The Community Network is a centralized service established in early 1995 to offer reliable, low-cost desktop support to departments and colleges. We currently provide server, application and computer support for over 60% of OSU employees. By utilizing the University’s resources to manage and maintain departmental systems, the Community Network allows departments to focus on their core missions of administration, instruction, research and outreach.
Provide a secure and reliable computing environment with responsive support that enables employees to use technology effectively and promote the overall mission of the University.
The Community Network support team is organized into several groups to help serve you better:
We also work closely with other units in Information Services to provide guidance and support for our customers.
The Community Network provides a short orientation session at the beginning of each term to help those new to our support. These sessions are open to all Community Network supported employees.
Your Community Network support team serves CN-contracted customers only and provides support for issues including:
For general help requests, please call 541-737-8787 or submit an online support ticket.
If your department is interested in becoming a Community Network customer, please contact Andrew Wheeler, Director of Client Services, 541-737-3846, for more information.