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Sharpen Your Skills with OIT Training Classes in November

Author: Lenette Votava

Do you want to sharpen your skills with popular computer applications and tools? Whether you’re trying to learn apps needed for your job, looking for a better solution for a process, or just want to increase your skill set, OIT training classes have something for you this November.

And remember—you can list classes you take as professional development in Endeavor. Here’s a look at the OIT training classes in November:…

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What You Can Do To Protect Your Data

Author: Lenette Votava

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This annual event is designed to educate and empower people to use the Internet safely and securely. Take a closer look at this article with tips on how you can increase your online knowledge and safety.


We all have a responsibility to know basic information security protections to safeguard data and prevent those data from being mishandled:…

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Top Tips When Using Okta

Author: Lenette Votava

Okta is the new two step login service at Notre Dame. Here are some valuable tips to help you set your Okta login preferences and maintain your new Okta account:

  • Set up at least two devices/methods in your Okta account in case something happens to the primary device you use to complete the two step login process. The OIT recommends setting up the Okta Verify mobile app, and at least one other option. Instructions are available in this knowledgebase article

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The New OKTA Two Step Login Service Is Now Live

Author: Lenette Votava

All faculty, staff and students will begin using the new Okta two step login service on Monday, July 29.

When logging in to access Notre Dame services like your Gmail account, Google Apps, Sakai, Box, etc., you will see the new Okta new login screen that features the golden dome against blue sky. Just login as you normally would, and complete the two step login process with one of your enrolled devices.…

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ND Ranks 13th Among Large Organizations in Computerworld 2019 List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT

Author: Lenette Votava

Recognized for the seventh year in a row, the University of Notre Dame ranks 13th among large organizations in IDG's Computerworld’s 2019 Best Places to Work in IT, and one of 100 top organizations that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation.

All organizations will be included in coverage on Computerworld.com

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Make Informed Decisions with dataND

Author: Lenette Votava

At Notre Dame, data informs strategy and decision making. DataND, is an aggregate of valuable institutional data available to the campus community in a secure and effective way.

DataND allows you to access, combine, explore and understand Notre Dame’s institutional data like never before. It offers:

  • Easy-to-read reports and graphics to help tell your story

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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, YouTube videos, etc.

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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Relocation of the ND Service Center

Author: Lenette Votava

The Notre Dame Service Center has been relocated from 102 IT Center to 115 DeBartolo Hall with the OIT Help Desk.

All computer assistance and/or IT support is now available in one convenient location. You can take advantage of services such as hardware repair, computer rental, borrowing audio/video equipment, and application or network configuration questions. All other contact methods, including phone numbers, email, etc., for the OIT Help Desk and ND Service Center will remain the same.…

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Valuable News & Tips in NDWorks OIT Insert

Author: Lenette Votava

You can find valuable news and tips in the OIT 4-page insert that appeared in the November/December issue of NDWorks. From getting to know John Gohsman, the new vice president for IT and chief information officer to finding IT help in the ServiceNow knowledge base; and Google app updates to tips on keeping a handle on privacy in social media apps.…

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Self Help IT Tips Before & During Christmas Break

Author: Lenette Votava

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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 Monday, December 24, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019.

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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Relocating Departmental Files from NetFile to Google Drive

Author: Lenette Votava

Individual NetFile accounts have been successfully migrated to Google Drive. The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) is now in the final phase of relocating files stored in all departmental NetFile storage spaces to Google Drive by Wednesday, October 17, 2018.

The departmental accounts in NetFile will be moved in two groups. The first group will begin final migration on Tuesday, September 25,

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Partnering to capture and preserve the University's natural beauty

Author: Marissa Gebhard

LtPhoto of the plaque at Tim and Lauren Carey’s tree and the message in the handmade album Lauren presented to Tim on their wedding day.

When Lauren Carey planned her December 2015 wedding to her husband, Tim, she wanted to commemorate the occasion with something that would last through the years. Being quite the planner, Lauren began her search for a special gift about eight months before their big day.…

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Individual Files from NetFile Now in Google Drive

Author: Lenette Votava

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As of Wednesday, August 1, access to your NetFile space containing your individual files has been removed. These files have been relocated to your Google Drive in a folder called Migrated_From_NetFile.

As you begin working with your files in Google Drive, please be aware that documents containing links to other files may no longer work.

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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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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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