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 […]

Smart Classrooms – New East Village Spaces and More

East Village is now open, and so are five new smart classrooms. Both large lecture and smaller classrooms are available. Each classroom is equipped with state-of-the-art software and audio/video integrations to support synchronous and asynchronous learning. 002 East Village 008 East Village 010 East Village 024 East Village 102 East Village The technology in these […]

From ATS: Spring 2015 Teaching Technology Updates

To start off 2015, Academic Technology Services has a number of updates for classroom technologies, and is offering training on new solutions for student engagement. Technology Tegrity Faculty can now enable remote proctoring in Tegrity, to ensure student integrity for online assessments. Students can start remote proctor at the beginning of an exam to capture […]

A New VPN And A New Standard For Remote Desktop Access – Effective January 2015

In early November, Information Technology Services announced upcoming changes to how students, faculty and staff can access on campus digital resources from off campus. ITS has installed new Virtual Private Network (VPN) equipment, and is currently piloting new VPN client software – Palo Alto GlobalProtect. The new infrastructure and software are key to our continued commitment to securing […]

Preventing IP Spoofing Attacks Through New Network Security Means

In light of the recent network attacks, ITS is expediting the final phase of a network security project which began this past spring. To date we have implemented a new security feature across over 90% of the university. ITS is fast-tracking the remaining VLANs in academic, administrative and residential buildings, with the goal of completing […]

Announcing VPN Upgrades And Upcoming Changes To Remote Access

To enhance the security of Northeastern’s network, ITS is implementing new equipment and access standards for the Virtual Private Network (VPN) over the coming months. Our VPN is used for secure remote (off-campus) access to university resources, including shared departmental (Q:) drives, certain library databases, personal workstations and data centers. What Is VPN and Why […]