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SITS will be closed until classes start back up on August 25th. 

There is always a possibility that something can go wrong with personal computers. However, most users may not have the time or knowledge to assess and correct these problems. Here is where Student Information Technology Services (SITS) comes into the picture: to serve the University of West Georgia (UWG) students' computer needs.

SITS will provide a free service to UWG students to help in finding solutions to their software and/or hardware problems with their personal computers.

Newnan SITS

Students in Newnan have access to the same services as students on the Main Campus.  You can find more information about Newnan SITS here.

Office 365 Pro Plus is here!

The University of West Georgia, in coordination with Microsoft, is now offering Office 365 Pro Plus to all currently enrolled, active students for free. This includes the latest version of the Microsoft Office Suite for up to 5 Windows or Mac computers as well as the Microsoft Office Mobile Suite for up to 5 mobile devices on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. In addition to Microsoft Office, students also have access to 1 TB (1024 GB) of online storage via Microsoft's OneDrive.

To learn more, go to this link.

(Attention: when downloading for a Windows PC, you may need to change the download from 32-bit to 64-bit Office, depending on your version of Windows. You can find out which version of Windows you have by pressing the windows key and the pause button on your keyboard simultaneously and then reading across the line that says "System Type". )

For any issues regarding activating Office 365 after installation, please check our FAQ page linked on the left.
For any issues regarding the Office 365 portal page or downloads, please contact our Office 365 support team at uwgoffice365@westga.edu.

Other Software Availability

In coordination with SRS, we offer Symantec Antivirus for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows machines. 

Still Using Windows XP?

As of April 8, 2014, Microsoft has officially ended their support for Windows XP. This means that there will be no more security updates for computers running Windows XP, thus putting you at a greater risk of getting viruses and other types of malware. For more information and assistance on upgrading to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 (Which we provide to students), please see this PDF or feel free to come in and talk to a SITS employee.