TECHNOLOGY

Learning Technology and Laptop Fees

The Learning Technology and Laptop fees ensure that all Dunwoody students have modern laptops, pre-loaded with the latest versions of software for their program. It also covers:

  • Internet access.
  • E-mail – the official form of communication at Dunwoody.
  • Office 365
  • Wireless access.
  • Helpdesk support available by email, phone and on a no-appointment, walk-in basis.
  • Computer training. Instruction for the software you use in your program, and general training for your laptop.
  • Computer Labs in addition to laptops.
  • Space for a school website.
  • Print Services – not just plain printing and blueprints, but a Graphics department which can do custom posters, business cards, and postcards.
  • Special interest databases like EBSCO and AllData.

Dunwoody also provides industry-leading systems for our programs like Johnson Controls Metasys, Reynolds and Reynolds and Multisim.

Dunwoody’s goal in providing these services to our students is to promote educational excellence by facilitating resource sharing, innovation, and communication.

IT Support

Support for Dunwoody-issued laptops is provided by the Information Technologies Help Desk located in Green 70 or by e-mailing support@dunwoody.edu.

Set up Office apps on your mobile device:

To set up office apps and your Dunwoody email on your mobile device, click here. The URL will take you to a Microsoft support website with step-by-step installation instructions for both Android, iOS, and Windows phones and tablets.

For additional help or questions, contact the IT Help Desk.

Copyright Infringement/Peer to Peer File Transfer

Copyright infringement is the act of exercising, without permission or legal authority, one or more of the exclusive rights granted to the copyright owner under section 106 of the Copyright Act (Title 17 of the United States Code). These rights include the right to reproduce or distribute a copyrighted work. In the file-sharing context, downloading or uploading substantial parts of a copyrighted work without authority constitutes an infringement.

As a student of Dunwoody College of Technology, you need to be aware that unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, including peer-to-peer file sharing, may subject a student to civil and criminal liability. Generally, anyone found liable for civil copyright infringement may pay actual or statutory damages of not less than $750 and not more than $30,000 per work infringed. For “willful” infringement, a court may aware up to $150,000 per work infringed. A court can, in its discretion, also assess costs and attorneys’ fees. Willful copyright infringement can also result in criminal penalties, including imprisonment of up to five years and fines of up to $250,000 per offense. Reference: Title 17, United States Code, Sections 504, 505.

Dunwoody has the technological infrastructure to block peer-to-peer file transfer. Policies and penalties are in place addressing peer-to-peer file transfer. Students can read these policies and penalties in the Student Handbook.

You can direct questions on peer-to-peer file transfer to the Manager of IT or the Provost’s Office. For more information on copyrights, please see the Web site of the U.S. Copyright Office at www.copyright.gov, especially their FAQ’s at www.copyright.gov/help/faq.