NUwave-guest registration portal now available for most of Northeastern

In May, ITS enabled registration requirements and a time limit for NUwave-guest access on the Boston campus. After work this summer, almost all of Northeastern University – including the graduate campuses in Seattle and Charlotte, and all Boston-area campuses and facilities – is using the new guest wireless system. All work will be completed in next month. Individuals wishing […]

Start off the semester securely

At the beginning of a new semester it is important to remind ourselves about best security practices. Information security is a team effort and every member of our community plays an important part in protecting our data. Below are a few helpful tips to ensure you start the year off right! Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) antivirus software is […]

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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 […]

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 […]