Information Technology

Information Technology

Information Technology

Mt. SAC Data Center

Information Technology


The Information Technology Department provides a number of training opportunities for faculty and staff. A few of the topics that we offer training in are:
  • Argos Report Viewer
  • Banner General Navigation
  • Navigating Through Lotus Notes
  • OmniUpdate
  • OnBase Unity Client
  • Smartsheet

Technology Skills Quick Guide

To view and register for available training sessions, click the POD Calendar below. This calendar also provides you prerequisites (if any), and audience restrictions for each session .

POD Calendar

To access request forms, click below.

Banner/ IT Forms

Click on any topic below to view description and to access resources such as user guides, handouts, and links. 
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    • Evisions Logo Argos Report Viewer

       ARGOS (Ad-hoc Reporting Generation and Output Solutions) by Evisions is the primary reporting tool used by Mt. SAC. Regular classes are offered through Professional and Organizational Development (POD) at Mt. SAC to guide users through executing and downloading reports. A listing of sample reports can be viewed by clicking the link below.

    • ellucian logo Banner General Navigation

      Banner by Ellucian is the enterprise application system used by Mt. SAC.Banner is primarily used by administrative offices in the student, financial, and human resource areas to view and maintain data and process transactions. It is also used by support staff to view student and financial information. Users must complete Banner General Navigation Training before IT will give them an account to access Banner.

    • CourseSites (Course Studio)

       Course sites is now available within the new portal and offers more features than before!  Along with a new look, faculty can now highly customize each site to their preference.  Course Sites gives faculty the ability to access, create, and manage home pages for each course they teach.  Each course home page contains areas for files, photos, announcements, wikis, a message board, and more.

    • OnBase Logo  Hyland OnBase: Retrieving and Scanning

      The OnBase Unity Client is Mt. SAC’s Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system that is used to store, scan and retrieve documents. This training session is separated in two parts: part one will cover how to login and retrieve documents, which targets users with “viewer” access and part two will cover scanning and indexing which targets those with “scan” or “manager” access.

    • OnBase Logo  Hyland OnBase: AP/BP Submission for Approval

      The Board Policy/Administrative Procedure Revision Process has been moved from IBM Lotus Quickr to Hyland OnBase. All users who want access, including existing Quickr users, are required to take this hands-on training on how to retrieve, edit, and submit an AP or BP for approval. Once you have completed this training you will be granted access to the AP/BPs  Work in Process folders in OnBase.

    • aasd Navigating Through Lotus Notes 9
    • OU Logo  OmniUpdate

      OmniUpdate allows users to create and maintain webpages without having to know HTML. This hands-on training session covers the basic information needed to create, edit, manage, and publish content on Mt. SAC webpages. OmniUpdate Training: Basic is required for staff who would like to obtain an OmniUpdate account.

      Update: OmniUpdate Version 10 contains a brand new user interface, including tree-structure navigation and drag-and-drop file uploads. We also enabled file and image management in addition to Dependency Manager, which protects against broken links. To view the FAQ for the Dependency Manager, click here.

    • smartsheet logo  Smartsheet: Project Management

      Smartsheet is a spreadsheet, easy online project management tool with an unlimited number of collaborators.  Power your team with automated reminders, attachments, Gantt charts and mobile app.  The workshop will cover the following:

    • Tracdat Logo TracDat

      This workshop is designed for faculty, staff and managers that have used TracDat, Version 4.

      Attendees will learn how to access the new TracDat 5, how to enter program and course outcomes, and how to enter assessment results.

      This training meets the Department Chair contract obligations.


On Demand Training:
    • OnBase Logo OnBase Premium Subscription

      IT has purchased OnBase Premium Subscription which gives Mt. SAC employees access to over 250 OnBase courses online. The videos include a wide range of topics and technical levels (beginner, intermediate, and expert) so there is something for everyone to watch, whether you are an end user, database administrator, or system administrator. There is an assessment at the end of each video that can be taken an unlimited amount of times..
      All Premium Subscription videos have a 'Resources and Links' tab with user guides, power points, and other resources related to that video.


      • Who can get access?
        Anyone with an email account.
      • How do I create an account?
        First create an OnBase Profile. Click here.
      • How do I login?
        Go to to login using you profile username and password.
      • Do I get a certificate when I finish a course?
        No. There is a section called "My Training" where you can keep track of the courses you have taken and completed.


      Recommended course titles:

      1. End User Essentials: OnBase 14 Unity Client
      2. Introduction to OnBase