Now available for students: OneDrive for Business

Last fall, Northeastern introduced free downloads of Microsoft Office for students through Microsoft Student Advantage Program, which is made possible by the university’s Office 365 license. As of this fall, students now also have free access to OneDrive for Business, the Office 365 cloud storage service. NOTE: OneDrive for Business is not the same as Microsoft’s […]

Introducing RemoteApp – A New Way To Use Applications

Starting today, September 9, 2015, a new virtual desktop service named RemoteApp is available to students, faculty and staff. This new service will replace the older technology behind the myApps virtual Windows desktop experience at the end of the Fall 2015 semester. With the new service, you remotely connect to our servers for virtual access to individual Windows […]

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From ATS: Fall 2015 Updates

Academic Technology Services is providing greater visibility into classroom technology, enhancing collaboration and learning spaces, piloting a new content creation tool, and reaching out for speakers at next year’s TEXPO. As a reminder, ATS provides classroom technology training throughout the year. New Classroom Website A new View The Classrooms site, which showcases classroom technology, is now […]

Coming Soon – new ITS services for Fall 2015

Information Technology Services works year-round to bring the Northeastern community new and enhanced technology and services. Starting this fall, ITS is rolling out a number of updates. Read on below for more information about how this will affect you. eduroam Transition to 64-bit Windows environment Upgrading to App-V 5.0 Switching faculty/staff email from to […]

New Software Available – Fall 2015

New and the latest versions of software are now available to the Northeastern community in ITS-managed labs, on Faculty/Staff Northeastern-managed computers and for local install. Software availability is based on the Fall 2015 image. If you are a faculty or staff member on a managed computer and are not seeing the latest software in Start or Software […]

Important Retirements: 32-bit Windows image, myApps, older versions of OS X

32-bit Northeastern-managed Windows computers Retiring June 30, 2016 Following the trend of the tech industry, ITS has been moving towards a 64-bit-only environment for desktops and laptops. Starting this semester, ITS will only offer a 64-bit version of the Windows image. As a whole, the industry has been shifting to 64-bit as it pushes the boundaries of new technologies, […]

Take advantage of ITS Training

The ITS Training group is here to provide you with resources that will enhance your professional development – whether you are a student preparing for co-op, a soon-to-be graduate, a member of the faculty, or staff at any department. Below are some of the services provided, and some technologies you should take full advantage of […]

Hit top speed on Northeastern wifi

A wireless network rarely outpaces the connection speed of a wired one (which is why ITS recommends using NUnet or ResNet whenever possible), but nothing beats the freedom of wandering campus while connected to wifi. To get the most out of the NUwave wireless network, check out the information and tips below. Location, Location, Location If […]

Move-In Twitter Contest

ITS is having a Twitter contest during Fall 2015 Move-In. Prizes include a 64GB iPad mini (with a Northeastern case) and five $25 gift certificates to the Northeastern Bookstore. Current students, faculty and staff (excluding ITS staff) are eligible to participate. Questions and challenges will be tweeted out by @NortheasternITS during move-in. Each correctly answered question, […]