About Us

OVERVIEW OF CAMPUS COMPUTING

The Office of Campus Computing is responsible for all functions involving computing, data communication, electronic security, and telephony services at USF St. Petersburg. Campus Computing is responsible for the planning and implementation of the infrastructure needed to support academic programs at USF St. Petersburg, and its evolution as a major research institution. Campus Computing Services (CCS) and the St. Petersburg Regional Data Center (SPRDAC) are integral divisions of Campus Computing.

Campus Computing Services (CCS) provides support to all USF St. Petersburgstudents, faculty, and staff. CCS consists of the Help Desk staff, Workstation Support staff, Technology & Systems Analysts, Imaging and Deployment Services, and all other endpoint support services. The Help Desk, located in Bayboro Hall 226, is the first point of contact for all of your technology requests and support needs.

ST. PETERSBURG REGIONAL DATA CENTER (SPRDAC)

The St. Petersburg Regional Data Center (SPRDAC) is a university auxiliary that serves to generate financial reserves for hardware maintenance within the Office of Campus Computing. SPRDAC consists of three groups: systems, network support, and hardware repair.

SPRDAC is also responsible for the management, operation, and expansion of STPNet, the campus-wide network. STPNet provides access to vast amounts of information and media within the networks at USF St. Petersburg and from networks around the world. Based on Ethernet technology, STPNet operates at speeds of over one billion bits of data per second, providing the information-sharing infrastructure needed to support USF St. Petersburg in its achievement of institutional goals and its position as a major research institution.