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In Information Systems & Technology (IST) we strive to provide effective information systems, technology and services in support of learning, teaching, research and administrative needs.

On our site you'll find information on the IT services and resources available to students, faculty and staff; IST and campus-wide IT projects and initiatives; and information on our continuous efforts to provide an exceptional IT environment on campus.

  1. Oct. 15, 2018Test of the campus emergency communication system - October 22

    What is happening? We will be testing the University’s campus-wide emergency communication system.

    When is this happening? Monday, October 22 between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.                                             

    What is the impact? Emergency communication channels being tested include:

  2. Oct. 11, 2018Skype for Business (S4B) maintenance – October 15-18

    What is happening? The Skype for Business East Campus 2 (EC2) datacentre pool will be updated to the latest version. This patch will also provide better support for the new Mac Skype for Business 2016 client and address a specific issue regarding phone calls from the Mac clients. During this time, we will also be re-balancing the two pools (EC2 and MC), which will involve moving a set of users from EC2 to MC when the maintenance is completed.

    When is this happening? 

    Monday, October 15 at 10:00 p.m.

  3. Oct. 10, 2018CN-VPN hardware and software upgrade – November 6

    What is happening? The current VPN solution is at end-of-life. New hardware will be implemented to support campus VPN connections.

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  1. Oct. 18, 2018SharePoint 2016: Under the Hood

    This seminar will include:

    • Review of cleanup and migration to SharePoint 2016 (10 minutes)
    • Changes in the User Interface (10 minutes)
    • Features that have changed or been added – and how to activate them! (30 minutes with demo)
    • Some cool things we’ve discovered (20 minutes with demo)
    • Q&A period
  2. Oct. 19, 2018Presentation Friday - DeliverPoint

    IST has recently purchased a SharePoint permissions management tool called DeliverPoint, which will help address the limited default permission management functions within SharePoint. Jennifer will provide an overview of DeliverPoint and the benefits of the tool when administering system permissions.

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