The AUR network is based on Gigabit technology and connects to the internet over a 100Mbps fibre optic line. There are approximately 180 workstations on campus (PCs and Macs) that service academic and administrative departments. In addition, AUR has over 20 Access Points (indoor and outdoor) to provide 100% Wi-Fi coverage on campus.
There are four computer labs on campus:
- Building A computer lab. Walk in access, no booking required.
- Evan’s Hall Library computer lab. Walk in access, no booking required
- The Multimedia Battista lab. Available to FDM and COM students.
- The Science and Computer Classroom. Requires booking.
The use of instructional technology is an integral part of teaching techniques at The American University of Rome. All classrooms are equipped with an array of instructional technology including networked PCs with dedicated LAN internet access. High-definition and non HD ceiling mounted digital projectors, DVD/Blu Ray players and digital sound systems. All classrooms at AUR have Wi-Fi access.
The Auriana Auditorium
AUR’s auditorium has a seating capacity of 99, the room is equipped with an assortment of multimedia equipment including a complete public address system with wireless microphones, a Dolby surround sound system, state of the art video conferencing facilities and a High Definition ceiling mounted video projector.
The Office of Computer Services provides quality IT services to support the educational programs at AUR. For information about any of our services, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Email and network accounts
Students are assigned a network/AUR email account when they begin their studies at AUR. AUR’s email system is hosted with O365. For further information about the system, consult the Help Desk tab on MyAUR (requires login)
As part of AUR’s institutional O365 subscription, students have access to One Drive for their cloud storage, which provides 1TB of storage space.
Learning Management System
The LMS is AUR’s online course management system. Every course offered at AUR interacts with an online environment giving students an enhanced learning experience. Through the LMS students have access to course communication tools, discussion forums, course announcements, online tests, handouts and an electronic gradebook allowing students to monitor their course progress. An overview of the LMS is given to degree seeking students and to new faculty during their IT orientation. Additional training is available by request. The LMS is accessible through MyAUR. Course homepages will appear under the link “my courses” before the start of classes. LMS resources and video tutorials for students and faculty are available from the Helpdesk tab in MyAUR. (Requires login).
MyAUR is the AUR community portal.
- Students have access to their academic information including course registrations, degree program information, online advising capabilities, unofficial transcripts, online registration and online add and drop.
- Faculty have access to their course teaching schedule, classroom assignments and downloadable academic forms & policies.
- Alumni have access to their unofficial transcript and extra alumni features.
In addition, MyAUR provides users with up-to-date announcements, campus events information, academic calendars and an online course/syllabus search engine.
Academic printing and copying is available from different locations on campus. Copiers/printers are available for faculty and students to use in the Building A computer lab, the Evan’s hall library, the faculty lounge and the Carini building. All copiers/printers are connected to a print management system and can be accessed by swiping your AUR security badge. Further information can be found on the boards above each copier/printer or on the Helpdesk tab of MyAUR (requires login).
The OCS works closely with the Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) to offer faculty and students workshops and training on the various information and technology services offered. Most faculty training is conducted through the Faculty development program offered regularly throughout the semester. Department training is also available and coordinated with the Program Director.
Wi-Fi is available from any location on campus including classrooms, the Evan’s Hall library, the main office building, Auriana Auditorium, the Carini building and outdoor locations such as garden and terraces. A single SSID gives users seamless access to Wi-Fi @ AUR.
AURCAMPUS (student use) requires password
AUR (faculty use) requires login
AURGUEST (guest use) requires login. (Guest access can be requested at the AUR reception).