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Pilot of Guest Wireless Begins in Thomas Cooper Library

A time limit will be placed on the amount of time an individual remains logged into the guest portal, similar to practices at retail locations such as coffee shops, shopping malls, and grocery stores. Students and employees are encouraged to use USCfacstaff and USCstudent, which are secure portals.

Upgrades to Blackboard System Begins Dec. 21

The Division of Information Technology and Blackboard Managed Hosting will perform the annual Blackboard Upgrade on December 21 starting at 5 PM. The upgrade will take 24-36 hours, and Blackboard will be unavailable during this time.

IMAP and POP3 Servers to be Blocked on Oct. 18

In order to improve information security throughout the Columbia campus, IMAP and POP3 servers will be disabled beginning October 18, 2018. IMAP and POP3 are older methods used by computers to access email messages from a remote server.

Don't Provide Personal Info Through Email Links!

The university has seen a spike in phishing emails. Phishing is an email fraud method used by hackers and thieves to lure unsuspecting recipients into providing personal information.

Blackboard Unavailable Sunday, July 22, 2018

A critical update will be made to Blackboard. Students, faculty, and staff will be unable to login to the system during the maintenance.

New Spam Email Filter for Faculty and Staff

The email Spam filter will be replaced with a new tool on June 2, 2018. The new FireEye tool will be more effective.

Tell Us What You Need From This Website

The Division of IT is in the process of merging and streamlining its web presence. Right now, there are two primary sites: Division of IT and UTS. We'd like to better understand how YOU interact with our online resources. Take our very short survey.

 

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