New VPN Is Live: Install New GlobalProtect Software | Learn More

A new Virtual Private Network (VPN) is now live as part of Information Technology Service’s continued efforts to enhance the security of Northeastern’s network. The new VPN provides secure off-campus access to all students, faculty, staff and sponsored accounts at Northeastern. The VPN is used by individuals needing to access certain Northeastern resources from a location that does not […]

Perks of Being a Student

Student. Discount. These may be two of the best words during your time here (second to maybe “Free Pizza”). You may not be aware, but Northeastern ITS is the source of a bunch of stuff you want or need – for less or for nothing.* Take full advantage of your student status with these offerings: Microsoft […]

DreamSpark – Your Free Pass to More Microsoft Products

ITS has negotiated to add Microsoft’s DreamSpark Standard offering to the software available for all faculty, staff and students through the myNEU portal. This provides access to more than 50 of Microsoft’s more advanced products – including Visual Studio, Visio, SQL Server, and Windows Azure – for installation on your personal computer. See the full […]

Office 365 – Email and More

Since the kick-off in October, ITS has migrated more than 80 percent of Northeastern faculty and staff email accounts to Microsoft’s Office 365 servers. That is almost 7,000 accounts. The migration for the entire university will be complete by the end of January 2015. As we shared in the migration communication, email is only the […]

New Software Available – Spring 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 Spring 2015 image. Also new – local install options for Northeastern-owned, unmanaged computers are easier to find and request than ever. The myHelp Service […]

Get the Most Out of Lynda.com Training

One of the best opportunities you have at Northeastern to improve your software and personal skills is through our partnership with Lynda.com, which is available to students, faculty and staff. Many of you have taken advantage of this online training resource – we have more than 12,000 registered users, who watched over 300,000 hours of video […]

Hey, Mac Users…

There are several things Mac users at Northeastern need to look out for – right now and in the coming months. NOTE: Students – Are you a member of a student group that uses Mac? The information below for faculty and staff may also apply to your student group’s computer. Running on 10.6, 10.7 or 10.8? – Upgrade now! […]

Keeping You Connected – More 100% NUwave Residence Halls

The expansion of NUwave in the residence halls continues after the big push during Summer 2014. The overall goal is for ALL residence halls to have 100% NUwave access by September 2015 Move-In. At this time, 19 out of 35 halls have 100% wireless coverage, including Northeastern’s newest building, East Village. The remaining buildings are scheduled for […]

In Case You Missed It…

For all of you who were on co-op, abroad, or just paying more attention to the “free Office” part of September’s newsletter, here’s some of the also-important stuff you might have missed. Microsoft Office for Free If you don’t already have the latest version of Office, sign in to the myNEU portal, find the Microsoft […]