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Don't Forget to Transition Your Files Before You Graduate

Author: Lenette Votava

All the hard work you've done as part of your Notre Dame academic career needs to go with you as you take your next step. You need to begin taking steps to transfer your files stored in:

  • Gmail & Google Drive
  • Box Resources
  • Other services including web pages, NetFile and AFS files

Just locate the files and other resources you want to keep from your Notre Dame account and transfer them to a personal account, such as your Notre Dame alumni account, within 60 days after you graduate. Your NetID will be deactivated after this time.…

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NetFile Storage Transition to Google Drive & Box Underway

Author: Lenette Votava

The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) launched a campus-wide initiative to replace Notre Dame’s antiquated network file storage system, including NetFile, to more advanced systems that offer greater resilience and features.

The University’s teaching, learning and research initiatives continue to advance, and so has file storage requirements of students, faculty and staff including:…

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New Google Collaboration Tool: Team Drives

Author: Lenette Votava

Google Team Drive

Google has introduced Team Drives, a new collaboration tool. It is designed to simplify managing shared files for department and project teams, clubs, groups, committees, etc.

Team Drives is located within Google Drive, and will display beneath your My Drive space in your Google Drive. Anyone who manages files for groups or teams can take advantage of these benefits:…

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New Tap Card Readers on PrintND Printers

Author: Lenette Votava

The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) completed a project to replace the swipe card readers on all PrintND printers with tap card readers. Any printer not part of the PrintND printing system is not affected.

These readers are similar to those used in the dining halls. The only card that will work with the tap card reader is the new ID card (Irish1Card). Your old ID card will no longer work at the printers, and in order to release your print job, you will need to touch the screen to login manually.…

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CAS & Two Step Login Page Changes on 1-7-18

Author: Lenette Votava

Office of Information Technologies (OIT) system engineers will upgrade the Central Authentication Service (CAS) on Sunday, January 7, 2018 between 6:00 and 8:00 a.m.

During this timeframe, anyone trying to login to a service that requires single sign-on (including Gmail, Google, Box, ServiceNow, Sakai, etc.), may experience intermittent connectivity issues.…

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Self Help IT Tips While on Christmas Break

Author: Lenette Votava

Like most University offices at this time of year, the Office of Information Technologies (OIT) will be closed for the Christmas and New Year holidays beginning Friday, December 22, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018.

If you do have a question or run into an issue during Christmas break, you’ll find information and solutions documented in the self-service ServiceNow knowledge base

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IT Security Alert: Fake LinkedIn Invitation

Author: Katie Rose

This morning or late yesterday, many people at Notre Dame received a LinkedIn connection invitation from someone impersonating our president, Fr. John Jenkins.  Unfortunately, this LinkedIn account does not actually belong to our president, and instead, a scammer is using it to try to gain access to your personal information and login credentials.…

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Announcing the opening of the Rex and Alice A. Martin Media Center

Author: Dan Skendzel

It is my great privilege and honor to announce the opening of the Rex and Alice A. Martin Media Center for Notre Dame faculty and staff on September 5, 2017.   The Martin Media Center is a game-changer for Notre Dame.  The cutting edge audio-video production capabilities of this facility are at the head of the class in higher education and rival national network facilities.   As a campus community, we owe a great debt of gratitude to Rex and Alice Martin for their extraordinary generosity in making this state-of-the-art center a reality.  …

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IT Security Alert: Update on Latest Global Ransomware Threat

Author: Katie Rose

Ransomware

Many news agencies continue to report on the latest global ransomware threat that has affected corporations and institutions in the United States.

Ransomware is a type of security threat that holds your files hostage until you pay money. This serious threat is known as Petya, and it is very similar to the WannaCry threat that was publicized in May. Most computers at Notre Dame are already protected from both Petya and WannaCry.  …

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ND Ranks in Computerworld 2017 Best Places to Work

Author: Katie Rose

The University of Notre Dame ranks 11th among large organizations in the Computerworld 2017 Best Places to Work in IT list. This is the fifth year in a row that Notre Dame has ranked among the top 100 organizations that provide challenging work for information technology employees while providing great benefits and compensation.

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5 Steps to Getting Started for New Faculty

Author: Chelsea Noble

Are you a new faculty member at Notre Dame? Welcome! The OIT is here to help you with your technology needs throughout your career at Notre Dame. Here are five steps we recommend for getting started:

  1. Set Up Your NetID and Password

    Your University NetID is the key to most technology resources on campus, including email, campus networks, shared file systems, Sakai, and our campus portal, insideND. To set up your NetID and password, visit the NetID activation page

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