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IT Announcement - 1/22/2016

 

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.

 

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Click here to view this month’s newsletter.

 

Blackboard Learn Outage This Weekend!

Blackboard Learn will be unavailable from 11pm on Saturday January 23 until 5am on Sunday January 24.  The goal of this outage is to address slow responsiveness in the system.

 

Blackboard Learn Upgrade & Training

On December 24-25 Blackboard Learn was upgraded. For a complete list of new features log in to Blackboard Learn and on the My Courses Tab you will see a list of new features with links to documentation and videos.  You can also find the information on the Blackboard Documentation Library page or register for a workshop!

 

Office 365 Hosted Email – Migration Complete

IT has successfully migrated all of the faculty/staff mailboxes to the new Office 365 Hosted Email. Please review this important information:

  • On campus you will continue to use the full version of Microsoft Outlook 2013 (Windows) or Outlook 2011/2016 (Mac) to access your CCSU email. You may also configure the full version on your personally-owned computer.
  • If you are using Outlook 2011 (Mac) on your CCSU computer, we highly recommend that you have your computer upgraded. Click here for more information.
  • Outlook Web Mail has a new log in screen and a new look. You now log in with your CCSU email address and BlueNet account password. Review Microsoft’s Getting Started with Outlook on the Web for Office 365 page to learn more about the new look and features.  
  • If you are missing a shared email or calendar, please email techsupport@ccsu.edu with the name of the shared resource for further investigation.

 

More information regarding hosted email can be found here.

 

 

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!

 

Document Camera Training

Many classrooms are equipped with a  document camera.  This device has many uses and can be used instead of the older overhead projectors.  The Media Center is available to provide training on classroom technology!  Please click here to request training.  The training can be coordinated to take place in your classroom based on classroom availability.

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