FAST3 Training

Illini Hall






About Us

With forty-plus years of combined teaching experience, Judi Geistlinger and Ginna Moore provide hands-on instructor-led workshops on a variety of applications for the Urbana campus.

Phone: 217-333-6285
Office:  Suite 26 Illini Hall (lower level)
725 S. Wright Street, Champaign IL

Explore and Register for FAST3 Training Opportunities



FAST3 offers a variety of workshops at no charge to faculty, staff, and students at Illinois. Training on popular applications include basic and intermediate topics on Microsoft Access, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Skype for Business, and Word. Adobe Creative Cloud training is offered for Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, and Photoshop.  Additional software topics are in development.  

Custom Classes

Our professional trainers will work with you to develop a training solution to fit your needs including group and one-on-one sessions.

New Hire IT Orientation

Monthly orientation sessions are offered for all new hires or long-time employees of the University. Topics include an introduction to campus computing, Microsoft Outlook basics, an introduction to Linkedin Learning, Skype for Business Basics, Computer Security tips, and Getting Started with U of I Box. Sign up for an orientation!

Computer Lab Facilities Rental

PC and Mac labs are available for University units and non-profit, government, or educational entities in a convenient central campus location for a nominal cost.

Training Announcement Listserv

To be added to the weekly listing of available upcoming training on campus, email or visit

Group Speaker/Presenter

FAST3 instructors are available to speak to groups on many training topics.  Email to reserve a speaker for your next event.


A current schedule of workshops is included in the Urbana campus calendar. To view full course descriptions, visit the WebStore Training page.


Cancellations are processed by sending an email to the FAST3 training team with the subject "Cancellation". The message should contain attendee name, course name and course date.

Software Installation

Visit the WebStore for a complete listing of software available for purchase and download.