Technology at FLC
At FLC, we believe in the importance of technology in our lives. To support personalized and hands-on education, we ask students to have a laptop and specific software.
We know that not everyone has equal access to technology. That's why we offer free or affordable equipment and support. Our goal is to make sure all students have the tools they need to keep up with the digital world. We have you covered.
FLC provides free wifi Internet access in all areas of campus. Use the Fort Lewis College network for the most secure and fastest network connection.
Through a grant with the US Department of Education, $100 per semester scholarships are available to supplement off campus internet access.
Eligiblity requirements are:
Apply for Internet Assistance
If you need help affording technology for school, you may be eligible for a laptop rental scholarship. Let us know on your application by choosing the payment option "Reserve Equipment Pending Financial Assistance." Limited funding is available to support students with tech needs.
Laptop rental includes:
Semester rental periods run through the following break if you’re registered for the following semester. We open up renewals about 3 weeks before the end of the semester.
Rent your tech
When you reserve your tech bundle, we'll send you a link to the rental agreement that explains what happens if you don't return or damage the equipment.
*If you bring your own device, be sure it meets these minimum requirements:
Our shared campus printer program will help you save time and money. Using the printer program is less expensive than bringing your own, as you won't have the upfront cost of a printer or the ongoing costs of paper, ink, and repairs. We don't recommend you bring a printer to the residence halls, especially wireless printers, as they cause interference with the wireless network.
You have a $4.00 /semester printing and copier allowance with unused amounts rolling over to the next semester. Printers are located in all residence halls and computer labs. If you use all of your printer allowances, you can use Skycash.
Learn about lab and resident hall printing and copying
Whether you bring your laptop or rent one from us, all your essential software is free to use while you're a student at FLC. This includes Office 365 programs like Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook, among other applications. What's more, watch our training tutorials to use this software like a pro.
Download the free FLC software from Skysoft
Set yourself up to benefit from your FLC email. You'll get critical information and notices about fun events on campus and more.
Learn about Email
Much of what you do as a student you'll do in Office 365. Office 365 includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, OneNote, and more.
Learn about Office 365
Canvas is your Learning Management System. Submit papers, check grades, write discussion posts, find supplemental readings, videos, and more for your classes.
Learn about Canvas
theFort is a task-based way for you to navigate the FLC website and digital ecosystem.
Learn about theFort
Manage your student account and registration information in WebOpus.
Learn about WebOpus
Hold video conferencing, give presentations, and join classes remotely.
Learn about Zoom
Get help with rental equipment issues. Stop by or contact us.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (except College holidays)
Location: Reed Library basement, 2DEmail: askIT@fortlewis.eduPhone: 970-247-7444
Stop by in person or schedule an appointment with Peer Educators for help with finding College info, communicating with professors, submitting coursework, and navigating digital tools.
Location: First floor of Reed Library