Training Schedule

Information Technology is happy to offer technology training to all Faculty and Staff members. If you are interested in learning about some new software or technology, we three options available to you.

We have hands-on workshops where you can interact with the software, please click here to view the courses offered this semester.

Do you have a project or task you want help with? Are there things you'd like to learn to do, with software you are already using? If so, Office Hours with Mason is for you. Drop in a time that works best for you.

If there is some specific training you would like for your Division or Department? Utilize On-Demand training to meet your technology training needs.

All training sessions will be held in Center Building, Room 108.

Courses Offered:

Telephone Training

Trainings will take place in Center Building, Room 108. While trainings are scheduled for an hour and a half, the last half hour is reserved for follow-up questions.

Training materials for basic phone function will be provided as a paper document outside of this training opportunity.


OneDrive for Business is an integral part of Office 365 and provides a place in the cloud where you can store, share, and sync your work files. You can update and share your files from any device, anywhere in the world with OneDrive for Business. OneDrive also ensures that you won't have to worry about losing your documents in the event of a computer issue, theft, fire or losing your thumb drive.

Course Objectives

  • Working with OneDrive via the web
  • Working with OneDrive via the client
  • Syncing OneDrive
  • Uploading Files and Folders
  • Renaming, copying, downloading, and deleting files
  • Sharing Files
  • Organizing your Data

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Microsoft Outlook is the email client included with the Microsoft Office suite. Outlook handles email, contacts, and tasks all in one place, and allows you to create and view information using a consistent interface. Come find out how Outlook makes managing your email and calendar easy!

Course Objectives

  • Navigating the Ribbon
  • Organizing Mail
  • Searching your Inbox
  • Create a Signature
  • Create a Contact/Group
  • Calendars
  • Create a Meeting
  • Open a Shared Calendar

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Take a quick note before you forget it. Share your meeting notes so everyone is on the same page. Organize all your class notes and ace that exam. OneNote is a digital notebook. Whether you’re at home, in class, or in the office, use OneNote to take notes wherever you go. OneNote automatically saves and synchronizes your notes so you can focus on your thoughts and ideas.

Course Objectives

  • What is OneNote?
  • Create Notebooks
  • Notebook, Sections, Pages
  • Create Sections
  • Group Sections
  • Pages and Subpages
  • Adding Notes
  • Sending Content
  • Screen Clippings
  • Attaching Files
  • Changing Formatting
  • Rule Lines
  • Linked Notes
  • Searching a Notebook
  • Tagging Notes

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Do you need to get up and running with Excel to create and format a spreadsheet? Then this hands-on Excel essentials class is just for you! Learn how you can quickly summarize data with formulas and charts or simply sort and filter your data.

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the Workbook
  • Creating a Worksheet
  • Entering Data
  • Working with Formulas
  • Formatting rows, columns, cells, and data
  • Adjusting Rows and Columns
  • Finding and Replacing Data
  • Creating Charts
  • Inserting and deleting sheets
  • Password-protecting worksheets and workbooks

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Office Hours with Mason

Are you stuck on a piece of software? Do you need a quick refresher on a piece of technology? Do you have a project or task you want help with? Are there things you'd like to learn to do, with software you are already using? If so, Tech training offers sessions for you to come in at a time that works best with your schedule.

Date and Times


On-Demand Training

Is there something else you would like training on? Would you like to schedule a training for your Division/Department? If so, Information Technology now delivers customized, face-to-face training to you. Whether your group is small or large, we will work to show you the technology tools available to you! Please contact to schedule your session.