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SOJC IT Services


The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) Technology Services Department works with SOJC-affiliated students, faculty, and staff to support computer, classroom AV, videoconferencing and equipment checkout needs. 

SOJC Tech Desk – 319 Allen Hall
8:00am - 7:00pm, Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 6:00pm, Friday
Closed Saturday
1:00pm - 5:00pm, Sunday

Summer Term Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

Audio & Video Equipment Cage – 113 Allen Hall

Fall/Winter/Spring Term Hours

9:00am - 1:00pm, 2:00pm - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Summer Term Hours

10:00am - 2:00 pm Monday - Friday

Please visit us in person or call (541) 346-3715. You may also submit a support ticket through the UO Service Portal.

Tech Desk Information

Services We Offer

  • Desktop Computer Support
  • Software Support
  • Digital Asset Management
  • Data Backup
  • Digital Commons Support
  • Allen Hall Classroom Technology Support

Limitations to Our Support

  • While we will always do our best to help you find a solution, we are not able to provide extensive support for personal laptops or software.
  • Our staff and student employees are happy to troubleshoot problems with a program, but we cannot accommodate tutorial requests. 
  • We can diagnose and potentially fix problems with external hard drives not reading correctly; however, SOJC IT is not equipped to perform data recovery for damaged or failing hard drives.

Equipment Checkout Information

We offer a variety of digital tools for short term checkout to all SOJC students, staff and faculty for use in producing their journalism projects. This collection of professional equipment is not only in high demand (averaging over 2000 transactions each term) but also vital to the SOJC and student success.

Below are the general types of equipment we make available:

Audio and Video Equipment (Room 113)

  • Audio Recorders
  • Microphones
  • Digital Cameras (point & shoots, DSLRs, and video cameras)
  • DSLR lenses
  • Video and Photo Lighting kits
  • Tripods and Monopods

Computer Equipment (Room 319)

  • Display adaptors
  • Computer peripheral cables
  • Digital card readers
  • Apple laptop, iPhone and iPad chargers
  • Headphones

Additional Equipment Available to Faculty and Staff (Room 319)

  • Mac Laptops
  • Digital Projector
  • Conference Phone
  • External Speakers

Our services are available to current SOJC students, faculty, and staff. Please visit the Information Services Tech Desk for additional support.

For classroom technology support outside Allen Hall, please contact the Center for Media and Educational Technologies (CMET).

SOJC IT Team Members


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