and load them onto the presentation machine.


Faculty support in printing or plotting documents

The AT Staff staff will assist faculty members in printing to the school’s printing equipment.

Please Note: Printing and Plotting of Professional work is not allowed.


Note

The AT Staff DOES NOT provide support for the following things

The AT Staff staff cannot provide technical support for any personal computer, operating system, or 3rd party software or hardware. Furthermore, the AT Staff cannot service a faculty or staff owned machine. This includes installing hardware components or repairing hardware or software components on personal computers.

HOWEVER, All faculty can take personal equipment to the Yale Student Technology Collaborative (STC). The STC will diagnose and repair personal equipment, including laptops, tablets and smart phone free of charge.

Visit the Yale Student Technology Collaborative for more resources.