Microsoft has released new operating system – Windows 10 on July 29, 2015 as a free upgrade to qualified users. Windows 10 will not be supported at Sheridan for the start of the 2015 Fall term. The Sheridan community is advised that Windows 7 continues to be the supported platform in all teaching and learning spaces as well as on all employees’ technological platforms.
VGA Connections To The Classroom Projectors From a Laptop Will No Longer Be Available At HMC Podiums
As of Sept 1st, 2015 VGA connections for laptops used to connect to the Classroom Projectors from a laptop will no longer be available on HMC podiums.HDMI will be the only connection provided to connect to the Classroom Projectors due to changes in the technology in the Classrooms.
All Mobile Computing students are strongly encouraged to attend one of the Laptop Readiness Sessions that will be held in August and September. These are short, but important sessions where you will log into Sheridan's network with your laptop and install software required for your courses. Everyone who registers and attends a Laptop Readiness Session will be entered in a draw to win an iPad Mini.
The Laptop Pre-Check Utility for students starting a Mobile Computing program in September is now available. Pre-Check is a software utility that will determine if your hardware and operating system are acceptable for your Mobile Computing program and will confirm if you are able to download the software required for your program. Laptop Requirements for the 2015-16 academic year have also been posted.