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Intermittent Network Outage During Maintenance

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On October 17 from 4 to 7 AM, we will perform maintenance on the campus network. During this maintenance, Internet connections in some parts of campus will be disrupted.

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StarRez Update

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We will perform a minor update to StarRez, the online housing request system, from 6 PM on October 10 to 12 AM on October 11. During this update, you may not be able to access StarRez.

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ThunderCloud Training Security Updates

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At 6 PM on October 11, we will update the security certificates for ThunderCloud Training, powered by Lynda.com. During this update, you will not be able to sign in to ThunderCloud Training.

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Test Printer Added to ThunderCloud Printing

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On October 5, we will begin testing the possibility of adding College-owned Konica printers to ThunderCloud Printing. In order to begin testing, we will add a test printer to the ThunderCloud Printers list.

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New Paperless Account Forms

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In September 2016, we switched to new paperless account forms. These forms are used for new employees requesting computer accounts and for supervisors requesting special access on behalf of their employees.

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MacOS Sierra

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On September 20, Apple released macOS 10.12 Sierra through the App Store. While this update is exciting, we request that you wait to update any College-owned Macs until we can provide full functionality with our campus systems.

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VoIP Upgrade on September 24 and 25

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On Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25, we will perform an upgrade of our VoIP phone system.

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Printer Update

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On September 21 and 22, we will update the network printing on College-owned Windows computers. This is part of an ongoing effort to retire outdated services such as Novell iPrint, the software currently used for network printing.

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Upcoming Seminars: Topics in Learning and Teaching

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Topics in Learning and Teaching (TiLT) is a faculty-focused monthly seminar series that will highlight best practices and resources to support learner-centric education.

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ThunderCloud Storage Group Shares Now Available

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

ThunderCloud Storage group shares, powered by Box, are now available. A group share is a collaborative shared folder that has all the features available in Box but belongs to a department or group rather than an individual.

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Tags: Security

iOS Security Update

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On August 25, Apple released an important security update for iOS devices (iPhones and iPads). This update, iOS 9.3.5, repairs a critical security vulnerability.

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Anonymous FTP No Longer Available

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

As part of ongoing security improvements, the College's anonymous FTP server was shut down on August 17. This server, previously located at ftp.wheaton.edu, was used to transfer files that were too large to send via email.

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Equipment Circulation Now Located in Blanchard 171

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Equipment Circulation is now located in Blanchard 171. This new location is more central and will allow AIT to increase efficiency while continuing to serve the College community.

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Tags: Training ThunderCloud Services Printing Network

New Student Checklist

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Welcome to Wheaton! Academic and Institutional Technology is looking forward to getting to know you and is available to assist you with any technology-related questions you might have. Before you come to campus, there are some things you should know.

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