Info Tech Help Desk

The Help Desk is here to assist the faculty, staff and students at Southeastern Community College with a single point of contact for all technical problems and requests concerning college computers, email accounts, network resources and information systems (Datatel).

Before calling the Help Desk, please try this:

  • Reboot your machine and try again.
  • After rebooting, see if you can replicate the problem.
  • Even computers can get confused at times.
  • Write down the exact wording of any error messages.
  • Have information regarding your computer and software handy.
  • For non-technical issues, please contact the college operator at (319) 752-2731.

When to contact the Help Desk:

  • Software doesn't work now but it did
  • Can't access your email? try this
  • Computer won't turn on
  • Need to add a new software program
  • Can't get connected to the network
Contact Information
(319) 208-5087
helpdesk@scciowa.edu
Help Desk Hours
Monday - Friday
7 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Leave the following information when calling the Help Desk:

  • Your first and last name.
  • The location of the problem.
  • Your phone number or alternate means of contact.
  • The type of equipment with the problem (printer, scanner, monitor, etc…) and its model.
  • A clear and specific description of the problem or request. Include the exact wording of any error messages.
  • The version, if any, of the software program in which you are experiencing difficulty with.
  • Let us know if anything on your computer has changed.
  • Has any new software/hardware been installed/removed?
  • Has the computer been out for repair? Has anyone been over to fix any other computer related problem?

How does the Help Desk work?

  • You place a call/email to the Help Desk explaining the problem or request relating to any college computer, email account, network resource or information system (Legacy, Datatel).
  • The Help Desk will enter the information into the database to create a "Ticket". You, the client, will receive an email at this time confirming the Ticket information.
  • Your request(s) will now be readily accessible by all SCC IT/MM Team members and processed accordingly.

Depending on the nature of the problem, you may be asked a series of additional questions.
Detailed information provided by the user will expedite the problem resolution process. After your call is logged, you will receive an email confirmation with a partial description of the problem.  We are only able to support College owned equipment that is located in a SCC facility.

Helpful Links
 
Microsoft
Microsoft's website
Symantec Antivirus
Formerly Norton Anti-Virus
McAfee Antivirus
McAfee Antiv-Virus website
Email Spoofs
Email Spoofs
Mozilla
Home of Mozilla Firefox