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Take a Road Trip with Taste of Technology in June

Author: Anne Kolaczyk

The Taste of Technology mini-conference returns this June to take you on a virtual road trip. Visit GoogleVille, Chrome-opolis and other virtual locations to brush up on the latest technology, as well as find out what’s changed and what can help make your life easier.

The 12 sessions cover a wide range of technology topics. There is something for every interest and every level of expertise, including:…

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IT Maintenance Begins on 6-4-22

Author: Lenette Votava

Beginning Saturday, June 4 at 8 a.m. through 8 p.m. (ET) Sunday, June 5, 2022, Office of Information Technologies (OIT) systems engineers will perform a variety of planned maintenance activities and upgrades.

Major IT services that may be UNAVAILABLE for some or all of the maintenance period include:

  • Banner and administrative applications that use Banner data:

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Don’t Lose Access to Your ND Files After You Graduate

Author: Lenette Votava

Congratulations graduates! As you prepare for your graduation, be sure to review these important guidelines to maintain access to important documents, files and resources.

Your Notre Dame NetID will be deactivated 60 days after you graduate. Be sure to transfer any of these resources you want to keep from your Notre Dame student account to a personal account before the deactivation date.

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IT Maintenance Begins on 4-1-22

Author: Lenette Votava

Beginning Friday, April 1 from 7 to 8 p.m. (ET) and Saturday, April 2 at 8 a.m. through 8 p.m. (ET) Sunday, April 3, 2022, Office of Information Technologies (OIT) systems engineers will perform a variety of planned maintenance activities and upgrades.

Major IT services that may be UNAVAILABLE for some or all of the maintenance period include:

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Let Your IT Skills Blossom with Classes This Spring

Author: Anne Kolaczyk

The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) is offering the classes you need in just the way you need them this spring. Whether you want to take an instructor-led class that’s taught in-person in a training lab or an online class that’s available 24/7, you can find a class to meet your needs.

On-Demand Classes When You Need Them…

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Computer Repair Service During ND Bookstore Transition

Author: Lenette Votava

Computer repair service at the Notre Dame Bookstore Technology (Hammes) Hub will continue to be available to faculty, staff and students, but some service availability changes will begin prior to the management transition period (March 5 through March 13).

Normal service will continue to be available through Sunday, Feb. 27.

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New Security Updates for Apple Devices

Author: Cassie McCan

Apple recently released operating system updates to address security vulnerabilities. The OIT Information Security team recommends that anyone with any Apple device—both personal and University owned—should install the updates immediately.

These are major operating system updates, and may take approximately 45-60 minutes to complete. Please follow the instructions below to upgrade each of your device(s):

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Grow Your IT Skills with OIT Training Classes

Author: Anne Kolaczyk

Do you need to cultivate your IT skills? This spring, the Office of Information Technologies (OIT) has a variety of classes to help your IT skills flourish.

Time-Out for Tech Sessions

Time-Out for Tech is a series of short (30 minute) sessions on a variety of technical topics, designed to keep you in the know without sacrificing a lot of time in your busy schedule.…

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$1,000 Referral Bonus Available for Open OIT Positions

Author: Lenette Votava

With more than 20 positions to fill in the next few months, the Office of Information Technologies (OIT) is offering a $1,000 bonus to any ND employee who refers a candidate (external to Notre Dame) that is hired to help OIT grow its diverse, talented organization.

To refer someone, fill out this form

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Self Help IT Tips Before & During Christmas Break

Author: Lenette Votava

Like most University offices, the Office of Information Technologies (OIT) will be closed for the Christmas and New Year holidays beginning Thursday, December 23, 2021 through Monday, January 3, 2022.

Here are some valuable IT tips to help you prepare for the holiday break, and what you can do in case you have an IT question or issue while you’re away.…

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Need Last Minute Gift Ideas? Check Out the ND Employee Marketplace!

Author: Lenette Votava

If you need some ideas for last minute holiday gifts, the ND Employee Marketplace on the ND Mobile app may have what you’re looking for.

It’s a convenient, safe and secure way for employees to post items to sell and view items to buy, share and swap.

If you are looking for purchase or post something specific, the items are classified into categories to help you hone your search such as:

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IT Maintenance Begins on 12-4-21

Author: Lenette Votava

Beginning Saturday, Dec. 4 at 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. (ET) Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, Office of Information Technologies (OIT) systems engineers will perform a variety of planned maintenance activities and upgrades.

Major IT services that may be UNAVAILABLE for some or all of the maintenance period include:

  • Banner and all administrative applications including:

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New OIT Technical Training Classes Debut in November

Author: Anne Kolaczyk

New classes will debut in the coming weeks—all designed with your changing training needs in mind.

Need to learn a Google app and can’t find a scheduled class? Now, you can choose from a variety of on-demand classes that focus on using these tools at Notre Dame.

No time to attend a long Photoshop class? New shortened Photoshop classes are available that will teach you how to touch up and manipulate your photos.…

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Mandatory 10-Digit Dialing Begins on 10-24-21

Author: Lenette Votava

On Sunday, Oct. 24, callers in the 219 or 574 area codes should begin using 10 digits (area code plus phone number) when placing local calls.

Though local calls dialed without the area code will still go through on Oct. 24, they will no longer go through after this date.

When making outside local calls from a Notre Dame phone, you’ll need to dial “8,” “1” and the area code—just like making a long distance call.

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Celebrate Cyber Security Awareness Month

Author: Kolin Hodgson

Halloween isn’t the only reason to celebrate in October! It’s also the time of year to take part in Cyber Security Awareness Month.

There are many steps to incorporate into your daily routine to ensure the safety of Notre Dame’s data as well as your personal information. In honor of this year’s theme, “Do Your Part. BeCyberSmart,” take a closer look at these best practices for basic online security.

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