Information Technology News and Announcements

For the Fall 2015 cycle, twenty-one (21) awards totaling $542,843.32 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP). Of the those proposals funded, seven (7) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $44,139.64 (average $6,305.66/project).

For the Spring 2015 cycle, twelve (12) awards totaling $555,568.52 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP). Of the those proposals funded, five (5) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $74,271.90 (average $14,854.38/project). Interestingly, this cycle, three (3) of the five (5) "sustainable" projects were SMART Classrooms/TEC rooms and the remaining were network/wireless infrastructure projects.  SMART Classrooms and TEC rooms continue to be very popular with our students.

For the Fall 2014 cycle, fourteen (14) awards totaling $424,834.78 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP). Of the those proposals funded, four (4) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $39,162.00 (average $9,790.50/project). Interestingly, this cycle, two (2) of the four (4) "sustainable" projects were SMART Classrooms/TEC rooms and the remaining were network/wireless infrastructure projects.

For the Spring 2014 cycle, eleven (11) awards totaling $483,722.33 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP). Of the those proposals funded, seven (7) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $82,193.90 (average $11,741.99/project). Interestingly, this cycle, five (5) of the seven (7) "sustainable" projects were network/wireless infrastructure projects and the remaining two were SMART Classrooms/TEC rooms.

For the Fall 2013 cycle, nineteen (19) awards totaling $388,931.83 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP). Of the those proposals funded, eight (8) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $44,002.84 (average $5,500.36/project). Interestingly, this cycle, seven (7) of the eight (8) "sustainable" projects were SMART Classrooms/TEC rooms.

For the Spring 2013 cycle, nineteen (19) awards totaling $376,812.60 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP).  Of the those proposals funded, five (5) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $33,034.10 (average $6,606.82/project).

For the Fall 2012 cycle, twenty-two (22) awards totaling $507,373.80 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP).  Of the those proposals funded, seven (7) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $40,100.00 (average $5,728.57/project).

For the Spring 2012 cycle, twenty-eight (28) awards totaling $647,467.51 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP).  Of the those proposals funded, four (4) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $39,674.90 (average $9,918.73/project).

Attention Guillory Hall STEP Lab Users!

Effective February 15, 2012, Guillory Hall will be closed due to the renovation and expansion of the Student Union.

We encourage you to study in the 24 Hour STEP Lab located on the first floor of the Conference Center.  You will need your ID to access the lab.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  If you have any questions, please call 482-5516.

For the Fall 2011 cycle, sixteen (16) awards totaling $412,989.05 were funded by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Technology Enhancement Program (STEP).  Of the those proposals funded, five (5) will have an annual sustainability fund impact of $45,242.80 (average $9,048.56/project).