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New Functionality With Microsoft 365

Aug. 3, 2020 — On Wednesday, August 5, changes will be made so that the link to reset your password on the Microsoft 365 login page will be functional. This change is a result of your requests and feedback. However, to be functional, it will force you to verify your authentication methods the next time you login to any Microsoft…

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New Tool: G Suite for Education

July 27, 2020 — Starting fall semester 2020, all UM System faculty, staff and students will have access to Google Apps for Higher Education, including Google Drive. This is in addition to Microsoft 365 for Education, allowing you to choose the tool that works best for you. Collaborate anywhere by co-editing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in real time; manage…

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Box Update

July 22, 2020 — On Wednesday, July 29, University of Missouri Division of IT will update the University's Box configuration. After the update, you will be required to accept an updated terms of service agreement through a pop-up window on your desktop or mobile device, or the next time you log in to Box via a web browser. The…

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Adobe Creative Cloud for $40 a year- What a great price!!

July 20, 2020 — The University has negotiated a low price for Adobe Creative Cloud for our students, faculty and staff. Students can purchase and download the suite at https://missouri.onthehub.com. For faculty/staff, consult with your IT professional who will assist you with the software purchase for your university computer. The license year is July 22, 2020 to July 21,…

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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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