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General Workshops
 
Academic Computing Services offers a variety of technology workshops for students, staff, faculty and alumni as an excellent way to broaden your software knowledge horizons. Our workshops are held in the computer labs and they are ALL hands-on. They vary from single 2 hour sessions to multiple days of 2 hour each for a max total of 6 hours.
 
Schedule and Registration
 
Consult our workshop schedule. Please sign in using using your UNI and UNI password and register for the workshops as far in advance as possible. Classrooms have limited capacity, so be sure to sign up early to reserve your place. There is also a minimum of 4 necessary to hold a workshop. We only accept cash or checks.

Customized Workshops
 
To further support TC students, staff,  faculty, Academic Computing Services offers workshops tailored to the needs of faculty course curriculum, student organizations, and other groups. There is no better way to approach a project than to have ACS customize a workshop that teaches you how to efficiently and effectively use the required software.

Workshops by appointment
 
To accommodate your busy schedule, Academic Computing Services offers the workshops “by appointment.” You just need to find at least 4 people who are interested in the same workshop and we will be happy to make an appointment for you.

Learning at your own pace
 
Academic Computing has selected websites offering hands on tutorials for some of the applications listed in the schedule. If you wish to work at your own pace, feel free to consult our list of online tutorials.

We highly recommend the Lynda.com videos available for free to TC current students faculty and staff. (You just need to log in with your UNI and password and enjoy a wide variety of training videos: Acrobat, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Cold Fusion, SQL, PHP, Google Apps, Twitter, etc.)

Rules & Recommendations
To be eligible, you need to have activated your UNI.  All Teachers College students, faculty and staff have a UNI assigned to them by the College. You will need to set a password to activate your account at http://uni.columbia.edu. If you are a non-TC student, staff or faculty you will need to register in Room 234 Horace Mann, Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:30pm
If you have registered for a workshop, but cannot attend, please inform Academic Computing, acs@tc.edu (212-678-3302) and let us know.  Someone else may be waiting for a cancellation.  Your money will be refunded or credit given toward another workshop.


Students can take 2-6 hour classes on a wide variety applications. The workshops are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Some are free, some are offered for a small fee.

Faculty can attend our workshops free of charge or request special custom workshops upon appointment.

Staff can attend our workshops for free or request special workshops that suit their professional needs. Banner workshops are offered for staff members with an active Banner account.

TC Alumni are eligible to attend our regular workshops.