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Over spring break, the Division of Information Technology is wrapping up a major project to maximize the speed and security of NIU’s core network. DoIT has scheduled the work at these times to minimize the impact on the NIU community. Here’s how it could affect users: Saturday, March 12: Starting at 5 a.m., connectivity might...
Over spring break, the Division of Information Technology is wrapping up a major project to maximize the speed and security of NIU’s core network. What’s in it for you? New network infrastructure across campus increases the speed of NIU’s network. Ten-gigabit connections have replaced one-gigabit connections in most campus buildings. Increased bandwidth will be available...
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The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is partnering with the Student Association to reduce the amount of printing on campus. Reducing NIU’s printing output will contribute to university-wide efforts toward a more environmentally friendly campus and will save hundreds of thousands of dollars per year. Such savings will be allocated to other university resources, and...
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The new NIU Division of Information Technology website will launch Friday, Nov. 6. Perhaps the best thing about the new site design is the Knowledge Base. The IT search looks at the DoIT website and the Knowledge Base to bring you “what is,” “how to” and “where is” answers to questions about IT at NIU....
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NIU’s Division of Information Technology is once again bringing EDUCAUSE Virtual Conference sessions to faculty and staff. Attendance is free for NIU employees, but registration is recommended. From Wednesday, Oct. 28, through Friday, Oct. 30, more than 20 sessions will be held in the Wellness and Literacy Building, 3100 Sycamore Road. Topics range from data...
A widespread email phishing attempt is targeting many NIU email addresses today. These emails are not legitimate and should be deleted. For more information, call (815) 753-8100 or email [email protected]
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The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) group formerly known as NIUTel – and then IT Communication Services – is moving this week to the Wellness and Literacy Building at the corner of Sycamore and Bethany roads. The move combines Communication Services resources with the DoIT Helpdesk already located in the Wellness and Literacy Building. A...
Huskie Hack
Hacking isn’t just for computer geeks or technical experts – it’s for everyone. NIU will host Huskie Hack from noon Saturday, Sept. 26, to noon Sunday, Sept. 27, in the Holmes Student Center. This free and interactive event is devoted to experiential learning, collaborative brainstorming and fun. Students from NIU, selected high schools and Chicagoland...
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NIU’s Division of Information Technology has announced the first set of awards for the Broadband Innovation Grant Opportunity established in February of this year. The grant offers up to $30,000 in funding per year for three years to NIU students, faculty and staff who can develop applications that help society leverage broadband connectivity for the...
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As a result of the year-long project to migrate GroupWise email to Outlook, GroupWise access will be turned off at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 7. If you still use GroupWise for any purpose, contact the DoIT Helpdesk at (815) 753-8100 to find a different solution. As a precaution, although it will no longer be possible...
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The upgrade of PeopleSoft, NIU’s Financial Management System (FMS), is complete. Users should clear their browser cache before logging in. For more information, or to report issues, call (815) 753-8100 or email [email protected]
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In response to usage data collected over the past year, the Division of Information Technology is adjusting computer lab hours. This summer, only the College Grind in the Holmes Student Center and Founders Library Lab on the third floor will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The labs in the School of Music, Graham Hall...
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