NOBTS values godly character and excellence, therefore has established policies for proper usage the seminaries technology resources. The seminary prohibits usage for illegal activity, excessive leisurely activity, and activities that would be contrary to wholesome Christian character. For the complete policy, so the Appropriate Use policy is in the student handbook.
The Computer Labs are located in Suite 290 of the Hardin Student Center. NOBTS has computer consoles in the Cafeteria, Price Building, and Café New Orleans.
During the Fall and Spring Semester, The Computer Labs are opened from 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. Monday through Thursday and Friday 7 A.M. to 7 P.M. During summer, spring, and fall breaks, the Labs are open Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. The Computer Labs are closed on holidays recognized by the Seminary. See the Campus Calendar for school closings
The Computer Labs have Windows-based PC’s available for use. Some computers have scanners attached. The Computers have numerous software packages installed: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), WordPerfect, and SPS for statistics. The labs provide printing services at 5 cents ($0.05) per page.
The NOBTS Computer Labs are not public labs, and use is restricted to the students, faculty, staff and their respective families of NOBTS.
NOBTS offers a public wireless network service. To find out more about our WiFi, go to www.nobts.edu/wifi.
For instruction on how to connect to the network, go to www.nobts.edu/wifi or visit the ITC. NOBTS is not responsible to troubleshoot personal devices' ability to connect.
NOBTS installs only professional grade equipment for the wireless network, but NOBTS does not warrant the reliability of the network, guarantee uptime, or guarantee any quality of services for this network. As connecting to any public network, there are risks involved. Make sure you have current firewall software and virus protection before you connect to the NOBTS or any wireless network. Although NOBTS attempts to help protect computers connected to the network, NOBTS is not responsible for any damages that might occur while connected to the network. All content viewed on our public WiFi is filtered for malicious content or inappropriate sites.
After 3 attempts to logon, the system will automatically lock users out to prevent anymore logon attempts. If you are accidentally locked out, please wait 30 minutes and try again or contact ITC (504-816-8180) to have your account unlocked. To change your password, check the Admin Polices for instructions.
NOBTS Staff and Faculty can request ITC services on seminary owned and operated equipment. To submit a request, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 504-816-8180 to submit a request. Please include the NOBTS Barcode, the location of the device, your name, email address, and the nature of the request.
For assistance with your NOBTS email account (faculty and staff) call 504-816-8180. If you are able to send email, you can request assistance at email@example.com.
NOBTS does not provide students with email.
Faculty and staff should consult with division chairs, department directors, or program directors to purchase equipment or software. Request should be made through Dr. Laurie Watts at 504-816-8180.
NOBTS does not resell or install software for students. Some retailers offer student discounts on software. Check with your retailer before purchasing software.