Client Technology

Hardware Purchasing & Support

MET IT will purchase, install and support all approved standard hardware including desktop computers, laptops, monitors, and other equipment. Each full-time employee at MET is entitled to one standard computer (laptop or desktop). Please see our Hardware Center page for details on standards and how to request new hardware.

Software Licensing & Distribution

MET IT provides support for a wide range of applications installed and in use throughout the college. We provide technical assistance with installation and troubleshooting. Please see our Software Center page for details of common applications used on campus.

Virtual Computer Labs

MET Virtual Computing Labs (VLABs) is a platform that enables faculty, students and staff to remotely access specialized software on any computer using both PC and MAC. MET VLABs are available to faculty, staff and students of MET College. Please see our Virtual Lab page for details on how to request and access the VLABs.

Printing Services

  • MET IT procures and maintains all RICOH Multi-Function Printers for faculty and staff use.
  • MET IT hosts a local server to support mainframe (UIS) printing

Please contact us for access and assistance.

Remote Access Services

Due to the current COVID-19 prevention plan set in place by Boston University, MET IT has compiled a number of resources to help you teach, meet and work remotely. Please visit our Remote Access page for more details.

Research Computing

MET IT is able to create special virtual environments for faculty and staff for testing and research purposes. Please see our Research Computing page for details on options and how to request this service.