We will be performing routine maintenance on web services hosted at the Computing Services Facility on Friday March 24, 6 - 10 pm. Brief outages may occur. This will not affect web sites hosted on the Content Management System (Drupal).
Issues with the Edwards campus website have been resolved. If you continue to experience any problems with the Edwards campus website, please contact KU IT Customer Service Center at 864-8080.
KanREN (KU's Internet Service Provider) will be performing maintenance to networks on Thursday, March 23 from midnight - 4 a.m. There will be brief loss of connectivity during this time.
Issues with Brass Ring access have been resolved. If you continue to experience any problems with access to Brass Ring services, please contact KU IT Customer Service Center at 864-8080.
Issues with the KUAnywhere VPN Service have been resolved. If you continue to experience any problems with the KUAnywhere VPN Service, please contact KU IT Customer Service Center at 864-8080.
Issues with Jayhawk wireless in Wescoe Hall have been resolved. If you continue to experience any problems with wireless services, please contact KU IT Customer Service Center at 864-8080.
Budig Lab will observe the following hours during Spring Break:
Saturday-Sunday, March 18-19: Closed
Monday-Friday, March 20-24: 8am-5pm
Saturday-Sunday, March 25-26: Closed
Issues with network connectivity at Snow Hall have been resolved. If you continue to experience any problems with services, please contact KU IT Customer Service Center at 864-8080.
KU's Blackboard resources website (blackboard.ku.edu) will soon be getting a new look and feel (see below). A new homepage and improved navigation will make it even easier to find the resources you need on Blackboard at KU.
Beginning Monday, Feb. 6, dialing numbers in Skype for Business phone service will be more like your mobile phone. If you have Skype for Business phone service, you will dial 10 digits for all calls: long distance, local and even KU numbers.
KU Information Technology’s portal developers have been working to update the myKU portal to provide a better user experience. We listened to feedback from students, faculty and staff, and have redesigned the look and improved the functionality of the portal.
SoftChalk recently released a new version of SoftChalk Create, SoftChalk Create 10. For those unfamiliar with SoftChalk, SoftChalk Create is a content creation software that allows instructors to create interactive lesson content that can be integrated within Blackboard courses.
With Skype for Business phone service, KU faculty and staff will use their computer to make and receive traditional phone calls via their KU work number.
KU students, faculty and staff now have 1TB of free cloud storage via OneDrive for Business and access to online versions of Microsoft Office products through Office 365 as part of a new service at KU called myCommunity.
Beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 11, KU Information Technology is upgrading the University’s email platform. This upgrade will not significantly change the Windows Outlook desktop client, but you will see improved design and new features in the Outlook Web App.
On Thursday, June 18, we made a change to the service that allows KU students, faculty and staff to synchronize their KU email and calendars to smartphones and other mobile devices.
Lync is now Skype for Business.
Microsoft is changing Lync to Skype for Business. KU faculty, staff and students may begin seeing the change to Skype for Business beginning April 14.
Your KU experience is filled with a wide range of websites and applications.
Thanks to a new three-year licensing agreement with Adobe, KU faculty and staff can now purchase a home use subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.) for just $10 per year. That’s a savings of more than 95% off the standard educational price of $240 per year.