NUwave Residential Wireless Expansion Project – Phase II

UPDATE: On August 15, 2015, all Northeastern-owned residential buildings will have 100% NUwave access, and a ban on all personally-owned wireless routers and/or wireless access points will go into effect in these buildings. After August 15, 2015, any pre-existing personally-owned wireless routers and/or wireless access points must be disconnected. If you are moving into residential […]

Windows 10 – What Northeastern Windows users need to know

Microsoft began the phased release of Windows 10 on July 29, 2015. With its latest operating system, Microsoft is providing a new experience, and moving to a new delivery model for enterprise and personal users. What is different? Windows 10 is a major update, whether you are currently on Windows 7 or 8.1. For the […]

Office 2016 for Mac Released -­ What Mac Owners Need To Know

Last week Microsoft released Office 2016 for Mac – the first major Microsoft release for OS X in years. The software is now available to Office 365 subscribers – including Northeastern students, faculty and staff – for download through the Office 365 portal. This new version Microsoft Office is only available for computers running OS […]

ALERT: Phishing Email And Website –

Northeastern is currently the specific target of a scam designed to steal money and financial information from members of our community. These criminals are using a process known as “spear phishing” – a highly targeted form of phishing that specifically focuses on a particular individual or group, with the aim of gaining access to your personal and […]

New SharePoint URL Effective June 15, 2015; Weekend Outage Starting Evening Of June 12

Updated: Monday, June 15, 2015 ITS has completed updating the Northeastern SharePoint collaboration environment. The new URL – – is now live. Please review the FAQs for information on what has and has not changed. If you encounter any changes or issues not outlined below, or have any questions, contact the ITS Service Desk […]

myBackup To Be Upgraded On June 5, 2015

  On the evening of Friday, June 5, 2015, Information Technology Services will upgrade the Windows version of the myBackup client. All functionality will remain the same, however there will be a new icon for myBackup following the upgrade. Once the new client is made available, the local version of myBackup will update itself, following the next scheduled […]

Residence Halls To Have 100% NUwave Access By Fall 2015

In partnership with Housing and Residential Life, ITS has been expanding NUwave wireless network access within university-owned residence halls. At this time, 28 out of 33 halls have 100% wireless coverage, five of which (10 Coventry, Davenport A, Davenport B, West Village B and West Village F) went live today – May 4, 2015. The remaining buildings will be completed over […]