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Information Technology & Services (ITS)

Information Technology and Services (ITS) is responsible for all computer-related technology resources at ATSU and provides students, faculty, and staff a broad range of both electronic and individual services.

ATSU Student Account

Approximately on January 15 or ten days after you paid your acceptance fee (whichever is later), you should have received an email from the ITS Help Desk with your personal login information to the ATSU portal, which is the access point to ATSU’s electronic resources. If you have not received this information, please contact the ATSU Help Desk by calling 866.626.2878, ext. 2200, or sending an email.

Required residential student laptop computers

ATSU requires residential students to own laptop computers for use in their coursework.

Although we don’t have specific requirements as to model and brand, ATSU is authorized to repair Lenovo laptops and MacBooks. Below are the minimum specifications for computers that will connect to the ATSU network. Please disable any Peer - Peer applications on your computer.

Note on minimum specs

Although the specifications outlined are allowed specs, remember they are the minimum. A computer for professional study is not a good place to economize. Technology advances quickly and ATSU stays up-to-date with those advances. Thus, if you matriculate with a computer that is several years old, you could start having issues particularly with network connectivity before you graduate.

Academic Year 2014 Minimum computer requirements

Residential Students

Windows OS laptop computer
2.0GHz Dual core or better
4GB RAM - minimum - 8 preferred
802 .11 b/g, or n preferred
Windows 7 or newer
MS Office 2007 or 2010

Mac OS notebook computer
2.0GHz Dual core or better (Intel-based Processor)
4GB of RAM - minimum - 8 preferred
802 .11 b/g or n preferred
Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.x) or newer
MS Office 2008 or 2011

Please note that virus protection software is required on any computer connecting to the ATSU network. ITS can provide you with discounted virus protection software once you are on campus.

Help Desk

Should you have any questions about your student account information or if you need assistance utilizing ATSU’s electronic resources, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 660.626.2200 or