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NUwave Residential Wireless Expansion Project

During Summer 2014, in partnership with Housing and Residential Life, ITS will be expanding NUwave wireless network access within university-owned residence halls. Below is a list of buildings slated for the summer expansion, along with the current status. These buildings will offer NUwave, our secure wireless network by Move-In in late August/September 2014. This list will be updated weekly during the […]

NUwave-guest changes effective May 21, 2014 – Registration now required

In an ongoing effort to enhance the security of our campus wireless networks, Information Technology Services implemented changes to the unsecured wireless network NUwave-guest. On May 21, 2014, ITS enabled registration requirements and a time limit for NUwave-guest access on the Boston campus. All other Northeastern locations will implement these changes over the summer. Individuals wishing to use the […]

Transitioning from Windows XP to Windows 7

Microsoft ended support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. Faculty, staff and labs currently using computers running Windows XP need to upgrade to Windows 7. The ITS Spring 2014 Windows 7 standard image configuration is available and offers the latest software to the Northeastern community. Microsoft officially retired Windows XP on April 8, 2014. For those still using Windows […]

How to know if there is a technology outage

ITS has several ways of informing the Northeastern community of an outage, planned or otherwise. Here’s what you can do to stay in the know: Follow the ITS Twitter account @NortheasternITS for the latest information concerning an outage Visit the ITS System Status page Check out the ITS website, where you will find not only information from System Status, […]

PRO TIP: Setting a preferred wireless network

Find your laptop connecting to NUwave-guest and not NUwave? There is a way to modify your computer’s wifi preferences so that you are always connected to Northeastern’s secure wireless network. Remember if you have myNEU credentials you should only be using NUwave as your wifi network. NUwave-guest is not secured, offers limited access and is […]

Blackboard upgraded to Service Pack 14 (SP14)

Cross-post from Academic Technology Services’s Blackboard @ Northeastern blog On December 22, 1013, Blackboard was upgraded to Service Pack 14. New features found in this upgrade: Achievements The Achievements tool allows instructors to designate criteria for issuing rewards to students in the form of both badges and certificates. Students can see which rewards they have earned and what […]

Start the academic year off strong – with a strong password

As the fall term starts, SecureNU reminds you to have a strong password. Mashable recently posted a great infographic about password protection, highlighting the Top 10 weakest passwords of 2012. Don’t make your accounts vulnerable with an easy to guess password. To change your password, log into myNEU and click the My Profile icon. Below are some tips: […]