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Teams to Replace Skype for Business on June 1

May 14, 2020 — For those of us who regularly communicate using a chat client, Microsoft Teams will replace Skype for Business on June 1. Start getting familiar with Teams and all the features it includes. Chat Use Teams to chat one-on-one or with groups, just like you'd use Skype. Keep favorite channels, chats and teams at the top…

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Login Changes to O365/University Email on May 20

May 11, 2020 — On Wednesday, May 20, the login ID and password of your University Microsoft 365 account (including your email account) will be changed. Your actual email address and any personalized aliases that you have setup will not change. Here is some important information you need to know when accessing your account on or after this date.…

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DoIT Technology Update

May 11, 2020 — As the end of this semester approaches, I wanted to update you on the important technology changes the MU community will be experiencing over the next few months and throughout the next academic year. These changes are being expedited to increase utilization of other tools and allow us to eliminate duplicative services. The CIOs of…

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Access Computing Sites Remotely and Free Software for Students

March 23, 2020 — DoIT now offers remote access to our campus Computing Sites.  Many labs contain specialized software students need for classroom success.  Just login to Cisco Virtual Private Network (VPN), then go to this website to access a Sites computer and software.  Software Anywhere is also available to remote students.  Plus, many software companies are providing students…

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Remote Work Resources (FAQ)

March 10, 2020 — In anticipation of an increased need to support remote work and remote teaching, we want to answer some of your most asked questions.  To stay updated on the conditions or status of the University, please visit MU Alert. Q:  How should I prepare to teach online in the event that in-person classes are not possible…

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Email Authentication Upgrade

Dec. 23, 2019 — UM System Information Technology will upgrade the email authentication used systemwide on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. These changes are a step in adding additional security to your University email account. If you experience any issues, the first step is to reboot your computer. If you continue to encounter problems, please contact your local IT Help Desk.…

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Multi-Factor Authentication to Access Student O365 Accounts

Dec. 10, 2019 — Multi-factor authentication (MFA) will be required to access student email and Office 365 applications effective December 18, 2019. MFA protects your data by adding a layer of security, making it difficult for unauthorized users to access your online accounts. To better protect your information and email, we are implementing MFA on all student O365 accounts.…

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Adobe CC Suite Now Available for Student Purchase

Aug. 17, 2019 — MU Students can purchase the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite for $40 per year.  The year beings July 23, 2019.  They purchase the software through missouri.onthehub.com.  

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Print Smart Joins with Your TigerCard

July 29, 2019 — Print Smart is your MU student focused printing program.  Every enrolled student receives a semester printing allowance.  Once you have utilized your allowance, you can add funds to your TigerCard to pay for additional printing.  For more information, check out our Print Smart program details.

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Active Directory Consolidation

May 12, 2019 — Beginning May 2019, the University will start migrating faculty, staff, student and certain retiree user accounts to a single user domain for accessing university applications. This will allow a single method of identification for all application users, reduce complexity in information systems, increase security and help enhance collaboration systemwide. For more information on the migration,…

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