Information Technology Services News
Update to Microsoft Updates takes place 10/19
The monthly Microsoft updates to University-owned faculty and staff machines starts Monday October 19th to Friday, October 23rd, at 3:30 p.m., when the updates become mandatory and will install on their own...
Eduroam WiFi and Virtual Labs
Information Technology Services has implemented several resources to support online learning for anyone displaced by COVID-19. ITS has added wireless network coverage to the Computer Center parking lot (Lot 34), allowing students, especially at-risk students, to have access to secure Wi-Fi via eduroam in a safe and physically-distanced manner.
On a soon to be announced date, Jamf Connect will be rolled out to all mac users on campus. Jamf Connect integrates with our current Jamf management software to synchronize your local account passwords with your UANet password through our cloud identity provider.
Installation of Software for Personal Use on University Workstations
ITS would like to remind everyone about downloading and installing software on their University owned workstations.
You Now Have Access to LinkedIn Learning
The University announced this week that students, faculty and staff now have access to LinkedIn Learning, an on-demand learning solution designed to help users gain new skills. An invitation was sent to everyone's inboxes with the link and instructions.
If you did not receive an invitation in your inbox, please check your Junk Mail folder. If you do not see your invitation there, here's the direct link to log in to LinkedIn Learning.
Microsoft Office 365 Instructor-Led Training Available
Start 2020 by attending this Office 365 instructor-led series from Information Technology Services. Be sure to bring your laptop and your questions.
Running January through March, each session is hands-on and designed to make you more productive in Outlook, Excel and Word. Information on dates, times and locations is available at the registration link.
GradesFirst Notes Now in PeopleSoft Advising
The migration of advising notes from GradesFirst into PeopleSoft Advising has been completed. Access to these advising notes within PeopleSoft is afforded through the PeopleSoft Advising Notes portal and not through the Nolij document management system. The benefit of having these notes within PeopleSoft rather than Nolij is that it provides access to all documentation in one central location.
How Do I: Add classes, search for classes, view my enrollment appointment date and more!
Get a refresher on how to add a class, search for your next class, or view your advisers, and save the hassle of figuring it out by visiting: https://www.uakron.edu/training/StudentV9.dot. There, we have a 24-video series, where you can view videos for all the important tasks.
Learn about Microsoft 365
Want to learn more about Microsoft 365 and become proficient in using SharePoint, OneDrive, Outlook, and all other Microsoft productivity offerings? Start here for substantial online materials and be on the lookout for some instructor-led training sessions to be announced soon!!
Register for Customer Check-In Software Demo
The University has utilized a customer check-in software called LobbyCentral in Simmons Hall since February 2018. Due to its success, the service agreement will be expanded for usage across campus. If you use RooQueue or any other means to check-in students for appointments, LobbyCentral is for you! Please join us for a demo on Tuesday, November 19th at 3pm in room 316 of the Jean Hower Taber Student Union to learn more. Please register here: www.uakron.edu/seminars