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, […]

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All Northeastern-owned Residence Halls Now Have 100% NUwave Access

Information Technology Services and the Department of Housing & Residential Life are happy to announce that the residential wireless expansion project has been completed, just in time for Fall 2015 Move-In! This means that all Northeastern-owned residential buildings now have 100% NUwave access, as well as access to the wireless device network NURes-device. In total […]

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

UPDATE 8/3/2015: EndNote Cite While You Write (CWYW) is not currently compatible with Office 2016 for Mac. Details. Workaround. On July 9. 2015, 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 – […]

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

UPDATE – 8/15/2015: This blog post was originally published in May 2015, detailing the wireless expansion during Spring 2015. The residential wireless expansion project was completed on August 15, 2015. Current information about secure wireless network can be found on the NUwave service page. In partnership with Housing and Residential Life, ITS has been expanding NUwave wireless network access within university-owned residence halls. At […]