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Information Technology Services (ITS)

Tech Talk: Engaging Students with Technology

Friday, March 5, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Register Now

Join us for two mini-presentations on ways to use technology to engage students with technology. Tonya Brown, IT Analyst in ITS, shows the new breakout rooms feature of Microsoft Teams, including ways to pre-assign students to those rooms. Then, Dr. Kirk Hevener, Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, demonstrates the hot spots feature of Poll Everywhere that allows respondents to select a portion of an image in order to answer a question.


Information Technology Services (ITS) is responsible for providing modern and user-friendly technology services to the campus community and visitors through our eight divisions:

We strive to provide exceptional customer service as well as deliver information technology that enables the university to achieve excellence in patient care, education, research, and community service.

Safe and Secure Document Sharing

UTHSC ITS provides guidance and instructions on how to safely and securely store and share university data and documents. You are ultimately in control and assume the responsibility for how you store and share university data. We ask that you take this responsibility seriously and use due diligence every time you share, both internal and external of UTHSC. If you have any questions, please contact UTHSC's Cybersecurity team.

ITS News

  • macOS 11 (Big Sur) Coming Summer 2021!
  • Mandatory Zoom HIPAA Upgrade All UTHSC Users: Please follow these instructions to continue to use UTHSC Zoom.
  • Remote Windows Users Should Log in to the VPN every Friday! Those working remotely from a UTHSC Windows device should log into the VPN on Friday afternoon and stay connected to receive updates and security patches. Are you a remote Mac user? We can update your computer without a VPN connection.
  • Keep Your Zoom App Updated! You may get kicked out of virtual meetings if you don't keep your Zoom app up-to-date.
  • Don't Share Your NetID Password!  You are responsible and liable for all processes initiated with your NetID, so don't share it with anyone! Learn more by viewing our ITS InfoSec-AC-002-Authentication policy.
  • Dreaming of a Password that Never Expires? It's now possible! Under the Non-Expiring Password Policy, change your password to 12 or more characters and the password never expires!
  • Examplify 2.0.2 Software: If you are on a Mac OS version earlier than Catalina, you need to download Examplify 2.0.2.
  • Cybersecurity Updates: Afraid you've been hacked? Worried about phishing? Received a questionable email? Check out the latest updates on our Cybersecurity page.

Last Published: Mar 1, 2021