Information Technology Systems

LaunchPad

LaunchPad (http://launchpad.dunwoody.edu) is your starting point to access all of Dunwoody systems. LaunchPad is accessible on and off campus. The icons displayed on your LaunchPad page are based on your constituency.  There is a mobile app, called Classlink, available in the app market.  

Canvas & My.Dunwoody

Dunwoody’s official learning management system (LMS) is Canvas, and you can access it at through LaunchPad. This is your primary classroom tool for your instructor to share content and documents.  

My.Dunwoody is an online portal of student information and resources. Available through LaunchPad, the portal provides links to check grades; schedule/registration, financial aid and account balance information, enrollment verifications, to a variety of resources, opportunities, and notifications.

Students use My.Dunwoody to register for classes, pay their bill, and view academic information such as grades, attendance, academic plans and unofficial transcripts. 

Office 365

Through our campus agreement with Microsoft, Dunwoody has provided access to Office 365 for all students and employees, available through LaunchPad. This automatically updatable, subscription-based software ensures students and employees always have the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more for as long as you are a student or employee and the program continues. At no additional cost, benefits of the software include but are not limited to:

  • Install on up to five compatible PCs and Macs, plus five tablets
  • 1TB of storage with OneDrive for automatic device syncing
  • Create, organize, and collaborate anytime, on your computer, tablet or phone
  • Enjoy access to the latest versions of Office applications, features and services
  • Use the same programs across all of your personal devices to ensure full file fidelity  

On-Campus Printing

Dunwoody provides a secure and convenient way to print called Dunwoody Pharos. The method of printing allows you to use your ID badge to authenticate to print devices and release jobs for printing. You will be able to print to any device that is available for general use, and at this time, there is no direct charge for printing.

IT is responsible for maintaining this system and monitors the printers for errors. Contact the IT Service Desk if you have problems retrieving print jobs. If a printer is malfunctioning, you should notify the IT Service Desk and use another printer on campus.

LaunchPad

LaunchPad (http://launchpad.dunwoody.edu) is the starting point to access all the Dunwoody College systems. The icons displayed on your LaunchPad page are based on your constituency.  LaunchPad is accessible on and off campus and from any device. 

For iPad or iPhone users, the app is available in the Apple App Store by searching ClassLink LaunchPad.

Android users can use the ClassLink LaunchPad App on the Google Play Store.   

IT Resources in LaunchPad

For information about technology resources at Dunwoody, including training and documentation, be sure to visit LaunchPad and click on the Staff or Faculty IT Resources link.  This link will walk you through common questions regarding technology access and protocols, such as, how to setup a Microsoft Team, setup email on your phone, print at Dunwoody, or VPN to access college systems. 

Microsoft 365

Through our campus agreement with Microsoft, Dunwoody has provided access to Office 365 for all students and employees, available through LaunchPad. This automatically updatable, subscription-based software ensures students and employees always have the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more for as long as you are a student or employee and the program continues. At no additional cost, benefits of the software include but are not limited to:

  • Install on up to five compatible PCs and Macs, plus five tablets
  • 1TB of storage with OneDrive for automatic device syncing
  • Create, organize, and collaborate anytime, on your computer, tablet or phone
  • Enjoy access to the latest versions of Office applications, features and services
  • Use the same programs across all of your personal devices to ensure full file fidelity  

On-Campus Printing

Dunwoody provides a secure and convenient way to print called Dunwoody Pharos. The method of printing allows you to use your Dunwoody ID card to authenticate to print devices and release jobs for printing. You will be able to print to any device that is available for general use, and at this time, there is no direct charge for printing.

IT is responsible for maintaining this system and monitors the printers for errors. Contact the IT Service Desk if you have problems retrieving print jobs. If a printer is malfunctioning, you should notify the IT Service Desk and use another printer on campus.

IIS (Integrated Information System) Reports

Dunwoody created IIS, available through LaunchPad, to extend the abilities of core IT systems and provide access to cross-system metrics and reports. Assistance for IIS is available at the IT Service Desk.

Staff.Dunwoody

Dunwoody’s Intranet site (A.K.A., Staff.dunwoody or SharePoint) is a good starting point for finding internal information about the College or to share documents.  You can access it through Launchpad or at https://staff.dunwoody.edu. Assistance for Staff.dunwoody is available at the IT Service Desk.