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IT Announcement - 11/06/2015

 

Sunday Maintenance Reminder

Every Sunday from 12am until 12pm all Systems (e-mail, Banner, wireless, etc.) will be intermittently unavailable while important maintenance and updates are performed.

 

Weekly Maintenance – Reminder            

Please log off your computer when leaving for the day every Thursday, but do not power it off.  This will allow updates to be sent down to your computer on Friday after 12:00am.  If you turn your computer off and leave it off overnight on Thursday, shortly after turning it back on, your computer will restart in order to install and apply any updates. If you leave your computer logged in Thursday night into Friday, you may lose any unsaved data you were working on when the computer restarts.

 

Early Registration / Banner Job Submissions

November 6-20

Early registration for Spring 2016 begins Friday, November 6th and is open through Friday, November 20th.  To ensure that registration isn’t negatively impacted for students, Information Technology is reminding all Banner users to execute large, Banner Job Submission processes during off-peak periods, prior to 7:00am and after 2:30pm.  Any large Banner Job Submission process running during peak periods and interfering with Banner performance will be stopped without notification.  Your cooperation to privilege the registration process during the November 6-20 timeframe is necessary to safeguard that registration goes smoothly for students.

 

Weatherproofing Your Course

Do the potential for cancellations or delays present a challenge for you?  Have no fear, Blackboard is here!  It can be used to post lectures, assignments or have a discussion during inclement weather.  Come to a session to learn how to accomplish these tasks and take advantage of snow days! 

 

Would you rather have class during weather events? You can use WebEx to host synchronous online classes.  We offer training for WebEx too!

 

Register for a workshop today!

 

New to Microsoft Office 2013?

We have multiple workshops available to learn the basics or to enhance your current skills on the Office family of products.  Please sign-up today to attend a workshop!

 

 

Microsoft Outlook 2016 Incompatibility Issue for Apple & Windows Computers

This version was recently released however, it is not compatible with the CCSU email servers.  Once we migrate to Microsoft’s hosted Exchange email service, this issue will be resolved.

 

Hosted Exchange Email Pilot

Plans are well underway to move faculty and staff email accounts to hosted email. We are ready to begin our pilot. More information regarding hosted email can be found here.

If you would like to be considered for the pilot, please complete this short survey.

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