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Information Technology Help Desk

Mon -Thu: 8:00am -9:00 pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm

(when classes are in session)

Exceptions for the year


Online tutorials provide a self-learning opportunity for faculty, staff and students who want to learn at their desktop or need a refresher on a software they already use. Additional information is available for students and faculty/staff.
  • Lynda
    Sign in to lynda.jmu.edu to access training on a variety of topics, including Microsoft office and Adobe products, as well as general topics like Foundations of Layout, or Effective Time Management.
  • Atomic Learning Tutorials

    Learn how to use computer software such as MS Windows and MS Office, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Mac OS, and much more through the Atomic Learning Tutorials.
  • Browser configuration

    Test the compatibility of your browser with JMU Applications with the browser configuration.
  • MyMadison

    View MyMadison tutorials for students, graduated students, instructors, and advisers.
  • Microsoft Office Training Pages

    Gain access to self-paced training courses for Office programs provided by Microsoft.




 Additional Information for Students or Faculty and Staff



  • Canvas

    View the student guides and tutorials to gain a better understanding about the features of Canvas.

 Faculty and Staff

  • Outlook 2010

    Gain access to self-paced training courses for Office programs provided by Microsoft.
  • Canvas

    Become familiar with Canvas through the many guides and tutorials available on the CIT Support Site.
  • MyMadison

    Learn more about MyMadison, the university's online source for pay and benefits information and employee self-service, through the FAQ's and PowerPoint tutorials. Topics include: How to view your payslip, leave, compensation, training summary, phone numbers, emergency contacts, home address, and more.
  • Manager Self-Service

    Become familiar with the support for JMU managers in their day-to-day personnel management through the FAQ's and tutorials about Manager Self-Service.