Information Technology

Information Technology

Information Technology Services (IT) seeks to enhance the YHC experience by integrating and supporting appropriate technological solutions for all aspects of the institution. We believe a technology-rich environment will help prepare students to succeed in today’s marketplace.

IT provides services in four core areas: Customer Service to include Help Desk and individual computer support; Network Service and Telecommunications; Information Systems; and Instructional Technology.

The Department of Information Technology Services is located in the top floor of the Pruitt-Barrett Administration Building.

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(706) 379-5212

Available Technology

Wi-Fi: Wireless connectivity is available in most areas of campus.

Email: All students are provided with a network login and email address.

○ Programs include: 25GB mailbox and 1TB OneDrive

Microsoft Office: Students are provided with a downloadable copy of Microsoft Office 365.

○ Programs include: Word, PowerPoint, Excel
○ Downloadable on PCs and Macs (up to 5 devices)

Computers: Computers are available for use in the Zell & Shirley Miller Library and specific computer labs related to academic disciplines.

Campus Portal: YHC Connect is the College’s campus portal. It provides an electronic medium for faculty, staff and students to connect and share information about events, announcements and campus news. Connect contains links to all other campus services. Students can use it to view email, information for current classes, class schedules, grades and unofficial transcripts, as well as register for classes.

•  Moodle Mobile: Access all of your courses and studies directly on your mobile devices with our free app.

YHC App: The Young Harris Mobile App brings campus to your fingertips and enables you to connect with the Young Harris College community. Stay on top of your events, classes and assignments with the built-in calendar function, and get notified of important dates, deadlines and security announcements. Make friends, ask questions and access campus resources at any time!

One Card: YHC One Card is the official ID card of Young Harris College. It provides dining hall admittance, electronic key access and declining balance for use in the dining hall, Chick-fil-A and Starbucks.

Connecting to the YHC Network

Minimum System Requirements

Windows: Windows 7 or higher - 4GB RAM minimum | 8GB+ recommended

Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher - 4GB RAM minimum | 8GB+ recommended

Wireless Capability: Young Harris College is a Wi-Fi-only campus. All residential halls have 100% wireless coverage and require a computer with wireless capability to access the College network.

Antivirus: Students are required to have an active antivirus product installed on their personal computers before being able to connect to the YHC network.

Computer Certification: Students are required to go through a computer certification process to certify their computers have the latest operating system patches and active antivirus software.

Microsoft Office: Students are provided with a downloadable copy of Microsoft Office 365. Once you have obtained a YHC username and password, you can find download instructions on the Information Technology webpage of YHC Connect.

File-sharing: All file-sharing software must be removed from the computer (e.g., Gnutella, Frostwire, etc.). IMPORTANT: File-sharing software is not allowed at any time while connected to the YHC network.

Technology Support

The Help Desk is the central point of contact for the provision of all services by the Office of Information Technology. If you have any questions relating to campus technology or support, please email the Help Desk at or call (706) 379-5212.