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Archive – February 2008

Is your department planning to migrate to Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007 in the near future? Did you know that OIT offers on-site training for your group to help them make the transition more smoothly? OIT offers the following migration classes on-site at your department. Introduction to Vista 2007 It is recommended that you take this class first, as all of the Office 2007 classes will be conducted using this new Microsoft operating system. This hands-on class explores Vis
OIT is hiring student Help Desk consultants and Residential Computing Consultants (RCCs) for the 2008-09 academic year. If you are interested in applying for a job, please send a cover letter and resume to and complete the form located at: For more information, attend any of the scheduled information sessions.
The Department of Facilities has identified a problem that cannot be resolved in time to proceed with the scheduled installation of the new electrical equipment in the main data center this weekend. OIT will still proceed with the computing upgrades that were planned, making some services unavailable on Saturday, February 9, from 8 a.m. to noon. To minimize the impact on the University community, the following services will remain available: Core University website pages Exc
During the period from the evening of February 4 to the late afternoon of February 5, problems on the main e-mail servers caused delivery delays of both incoming and outgoing messages. The problems have been corrected and e-mail is now being delivered normally. All of the delayed messages should be delivered during the evening of February 6. E-mail whose 24 hour delivery time limit has expired has been returned to sender. OIT apologizes for the inconvenience these delivery delays have cau
OIT is pleased to announce that all faculty, staff, and student e-mail accounts have had their quota increased to 1GB as of February 15, 2008. This quota increase will provide much needed relief for customers who are now battling to reduce their e-mail folder sizes. If you have been paying for additional e-mail quota allocation and you do not need more than 1GB, you will no longer be billed. Please see for details of quota allocations.