Posts by Olivia

Christmas Break: IT Outages

Over the Christmas break, the Office of Information Technology will be taking the opportunity to perform some upgrades and maintenance.  Here are the outages you can expect: December 28, 6:00AM – 9:00AM: Banner INB, SSB, and DegreeWorks will be unavailable December 28, 7:00AM – 12:00PM: Cognos, Operational Data Store (ODS), and the Academic Dashboard will…

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Saying Good-bye to MySJU – January 7th

On November 18, with the redirect of MySJU, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) began the transition towards one University portal, The Nest. We first launched The Nest on March 17 and our goal with the parallel launch was to give you a chance to become acquainted with The Nest before completely removing access to…

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The Nest: Definitions and FAQs – Employee Version

1.) What is a portlet? Portlets are the small sections within pages.  A portlet usually contains several items that are fall under a particular topic. For example, Faculty Registration Tools or Employee Resources.   2.) What is a page? A page in The Nest is basically the tabs you see across the top when you…

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The Nest: Definitions and FAQs – Faculty version

1.) What is a portlet? Portlets are the small sections within pages.  A portlet usually contains several items that are fall under a particular topic. For example, Faculty Registration Tools or Employee Resources. 2.) What is a page? A page in The Nest is basically the tabs you see across the top when you log…

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The Nest: Definitions and FAQs – Student Version

1.) You keep saying portlet. What is a portlet? Portlets are the small sections within pages.  A portlet usually contains several items that fall under a particular topic. For example, Registration Tools or Financial Literacy.   2.) What is a page? Pages in The Nest are basically the tabs you see across the top when…

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Hardware Failure at Internet Service Provider

Today, at approximately 1:15PM the Office of Information Technology (OIT) was made aware of a hardware failure by our Internet Service Provider (ISP).  The ISP is an external company that provides internet connectivity to SJU. Due to this hardware failure we are currently running at one-third of our normal bandwidth. This means that you will…

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MySJU is Retiring!

The Nest, SJU’s information portal, launched during the Spring 2014 semester as the replacement for our legacy portal, MySJU.  The Office of Information Technology (OIT) has continued to add functionality and improve The Nest based on feedback received from campus constituents so we may begin the process of phasing out MySJU as our primary portal.…

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The Nest: Useful Links & Tools Portlet

Under the Employee Page in The Nest, you will find an enhanced portlet called “Useful Links and Tools”.  This portlet is great news for users of the following tools: Banner INB INB is short for “Internet Native Banner” and refers to the back-end of Banner that is most widely used by administrative staff to manage…

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