Student Technology and Resource Site




This site was developed to provide students with a road map of the technology, tools and resources needed to be successful at Slippery Rock University.


Help Desk Packet
| Citrix | Blackboard | My Rock 1Stop | Rock Talk | DARS | Information Security Plan | Library | Tech Agreement | ID Cards


Information Technology Help Desk Information Packet


This packet is intended to be a quick reference for support services available from the SRU Help Desk.  The contents

of this packet include:

The information in this handout is subject to change throughout the academic year.  Please call or visit the Help Desk

if you have any questions or concerns.


Slippery Rock University Help Desk

104 Maltby Center

Slippery Rock, PA 16057

724.738.4357 (HELP)



Citrix™ Server Applications


The Citrix™ server at Slippery Rock University allows our students access to specialized applications that are needed for various courses. Some of the applications that are available on our Citrix™ server are:

Click on the link above to learn all about Citrix™. To login, use your SRU login at . If you have problems or questions using the applications, please call:


Slippery Rock University Help Desk

104 Maltby Center

Slippery Rock, PA 16057

724.738.4357 (HELP)



Blackboard at Slippery Rock University


Blackboard is a web-based eLearning tool that is used by many SRU faculty to extend teaching and learning opportunities 

beyond the classroom.  Blackboard provides 24/7 access to course's content. Some of the content you may find in

Blackboard include course syllabi or handouts, PowerPoint presentations, video lectures, out-of-class discussions,

and links to required reading.  This link will provide you with info on:



My ROCK 1Stop


My ROCK 1Stop is your 1st stop for finding online resources and information to help you live and learn at SRU.

On this site you will find a list of resources & services organized around the different aspects of being a SRU

student. Some of the areas of interest include:



Rock Talk


Rock Talk is an interactive telephone system and web site that is available weekdays from 8am-8pm.  Using Rock Talk, you can:

For more information on Rock Talk, and how to access the service, check out the full brochure by clicking here.

To go to the interactive website, click here.



Degree Audit Reports (DARS)


DARS provides you and your advisor with information on how you are progressing towards completion of the university's Liberal Studies program and your major/degree requirements. This link will provide you with instructions for ordering a DARS report, how to interpret your DARS

report, and how to get more help.



Information Security Plan  


This site will provide you with details on the Information Security Plan for Information Systems in accordance with

the rules and regulations set forth by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (FTC) along with the policies and procedures of Slippery Rock University.  Topics covered include:



Bailey Library and Services


This is a link to SRU's library website.  On this site you can find:



SRU Technology Agreement


This document provides you with a list of the SRU hardware and software requirements.


NOTE: Slippery Rock University has a special agreement with Microsoft and is currently offering versions of the Windows OS and the Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, etc) at the SGA Bookstore for a discounted price (for SRU students only).  Call 724-738-2104 for more information.



Slippery Rock University ID Card


Slippery Rock Universityís new ID Card functions as your student ID and a whole lot more. 


-  Grants access to places such as your residence hall and the ARC 

-  Serves as your library card

-  It can be used at all dining halls (with a meal plan), the SGA Bookstore, the Marketplace at Weisenfluh, and every Taylor and Byrnes coffee shop   
   on campus. 

This cardís best feature, however, is the improved Rock Dollars debit system which can be used not only anywhere on campus, but also at participating vendors in and around the borough of Slippery Rock. The purchasing power of these new cards makes them the ultimate convenience for the SRU student.


For more information on your Slippery Rock University ID Card, Rock Dollars, how to use you Contact-free Card, and which vendors within our community accept your Rock Dollars and SRU ID card, click here.


For information on the ID Card Office, please visit this site: