Phishing scams are designed to install malware, steal personal information, or invariably accomplish something that will not be in your best interests. Continue reading
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Wireless Upgrades in Residence Halls
The Wired Access Layer Refresh (WALR) project is an initiative to update networking across the university. Continue reading
Start of Semester Moratorium
ITS will have a moratorium on non-emergency network and system changes starting Wednesday, August 26, and goes through Monday, September 7.
Adobe Creative Cloud update
Adobe CC is a set of applications for video, design, photography, and the web.
Student Technology Training course
A new Student Technology Training course is available.
Updates to Microsoft Enterprise Licensing
ITS negotiates an annual Microsoft enterprise license on behalf of UConn. Continue reading
University-Wide Transition from Skype to Microsoft Teams
Teams and Skype for Business are available to everyone at the University through Office 365. Continue reading
Upcoming communications about account security
A key role of enterprise IT is identifying security risks and protecting our community from them as much as practical. Continue reading
2FA to PeopleSoft
ITS is adding two-factor authentication protection to PeopleSoft.
Software on University-Owned Assets
The institution and individuals have the obligation to use software properly on all university-owned computing assets.
Classroom Lecture Capture Enhancements
ITS is adding self-service lecture capture capabilities to more UConn classrooms.
New Account Sponsorship App
A new Account Sponsorship application is available on netid.uconn.edu.
Website Accessibility Enhancement
Ally Alternative, a website accessibility enhancement for Aurora, has been enabled for many university websites. Continue reading
UConn AnyWare Updates
UConn AnyWare is an ITS service that provides desktop virtualization using VMWare Horizon and application virtualization of university-licensed software using Citrix Virtual Apps. Continue reading
Webex Events at UConn allows you or a panel to host online events and webinars for up to 1,000 participants and stream for up to 40,000 attendees. Continue reading
Web Conferencing Security
ITS supports the following web conferencing solutions: Microsoft Teams, Blackboard Collaborate, Google Hangouts, and WebEx. Continue reading
Drive Migration Assistant
ITS offers a new utility that simplifies the transition from the P: drive to Microsoft OneDrive.
Change moratorium update
The University and its community have proven to be quite resilient over the past few weeks, and many, if not most, activities have shifted to either partially or fully remote. Continue reading
IT Guide to Telecommuting
Current events have resulted in increased use of systems, services, and capabilities that support remote teaching, learning, meeting, and collaborating. Continue reading
Classroom Directory Tool
The Office of the Registrar has historically offered information about centrally-scheduled classrooms on their website. Continue reading
Cisco Webex Board pilot
The ITS audiovisual team is working with the Quantitative Learning Center (Q Center) to pilot the use of Cisco Webex Board. Continue reading
Newsletter Service: Soapbox Announcement System
The UConn Daily Digest is a recurring publication created to keep the university community informed while simultaneously reducing the number of messages sent to individual inboxes. Continue reading
New Security Feature for Email Service
ITS will be adding a banner security feature to our email service. Continue reading
Self service video conferencing
The University uses WebEx, a videoconferencing application that enables online meetings in a virtual room, to host interviews with remote applicants.
Email Update on O365
Phishing messages continue to be one of our larger security threats. Continue reading
UConn is introducing a potential cybersecurity enhancement.
Student Work Accounts
Student employees occupy dual roles at the University. As students, they have access to information and resources consistent with this academic role. Continue reading
Passwords verify your identity, which protects against account compromises and fraudulent access to data and resources. Continue reading
Windows 10 Deployment
Up-to-date software and operating systems (OS) on workstations are essential for secure, robust IT operations. Continue reading
Community Dynamics and Reputation Change
As members of the IT community, we all contribute to the fulfillment of the institutional mission of research, teaching, learning, and outreach. Continue reading
Data Network Refresh
The data network represents a large capital investment in facilities, cabling, and equipment. It is central to the vast majority of university activities, and demands on this vital resource continue to increase over time. Continue reading
We typically see a surge in phishing at the beginning of each fall semester. The trend has continued this year with a substantive increase in emails being launched from compromised university accounts or masquerading as institutional messaging. Continue reading
Self-Service Lecture Capture
ITS has expanded self-service capabilities for the Kaltura Lecture Capture (KLC) service. Self-service recording is now part of the standard classroom technology package and self-service live streaming available in lecture halls and large venues. Continue reading
Your network identifier (NetID) and password credentials are essential to navigating online resources at UConn. Continue reading
ITS annual progress report
In 2014, we published a strategic plan that was well aligned to the existing university landscape.
UConn Bookstore Student Account Program
Students can opt to join the new UConn Bookstore Student Account Program.
University Chief Information Security Officer
Dr. Chris Bernard will be joining ITS on July 19 as the new university Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Continue reading
Wireless in Campus Outdoor Areas
ITS is expanding wireless network coverage in campus outdoor areas. Continue reading
Recommendations for Antivirus Protection on Macs
When Microsoft suddenly ended support for System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP), ITS implemented ESET Endpoint Protection as a one year bridge strategy and began exploring viable options for long-term antivirus solutions for Macs. Continue reading
UCONN Storrs Campus Emergency Power Test
We are writing share our plans to manage IT services during the upcoming planned power outage. Continue reading