OIT News

OIT News is produced by OIT’s Information & News Services team. Visit regularly for updates on IT services across campus.


Get ready for Go Links 2.0

On Wednesday, Dec. 19, OIT will deploy Go Links Version 2.0. A link shortener, Go Links allow you to create...

OIT Walk-in Center and NC State Help Desk announce holiday hours

The OIT Walk-in Center and NC State Help Desk will be closed during Winter Break — Saturday, Dec. 22 to...

Do the cool thing: Power down during Winter Break

Ready for Winter Break, Wolfpack? Before you head out, make sure powering down your electronics and appliances is at the...

Gmail contacts hovercard to offer more user data

With a population of more than 40,000 students and employees, it’s not uncommon to find people on NC State’s campus...

Protect your new devices!

Are you anticipating a new computer, tablet, smartphone, or other gadget under your tree? Protect your new device right out...

OIT to decommission www4 web service

Effective Monday, Dec. 31, OIT will discontinue the www4 web service, and content delivered via this obsolete platform will no...

Get on track with your IT training goals

It’s that time when New Year’s resolutions are being made. What are you hoping to achieve in 2019? Get the...

Apply for course captioning grants

As NC State faculty integrate multimedia into their courses more and more, it is imperative that this content is captioned....

OIT lowers virtual machine hosting rates

In search of virtual machine (VM) hosting for your department? Due to reduced costs in new hardware, OIT is able...

Submit Gertrude Cox Award nominations by Jan. 25

Nominations for the Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology are now being accepted through...

NC State offers MATLAB and Simulink site license

NC State has a new campus site license for MATLAB, Simulink and their companion products.   The new license permits...

Avoid long lines and cyber crimes with safe online holiday shopping

With the fast-approaching holiday season, many consumers, like you, will avoid the long shopping lines and opt to snag the...

Watch out for WannaCry ransomware

During the Thanksgiving break, OIT began seeing infections of the WannaCry ransomware spreading across campus. Staff members are working to...

Fall IT Community Event planned on Nov. 27

Ten years ago, NC State hired its first chief information officer (CIO) to develop and execute a progressive information technology...

Enroll in OIT workshops to complete your to-do list!

With only 47 days left in 2018 and the holidays approaching, there’s so many things still left to do. So,...

Come to the Fall IT Community Event on Nov. 27

All NC State IT professionals are invited to attend the Fall 2018 IT Community Event on Tuesday, Nov. 27 from...

OIT lowers data storage rates

Need help hosting your department’s virtual machines or web and applications services? Due to storage refresh, OIT is able to...

Google announces Content Manager role and security features for Team Drive

To improve user access to Team Drive content, Google has developed a new Content Manager role and implemented additional security...

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