IT user groups
This is a summary of known IT support groups at Kansas State University.
Send additions and changes to email@example.com.
User groups listed on this page
Macintosh users: Kaw River Macintosh Users' Group (KRMUG)
- Scope. The Kaw River Macintosh Users' Group exists to instruct and inform
users of Macintosh computers on software and hardware issues, as well as to
provide a community for the sharing of ideas and experiences.
- Website: coe.k-state.edu/krmug
- Meetings. The Kaw River Macintosh Users' Group meets in Room 16 (lower level) of
Bluemont Hall on the campus of Kansas State University on the second Saturday
of each month from 10 a.m.-noon. There are no meetings in the months of June, July, and August.
- Membership. KRMUG is a recognized K-State student organization, open to the public
regardless of affiliation with K-State. Annual dues are $10.
KRMUG maintains a LISTSERV mailing list to aid communications among members.
- How to join/subscribe. To join the group, come to a meeting and pay your dues.
Kent Unruh, faculty advisor, phone 532-5886, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Network users: Kaw Valley Network User Group (KawNUG)
- Scope. KawNUG is a group of professionals in the field of networking who support
Novell, MS Windows-based, and Linux networks. The group has been in
existence for more than 10 years and is primarily comprised of people from
the Kaw River Valley in Kansas with the majority of the active membership
being involved with supporting the IT needs of K-State.
- Meetings. KawNUG weekly meetings are brown-bag lunches held each Tuesday at the
K-State Student Union. The meetings are informal and provide opportunities
to meet with and converse with other IT support people. There are also
periodic presentations and/or training sessions by various vendors.
- Membership. Free and open to anyone filling any kind of IT support role.
The group also has a LISTSERV mailing list that is dedicated to the sharing of technical
support information amongst the group members.
- How to join/subscribe. Use the KawNUG subscription page.
Marin Dowlin, computer information specialist, College of Human
Palm users: College of Education Palm Users Group (CPUG)
- Scope. CPUG is a support group for users of PalmOS Handheld Computers and anyone
interested in handheld computing.
- Meetings. CPUG holds meetings twice a month at noon in Bluemont Hall during the
regular school year. The meeting agendas include a main topic of interest
and time for sharing, beaming, questions, and answers related to Palm computing.
- Membership. Free and open to anyone. There are two mailing lists.
- How to join/subscribe. To join the group, come to a meeting. It's very informal!
- The CPUG list gives information about the meetings. To subscribe to the
CPUG mailing list, send e-mail to email@example.com with SUB CPUG as the subject.
- Fingertips! is a weekly mailing of Palm computer tips. If you would like to subscribe
to Fingertips!, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
with SUB FINGERTIPS! as the subject.
- Related information. See The Educator's Palm website at
Web authors: K-State Web Authors Group (KWAG)
- Scope. KWAG is a universitywide, professional organization for K-State staff, faculty, and student web authors.
It is for all kinds of web developers and expertise areas, including web authors, builders, designers, programmers, and
- Website: www.k-state.edu/kwag
- Meetings. No meetings are scheduled. Join the mailing list (see below) for discussions.
- Membership. Free and open to anyone at K-State.
- How to join/subscribe. A KWAG-L mailing list provides information about resources and upcoming meetings, and is a forum where K-State
web authors can ask questions and get viewpoints from other web authors. Use the KWAG
- Related information. The KWAG website contains minutes of past meetings, a list of resources
for web authors, and presentations and documents from previous meetings.