New Faculty and Staff

Logging In and Resetting Password

All FSU accounts (except Banner) have a shared username and password. This username and password will be shared with you at the beginning of your employment. To set up, change or if you forgot your password, log into https://password.framingham.edu.

Technology Equipment

Each full-time faculty member is assigned a laptop computer with pre-loaded software. Each full –time staff member is assigned a Windows desktop computer with pre-loaded software. Computers provisioned by Framingham State are for use by faculty and staff in delivering academic programs, rendering student services, undertaking scholarly research, and performing administrative functions in support of the institution’s mission.

There are several technology related vendors who offer discounts to our employees. Faculty and staff may take advantage of our institutional discounts for personal purchases.

Software Purchasing and Downloads

As part of our Microsoft Campus Agreement, the University is able to offer software to our employees for personal use at a deeply discounted price. This software is provided to our students, faculty and staff at an exceptional price due to our negotiated campus Agreements. Students, faculty and staff are required to provide proof of affiliation with the University at the time of purchase. This software is for your personal use and is licensed as such through our agreements and should be removed or uninstalled if an employee separates from the University. None of this software should not be installed on any University-owned machines. Browse software offers here.

FSU Alert

FSU will use this alert system to notify faculty, staff and students about school closings, inclement weather and public safety or community warnings. FSU Alert is setup to send notifications to your Framingham State University email by default. Mobile phones, land lines, and additional email addresses must be entered by the user. Log in through myframingham to configure your profile or log in directly at www.fsualert.com. Log in using your username and password for your University accounts.

Email

All faculty and staff are assigned a Framingham State email address. Faculty and staff can access their email account using Microsoft Outlook (on a Mac or a PC) or through a web browser at mail.framingham.edu.

Blackboard

Blackboard is used at Framingham State University to enhance student learning. Faculty and students connect in online and web-enhanced classes anytime, anywhere there is an internet connection. Blackboard Learn and BBGrader are also accessible from a mobile device by downloading the mobile apps from the Apple or Google Play app stores.

Access myIT.framingham.edu to review self-service support documents or to submit a request for assistance or report a problem. During regular business hours visit the Education Technology Office in Hemenway Hall 105 or 109 or call 508-626-4927.

Teaching with Technology

Many classrooms and meeting spaces across campus have been equipped with audio/visual projection systems. All classrooms have a VGA and most classrooms an HDMI connection to connect your laptop to the projector. If you have a guest speaker coming in and requires a laptop loan, please contact the TRC for loan support (24 hour advanced notice is requested).

Classroom Equipment Training

Want to learn how to hook your laptop up to the projection system or use the equipment in the media classrooms? Contact the TRC or call 508-215-5906 to set up a training appointment.

Printing and Copying Services

Most departments have their own printers or share with other departments on their floor. Every employee should have access to a black and white printer, a color printer and a copy machine located near their office.

Each building on campus has a copier for faculty and staff to use in a centrally located area. All copy machines are networked so faculty and staff can print to them and many have a fax card built into them to send or receive faxes. For larger print jobs, The Copy Center is available for faculty and staff only.

FSUgo

Download FSUgo, a free app for Apple and Android devices, or access the app features at m.framingham.edu. FSUgo features: a campus directory, event and calendar listings, news, athletic game schedules, library services, the campus map, social media, dining options and other useful information for students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors.

Banner

Banner is a fully integrated software solution developed by Ellucian (formerly SunGard SCT), and is used by the University to manage its business operations. The Banner system is organized in different modules that manage student services, finance and human resources.