The Outlook Exchange you know will soon be Office 365

Information Technology Services has been planning the implementation of new and innovative productivity tools and services – Microsoft Office 365. All Northeastern University faculty and staff will transition to Office 365, starting this fall with the migration of email. Rest assured, ITS will provide assistance through each part of this transition and information will be […]

Student Advantage = Free Microsoft Office

As announced over the summer, students can now get the entire Microsoft Office suite for FREE during their time here at Northeastern. Under the Student Advantage program, Northeastern is offering all active students the chance to download the latest version of Microsoft Office – currently Office 2013 for Windows and Office 2011 for Mac. This program […]

New residence halls with 100% NUwave access

Over the summer, in partnership with Housing and Residential Life, ITS expanded NUwave wireless network access within 17 university-owned residence halls. These buildings offer NUwave, our secure wireless network, throughout the entire building. Students still have access to ResNet, the wired network, for high speed Internet access, which we recommend using for streaming and other high-bandwidth uses. ITS aims […]

More swipe-to-print locations on the Boston campus

Over past few months, ITS has continued the printer expansion work started during Summer 2013. Ten new print locations have been added in residential buildings on campus, along with the Marino Center, Hayden and Ryder Hall, bringing the total number of swipe-to-print locations to 19. The new additions are letter size (8.5×11) black-and-white printers which you can […]

Classroom Technology Updates

For fall, Academic Technology Services has made two major updates to some of the technology you use in classrooms: Tegrity lecture capture and the TurningPoint clickers. Tegrity HTML5 video playback is now available in supported browsers. This provides an improved viewing experience for students, along with greater search capability through the new video tagging feature […]

Academic Technologies Training Update

Academic Technology Services training courses are in full swing. Courses are offered on a variety of topics to help faculty learn about and use technology in their courses. In addition to the Introduction to Blackboard course, courses on other Blackboard features include the discussion board and the gradebook assessment. Gradebook Assessment (click to enlarge image) […]

The ITS website is ready for its close up

Just in time for fall classes, our website has undergone a transformation designed to make interacting with ITS easier than ever before. Check it out and don’t forget to bookmark http://www.northeastern.edu/its. The first thing you will probably notice is that we’ve made it simple to find the services that are tailored to your needs: on […]

ITS Training: Lynda.com goes mobile and more

Lynda.com on the go Thousands of faculty, staff and students have found using Northeastern’s access to Lynda.com online training a valuable skill building resource. If you haven’t checked it out yet, you can go to lynda.northeastern.edu and log in with your myNEU credentials. For both new and existing users, you can also take advantage of […]