The College of Design IT department offers a broad range of technology consulting services for college faculty, staff, and students. The IT team consults and works with faculty on technology projects to promote research, teaching, and outreach. They also work with staff to develop and implement technology solutions to improve college business processes. Furthermore, the IT team assists faculty, staff, and students with software and hardware selection and advise on effective use of technology.
Examples of support under this service include:
- Developing and implementing a project to track student printing costs with the ultimate goals of reducing these costs and improving the diversity climate in the college.
- Providing consultation and support for the Wall of Design, a digital wall display in the Minneapolis Cultural District promoting the college's talent and programs as part of the Hennepin Theatre Trust's initiative to feature public art in underused public spaces.
- Designing and implementing class and departmental file storage solutions for both individual and collaborative use.
- Assisting with the implementation of Mockshop, a retail merchandising product for creating 3D mockups of retail stores.