Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How much do OIT workshops cost and who can sign up?
    OIT workshops are free and available to students, faculty, staff, and retirees of NC State University.
  2. How do I register for a workshop?
    1. Log in to REPORTER.
    2. Click the name of the workshop you want to attend to see a description and listing of scheduled dates.
    3. Review any required prerequisites.
    4. Click the “Enroll Now!” button.
  3. Where are the workshops held?
    • Most of our workshops are held in the Avent Ferry Technology Center.
    • Once you find a workshop in REPORTER, click the instance title for more information, including location.
    • This information is also provided in the confirmation email you receive when you register for the workshop.
  4. How do I cancel my registration to a workshop?
    1. Log in to the REPORTER Registration System.
    2. To see a list of your registrations, click the “My Courses” tab.
    3. Next to the workshop you no longer plan to attend, click “View Details.”
    4. Click the “Drop This Course” button.
    5. Specify the “Drop Reason.”
    6. Click “Drop.”
  5. Does REPORTER have a waitlist?
    • Yes; if the workshop is full and a waitlist is available, you will see an “Add to Waitlist” option.
    • Click this link to be added to the waitlist.
    • You will receive an email message confirming your spot on the waitlist.
    • You will also get an email message if you are moved from the waitlist to the official class roll.
  6. What if the workshop is full?
    • If both the workshop and its waitlist are full, then next to the scheduled date you will see:
      “This instance is full.”
    • If there is a waitlist available, select “Add to Waitlist.”
  7. What should I bring to the workshop?
    Registrants should check to see if handouts are provided for the workshop:

    1. Log in at our REPORTER registration site.
    2. Click My Courses.
    3. Click the name of the workshop.
    4. Under the Workshop Handouts section of the page, look for a link.
      If there is none, you can assume that the instructor will bring all necessary class materials.
  8. Can I just show up to a workshop without registering?
    To make sure our workshops run smoothly from the beginning, we ask that you register prior to the workshop.

Visit REPORTER for a complete list of OIT workshops.