Getting wireless access for your conferences attendees

No one goes to a conference, these days, and expects to have to hunt down a wireless signal. If you are running a conference or event at Northeastern, you know that’s simply part of what you must provide, just like name badges. The NUwave-guest network provides wireless access for people not associated with Northeastern while […]

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 Training

One of the best opportunities you have at Northeastern to improve your software and personal skills is through our partnership with, 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 […]