Information and Media Networks

**SMART Board Tech Talk Information**


Information and Media Networks is a division of Information Technology of the University of Louisiana - Lafayette. Information Technology is under the leadership of Mr. Gene Fields, Chief Information Officer for the University of Louisiana - Lafayette. The Office of Information Technology is under the leadership of Vice-President Mr. Jerry Luke Leblanc.

IMN provides the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with five distinctive areas of service.

It is Information and Media Networks' responsibility and goal to strive for the best possible outcome in assisting and providing solutions to communication problems.

Steve Mahler

IMN is under the direction of Steve Mahler. He has served at the University of Louisiana- Lafayette for more than 20 years providing direction and guidance in support of the University's IT needs.


To reach Mr. Mahler, please phone 482-6418 or you can email him by clicking Email Steve. You can click on the image to the right to reach Steve Mahler's home page.




NETWORK SERVICES provides connectivity among the computing facilities. The goal is to provide every terminal or PC with the option to connect to all the computational power on campus. Currently all academic buildings are connected by fiber-optic backbone network which has connections to world-wide networks including SURANET and INTERNET. Network Services also provides telephone communications for the campus. The advanced digital switch provides a multitude of features including call coverage paths, call parking, multi-person conference calling, and compute voicemail services. Long distance services are provided via LINC for business calls and an AOS system for personal calls. Your telephone instructions are included in the orientation materials.

PC SERVICES are available for University owned equipment (pc's, pc peripherals, etc). Qualified technicians are available in assisting with hardware problems.


OPERATOR SERVICES staff is qualified and experienced personnel to assist in obtaining any information needed concerned with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

A/V Services provides the use of audio visual equipment to University personnel.

IT Policy


  • Network Services
  • Printing Services
  • Media Services
  • Operator Services
  • AV Services