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Archive – March 2009

The University has negotiated a campus-wide site license for McAfee VirusScan to replace Symantec AntiVirus on all faculty, staff and student computers. You can download and install McAfee from on your own. This new software will provide the University community a pro-active means of battling computer viruses and is free to all faculty, staff, and students. The full transition to McAfee is expected to take a few months; support for Symantec AntiVirus will conti
The P-Synch Change Password Service was updated on Monday, March 9, to improve its interface and functionality. The Change Password Service has been streamlined so that when customers activate or change their University password, all related passwords (LDAP, Windows, P-Synch) are reset simultaneously, allowing users to easily update all passwords. The easy-to-remember web address for this service is: Helpful hints for selecting a secure password can
The University strives to provide the most secure computing environment possible and to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information. Several technology initiatives that will better protect University systems will be launched this spring, including: New Antivirus Software The University has negotiated a campus-wide site license with McAfee to replace Symantec for Windows and Macintosh antivirus software. This change will provide the University community an enhanced method of bat
OIT is hiring student Residential Computing Consultants (RCCs) for the 2009-10 academic year. Interested?? Go to, complete an application, and attend any of the scheduled information sessions. Interviews will be held immediately following the sessions. No appointment is necessary. More about the RCC program can be found at: and a job description is available at: If yo