Training Services

Overview of Training Services

Thank you for your interest in your professional development.  UNIT provides free training to faculty and staff in various training modalities listed below. Our 1- to 2-hour training opportunities are listed in the Calendar of Events where you can register to attend. 

Hands-On Workshop

UNIT offers a wide variety of one- to two-hour hands-on, live instructor-led training workshops to help you advance your computer knowledge and skills. Available workshops are listed on the University Events Calendar and UNIT's Training Workshops and Training Schedules webpage where you can register. Instructor-led live training in a classroom setting. Register on the VU Events Calendar on the Villanova website homepage.

Online e-Learning

SkillSoft's Skillport online course catalog for Desktop and IT skills. Request an account from the Help Desk.

UNIT also provides synchronous (live from your desk) opportunities.  Register from the VU Events Calendar.

Job Aids

Our Training Website has many resources to assist you, including: manuals, user guides, web links, and YouTube videos.

Instructional Technologies Department



Phone: 610.519.7777


Please click on each category tab below to see the workshops or resources available within each:

Use Adobe Acrobat to read and manage PDFs, as well as create writable PDF Forms.

Read up on the line of products and versions that are currently supported:

Currently, we are supporting these browser versions:

  • Browsers (IE 9, IE 8, FireFox, Google Chrome, Apple Safari)

The University is using an calendar/events submission system called Active Data Calendar, which allows you to create a single event, recurring events, add images and files that pertain to the event, and add a registration option.

  • Malwarebytes - helps to maintain your PC as well as secure your data/system

Our Trainers

UNIT provides several certified trainers or subject matter experts (SMEs) to deliver the training content to you. UNIT's Instructional Technologies Department provides additional classroom technologies training.

Some of Our Trainers:

  • Rose DiSalvo, Web Design Trainer and Subject-Matter Expert
  • Susan Hill, Banner Trainer and Subject Matter Expert
  • Bryan Hines, Web Design Trainer and Subject-Matter Expert
  • Caryl Keet, Banner Trainer and Subject Matter Expert
  • Catherine Kolongowski, Certified Trainer and Subject-Matter Expert-Instructional Technologies
  • David Mullen, Oracle Discoverer Trainer and Subject-Matter Expert
  • Richard Wack, Certified Trainer and Subject-Matter Expert-Instructional Technologies

and others.