Services / Desktop Support

Desktop Support


Type of Service Description of Service
Selecting a new computer If you need technical assistance selecting a new computer, send email to

For assistance regarding how to make the subsequent purchase, go to Purchasing/Ordering a New Computer.

Setting up a new computer ITECS sets up new computers for all faculty and staff within the Engineering college.  The network of printers and other University resources are set up to interact with every desktop and laptop computer, each of which requires compatible configuration, default applications, and more.

Therefore, when you receive a new computer, send email to requesting setup.  We will work with you to determine exactly how to set up your computer for optimal integration and performance.

Troubleshooting and resolving computer problems Everyone encounters computer problems at one time or another.  If your computer appears to have problems ranging from failed print jobs to slow computer response time, please send email to
Lost passwords Lost Password
Administrative Computer Access Administrative Computer Access
Other devices ITECS supports University requirements for each faculty and staff member to secure up to two personal devices for use with work-related applications and data.  For any personal device you decide to use for accessing University applications or data, send email to requesting secure setup.


Type of Service Description of Service
Selecting a new printer As with selecting new computers, faculty and staff are encouraged to consult ITECS for guidance in selecting a new printer.  For assistance selecting a new printer, send email to
Setting up a new printer Printer setup sometimes involves compliance with network requirements and other environment settings.  Please send email to requesting setup for a new printer.
Troubleshooting and resolving printer problems Should you encounter issues with printing you cannot resolve, please send email to


Type of Service Description of Service
Setting up a network Networking at NC State is vastly different from other networking environments.  Before planning or setting up a new network within the Engineering college, please send email to
Troubleshooting and resolving network issues If you find you are unable to connect with a University network (or networked resource), send email to
Network management Whether requiring an immediate resolution to a singular network problem or requesting a major change in network setup, send email to

Software Management

Type of Service Description of Service
Buying software
(Licensing and Legal Issues)
It can be complicated.  Should you require software not yet available, please do not attempt to buy it directly. You could stir up a hornet’s nest of legal entanglements.

To request software, send email to

Installations ITECS uses specific software-installation methods to comply with several University requirements.

To install software, send an email request to

Troubleshooting and resolving issues If you encounter software issues, send email to