OIT News

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


IT maintenance planned for Nov. 9-10

Note: The November maintenance was incorrectly reported as occurring on Nov. 2-3. We apologize for any confusion. From 6 a.m....

OIT announces spooktober training classes

Don’t be a scaredy cat! Attend our new October training classes. They are packed with tricks and treats that are...

Display Word Count while typing in Google Docs

Accessing “word count” for Google Docs via the Tools menu isn’t new. However, Google has made viewing this information easier...

Come to Fall IT Community Event on Nov. 20

The NC State IT community is cordially invited to attend this year’s IT Community Event on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from...

OIT to present Origin Stories: Rise of the Cyber Pack

In celebration of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), NC State’s Office of Information Technology will present “Origin Stories: Rise of...

Submit your nomination for NC State IT Community Awards

Do you know of a team or individual that has made a significant collaborative impact within the IT community?  Then...

Cybersecurity is your responsibility

Malicious hackers use sophisticated automation tools to find and exploit cybersecurity vulnerabilities. The Office of Information Technology and your local...

Prepare accessible classroom materials

If you prepare course materials on campus, it is of vital importance that your physical and digital materials are accessible...

Get tips to secure your mobile device

To help the NC State campus community become 100% compliant with the Endpoint Protection Standard and various legal requirements, OIT...

OIT to launch new IT Service Portal

On Monday, Sept. 16, OIT will launch the first phase of the new IT Service Portal. Running on the ServiceNow...

Lower captioning prices are now available

The IT Accessibility Office announces that the Captioning Convenience Contract has been updated and now contains significantly lower prices. The...

OIT to upgrade MyPack Portal and SIS Sept. 28-29

OIT will upgrade the MyPack Portal and Student Information System (SIS) from 6 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28 to 1...

Google Groups default visibility setting change

On Sept. 10, the Google Service Team made a configuration change in Google Groups to provide external group members the...

Revised System Access Removal Procedures for Separating Employees

A revised version of the System Access Removal Procedures for Separating Employees is now available via a comprehensive website.  These...

Register for IT training!

From Google Keep to Splunk, WordPress, iOS devices, and our custom classes, we’ve got your IT needs covered in these...

Google Calendar Out of Office notifications to appear in Chat and Gmail

Later this month, when you set up an Out of Office entry in Google Calendar, it will also appear in...

OIT phishing video wins SIGUCCS Award

Think phishing is no big deal? Think again. About 50% of NC State’s daily email traffic is either spam or...

What’s new with Shared Drives?

If you missed the announcement this summer, Google renamed Team Drives to Shared Drives to better reflect the broader use...

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