Weekend Outages: March 7-8, 2015

During the weekend of March 7 through 8, the Office of Information Technology will be performing several upgrades.  The upgrades dates and times are as follows: Sunday March 8, 5:00am – 8:00am: The Nest will be unavailable while we upgrade the software to it’s latest version Sunday, March 8, 6:00am – 6:00pm: Employee email will…

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Phishing Scam: Dropbox Share Requests Now Being Faked

According to Wikipedia, Phishing “is the attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Communications purporting to be from popular social web sites, auction sites, banks, online payment processors or IT administrators are commonly used to…

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New IT Training Classes Available

IT Training would like to announce that a new list of IT Training classes has been posted on the Nest.  The sessions are open to all SJU faculty, staff, and students. Those interested in enrolling in an IT Training class or wishing to see a list of classes offered should click on the “Enroll for…

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How do I update my browser Home Page or Bookmarks?

Firefox Home Page: Click the menu button and choose Options. Select the General panel. In the Startup box under Home Page enter the address you would like. For example: nest.sju.edu Click OK to close the Options window. Firefox Bookmarks: 1.  Go to Bookmarks > Organize Bookmarks That should open the library window. In the Library window,…

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How do I clear my Internet Browser’s Cache?

Firefox: Click the menu button and choose Preferences (this may also say Options in certain versions of Firefox). Select the Advanced panel. Click on the Network tab. In the Cached Web Content section, click Clear Now. Close the Preferences window.  Once you reload the page, you will no longer have an error message. Chrome: Click…

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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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