Nov. 19, 2014 — "Twas the night before Cyber Monday and all through the house..." Tis the season for electronic retail, a non-shopper's holiday dream come true! No lines, no wait, no wobbly shopping cart wheels. However online shopping may not be as cozy as you expect. Follow our best practices to ensure your holiday shopping spree goes off without a hitch. Learn more about secure online shopping.
Nov. 21, 2014 - DoIT Tech Support (phone and walk-up) and the computer labs will operate on reduced hours over the Thanksgiving Break. Computer lab break hours begin at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, Nov. 30 (regular hours resume Monday, Dec. 1). Tech Support and other DoIT services will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27 and 28. Phone support resumes regular hours at noon Saturday, Nov. 28. Walk-up support will reopen on Monday, Dec. 1. Take advantage of online tech support throughout the Thanksgiving break. Learn more about computer lab hours over Thanksgiving break.
Nov. 11, 2014 — You are working away on your laptop when, BAM! you just can't remember how to (insert problem here). How to get your question answered without losing your great table in the Student Center? Live Chat! is #heretohelp!
Nov. 18, 2014 — Nov. 12, 2014 MU became the 22nd organization to connect directly to the national Internet2 network at 100-gigabit Ethernet. (That's 100 billion bits per second!) Keep up-to-date with research activities and events at MU through the research computing blog.
Oct. 13, 2014 — DoIT, in conjunction with ET@MO, is evaluating learning management systems (LMS) to support teaching and learning at MU. A working group devised questions for surveys, focus groups, and the overall process. These questions are the outline that various LMS vendors are using to present their solutions. Learn more about the LMS Review process and vendors.
Sept. 21, 2014 — The recent Apple release of iOS 8 has been tested to work with campus wireless and email services.
If you had problems freeing up enough space for the installation, DoIT recommends connecting your iDevice to a computer and updating through iTunes. This requires only 1 GB free space (as opposed to the 6 GB when updating wirelessly). For more information see Update Your Device Using iTunes.