Tech News on Hawk Hill

IT Outage: Planned for the Week of March 24th

During the week of March 25th, OIT has the following upgrades and outages planned: March 24th 5am-9am – Our Central Authentication System (CAS) will be upgraded. CAS allows students to seamlessly access Gmail, Google Apps and Blackboard once logging into MySJU. These tools can still be accessed through the following links: Blackboard – blackboard9.sju.edu Gmail…

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TSC & Media Services Spring Break Hours

During the week of Spring Break, the TSC hours are as follows: Saturday, March 2 – Sunday, March 3 – CLOSED Monday, March 4 – Friday, March 8 – 7:30AM – 5:00PM Saturday, March 9 – CLOSED Sunday, March 10 – 11:00AM – 5:00PM Media Services: Saturday, March 2 – Sunday, March 3 – CLOSED…

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Google Apps for Education

In August, we transitioned student email to Gmail and the response has been great.  We are excited to announce that during Spring Break, we will be releasing Google Apps for Education to our students. When you return to SJU on March 11th, you can now look forward to Google Drive, Google Sites, and Google Talk.…

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Banner INB Upgrade and required Java Update

On Sunday, we upgraded Banner INB. This upgrade will require an update to Java on your computer.  See below for instructions for upgrading Java on your PC or Mac. To access the upgraded version of Banner INB, please go to MySJU – School Services – Banner System – Banner Production (New) If you have any…

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Adobe Emergency Flash Player Upgrade

In order to address a vulnerability, Adobe has released an emergency upgrade to Flash. To install the upgrade, go to http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/. More information on this topic can be found at http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/emergency-adobe-flash-player-patched-fix-pair-zero-days-02081

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Media Services Hours and Location Update

Beginning Monday, February 4th, the Media Services’ office, located in B/L 34 will no longer remain open until 10pm and will close, instead, at 7pm.  The Merion Hall office will remain open until 10pm to handle any campus events or problems that may arise.  In the future, all equipment check-outs will take place at the…

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Walk-in Training Hours!

As a way of offering additional support to students, the TSC will offer evening walk-in training hours from 4:00PM – 6:00 PM in Science Center 129 on Wednesdays beginning February 6th. Please contact Ben Jezierski, IT Training Coordinator at bjeziers@sju.edu or by phone at (610)660-3386 if you have any questions.

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February Lynda.com Licenses now available!

In order to offer continuing technical support, we’d like to announce that we’ve recently purchased a limited number of licenses from Lynda.com, a recognized provider of online training. These licenses are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and will provide you with full access to Lynda.com’s library of online training material for a one-month period…

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Welcome Back, Students!

Hello Hawks! Welcome back to SJU. We hope you had a wonderful winter break. During move-in Sunday, January 13th, the TSC will have extended walk-in hours in SC129 to assist with technology issues such as setting up wireless, viruses or spyware, hardware or setting up email on the new device you received for Christmas. Our…

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Windows 8 at SJU

At this time, we are in the process of testing Windows 8.  We will continue to install and support Windows 7 on all SJU owned machines.  For faculty and staff making personal computer purchases, please be aware that not all SJU services currently work with Windows 8.  If you are making a personal computer purchase,…

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