Laptops will be upgraded at the ESC on May 4th and 5th, and May 11th and 12th. We know that a mid-year upgrade presents challenges with regards to the busy schedules that all of you maintain, and as such, we’re working to make this process as accessible as possible.
Upgrade Hours: Our upgrade hours will be 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM on each of the listed days (listed at the bottom of this post).
What to Bring: You should bring your laptop and your laptop power adapter; old power adapters will not work with the new laptops, so it’s important that we receive all old adapters back. Continue reading Laptop Distribution Dates and Details
We in the technology & innovation department are tremendously excited about the staff-assigned laptop upgrades that are taking place in early to mid-May. Such a large undertaking, however, also creates potential pitfalls that we’ve been working hard to avoid.
One of the steps that staff members can take to ensure that the upgrade process goes quickly and smoothly is to back up your files prior to the laptop upgrade date. Since our Google Drive accounts offer unlimited storage, we’re strongly recommending the use of the Google Drive application to back up any and all files that you want to keep to your Google Drive account, and then after the upgrade the Google Drive application can be used to download those files to your new computer. Continue reading Backing Up Your Files With Google Drive