Retirement and Discontinuation of Redirects

The CITES website will be retired on February 1, 2016. Please update any bookmarks to point to the new Technology Services website (external link).


This page contains information about training opportunities for departments.

Training through FAST3

FAST3 (A WebStore Service) provides opportunities for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community to acquire technology skills and knowledge through scheduled classes or custom one-on-on training, featuring hands-on exercises and trainers with real-world experience. Training is offered on a variety of software programs such as Lync, Microsoft Office Products, Sharepoint Designer, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and many more.

Free Online Training

WebStore is now offering free access to, an industry leader in online learning. Your NetID and password will put their video library of more than 1,200 courses and 73,000 tutorials at your fingertips.

More Training Opportunities through CITES

CITES offers more online and in-person training in computer security, Unified Communications, Illinois Compass 2g, U of I Box, eText, and more.

Teaching with Technology

Discover what workshops are available in our training catalog

The catalog includes descriptions of the scheduled workshops and other events that we offer. Workshops can also be offered on a request basis and can be customized to the needs of your group.

Register for a workshop and other events in our events calendar

Scheduled training and workshop opportunities for Illinois Compass, i>clicker response units, and other educational technologies to help instructors advance their teaching and learning goals. Training and workshops are also available on a custom basis for classes, departments, administrative or academic units, and other groups.

Seek guidance on using our technology-enhanced classrooms

Consultations and training are available to help you leverage the technology in general assignment classrooms to enhance the learning experience of your students including projection systems, i>clicker response units, mobile devices, and other learning technologies.

Request a consultation with our professional staff

Experienced consultants can offer suggestions and advice on a wide range of topics including Illinois Compass, media production, learning pedagogies, instructional design, and emerging technologies. Consults may be one-on-one or with small groups.



Last updated Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 12:32 pm