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IT Security Measures Effective July 1

Effective July 1, 2016, the State of South Carolina will require multifactor authentication (MFA), also known as two-step verification, to remotely access systems on the USC network. MFA protects the university by making sure stolen or guessed passwords are insufficient to obtain access to university systems.

Share your expectations regarding technology at UofSC

All students, faculty and staff are invited to discuss your expectations, experiences and thoughts about technology use inside and outside of the classroom. Lunch will be provided during an informal conversation and a facilitated group discussion will follow.

Blackboard to be updated Dec. 19-21

Blackboard will be unavailable for approximately 36 hours during this upgrade.

DoIT introduces eduroam wifi service

Traveling faculty and staff can connect to the eduroam wireless network free-of-charge when traveling to other participating universities.

Safely destroy old documents

Members of the USC community can have up to five boxes of old documents safely destroyed and recycled as part of UofSC Shred Day on Monday, Oct. 12.

Email database to be migrated

Exchange email will be migrated to a new file server, beginning in October. No interruption in service is expected. Some users may see a pop-up briefly appear in bottom right side of their screen. Click on the article for more detailed information.

New University Voice Mail System

The university telephone system was upgraded and a new voice mail system was installed over the summer. Access this article for instructions and frequently asked questions.

UTS Introduces EntertaiNET

EntertaiNET is a wireless network that residential students can use for gaming and streaming video devices.

NMC and EDUCAUSE release Horizon Report -- 2015 Higher Education Edition

Information Security Office Offers Shred Day

Article by @UofSC professor was sixth most popular on EDUCAUSE website in 2014

Partnership with IBM, Fluor approved by Board of Trustees

The Center for Applied Innovation will stimulate economic development and advance higher education.

Faculty Advisory Committee formed to guide Research Cyberinfrastructure

A five-member faculty advisory group has been formed to serve as points-of-contact for the Research Cyberinfrastructure (RCI) program at the university.

No Cost Professional Development Opportunity

Annual EDUCAUSE 2014 Virtual Conference to offer webcasts

OneCarolina project discusses plans for PeopleSoft training

News release from the OneCarolina Communications Team describes customization plan for PeopleSoft training

OneCarolina announces new project director

Howard Haynes to be the project director for OneCarolina beginning September 1, 2014

SEC Network Viewing on Gamecock Cable

Ways to make sure you don't miss the game

Student photos now available in Blackboard

Instructors to have ability to view photos of students in Blackboard

Office 365 for students

University Technology Services announces Office 365 available free for students

BEST Institute to offer faculty technology training

Faculty are invited to the Columbia campus August 18-20 to reinforce teaching and technology skills

OneCarolina project receives honor from state organization

Elite Achiever's Award goes to University Technology Services

OneCarolina Newsletter July 2014

Finance team transitions into next stage of project, and HR and Payroll begin design sessions

OneCarolina teams begin designing new system

Finance team begins analysis of business processes using PeopleSoft software

Information Privacy lesson plans available

Find lesson plans on information privacy for University 101 classes here

Finding cyber solutions

Dr. Moore and the Research Cyberinfrastructure team are helping researchers significantly reduce the time needed to analyze their data


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