Email #6: Information Technology

Email #6: Information Technology

Dear New Student,

This is the sixth in a series of emails being sent to you from the Office of Student Affairs at Penn State Altoona.

This particular email contains information regarding the Office of Information Technology (OIT). Please note that as part of the International New Student Orientation process, OIT will offer drop in hours to help new students set up their computers. Additional information will be provided at INSO. Overviews and trainings of Penn State systems such as LionPATH, Canvas, Starfish, etc. will also be offered.

Information on technology services to the campus community including computing support for students:

For additional information regarding printing, tutorials, ResTECH (technology within the residence halls (i.e. on-campus housing) and more, please access the department website listed above and browse through all areas.

The HELP DESK phone contact number for the Office of Information Technology is 814- 949-5356 (option 1).

Please continue to check your email on a regular basis for information. This is critical as email is our main communication mode.

Our next email communication will be about health and wellness services, immunization information and student health insurance (MANDATORY) information. It is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT that you comply with all guidelines regarding these areas.

We look forward to working with you as you transition to Penn State Altoona.


Sean Kelly
Senior Director; Student Affairs