Information Technology

  • Vanderbilt University

    Update your personal devices to the secure VUIT Wi-Fi network

    If you connect any of your personal devices to Vanderbilt’s Wi-Fi network while you are on campus, it is now time to re-onboard that device to the new network. Personal devices are noted as any device that is not managed by VUIT, such as your cell phone or tablet. Read More

    Apr 5, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt VPN user experience update

    Some Vanderbilt remote-working employees and students need to access campus files, systems, applications or other Vanderbilt resources. This requires use of our virtual private network, which ensures that our on-campus data stays secure. But because not everyone has to use our VPN every day, users are not prompted to sign in. Read More

    Feb 26, 2024

  • Vanderbilt University

    Duo multi-factor authentication gets a new look and features

    Many students, faculty and staff at Vanderbilt University are by now well acquainted with Duo multi-factor authentication, a login solution that protects sensitive data and accounts across campus. Now, Duo is improving the login experience with a new look and added features.   Read More

    Nov 30, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Stay Secure: Cybersecurity Awareness Month and you

    This month, let our tricks be your treat as we offer ways to help you stay proactive about digital privacy and security at Vanderbilt. Thanks for joining us for our upcoming series of activities, all culminating in a Town Hall on Oct. 24. Read More

    Oct 2, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Stay Secure: Multi-factor authentication now available for Microsoft Office applications

    Online attacks, hacks and phishing scams are persistent in our digital world. To maximize the security of our community, Vanderbilt is now enabling multi-factor authentication from Duo Security for client-based Microsoft Office applications access across mobile devices, desktop computers and laptops.  Read More

    Aug 30, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Online training now available for UKG Ready (Kronos) timekeeping system

    Online training is now available for the UKG Ready (Kronos) timekeeping system in Oracle Cloud. Approximately 4,200 Vanderbilt staff and student workers are now actively using this system to record their timesheets after its launch on Aug. 6. Read More

    Aug 28, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUIT offers tips on using Microsoft’s EOP to quarantine spam

    To protect Vanderbilt’s email systems, all incoming emails are processed through Microsoft’s Exchange Online Protection (EOP) engine. This service includes a quarantine that captures emails that Microsoft determines to be spam and holds the suspected spam for 15 days before purging. Read More

    Sep 16, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    New VU Identity system is live; replaces AccessVU

    Vanderbilt University's new identity system, VU Identity, went live today. The tool replaces the previous system, AccessVU, which is now a VUMC toolset. Read More

    Jun 25, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Register for Friday’s SkyVU community update webinar

    SkyVU hosts a community update webinar at 1 p.m. Friday with John Lutz, vice chancellor for information technology. Read More

    Feb 22, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    EpicLeap Go Live update

    After two years of planning and preparation through EpicLeap, thousands of individuals from across all areas of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) came together overnight to “Go Live” and launch eStar, the new computer system that will support the health system’s electronic health records, workflows for inpatient and outpatient care delivery, test ordering, billing and other hospital and clinic operations. Along the way, EpicLeap has already involved 18,000 employees who work in the Medical Center’s health system. Read More

    Nov 2, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Protect yourself from phishing attacks

    With the advent of the new fiscal year, Vanderbilt IT is beginning to detect an increased amount of phishing activity targeted toward university employees. Review best practices now to protect yourself. Read More

    Jun 29, 2017

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    Cybersecurity Alert-Ransomware Attack

    (iStock image) Last Friday, a global “ransomware” cyberattack was launched that has now reached computers in 150 countries, including the U.S. The cyberattack continues to present an ongoing threat for computers and systems that have not yet been protected. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects a computer… Read More

    May 15, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Transition Management Office launches TechShare series focused on IT post-split changes

    The Transition Management Office has launched a new series of roadshows featuring subject-matter experts who offer deeper dives into upcoming changes to Vanderbilt's IT systems and infrastructure. Read More

    Dec 8, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    SkyVU Town Hall is Oct. 25

    Come to the SkyVU Town Hall at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Student Life Center’s Board of Trust Room. The first 50 attendees will receive a SkyVU giveaway. Read More

    Oct 20, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Phishers target Medical Center employees via fake salary increase emails

    VUMC IT Security Operations has detected a targeted attack against VUMC users. Phishers continue to target Medical Center employees with information pertaining to salary increases. Subject lines of these emails usually include verbiage resembling “Payroll Increase,” “Salary Documents,” or “Your New Paycheck.” Below is an example of a fraudulent… Read More

    Jul 14, 2016

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    Temporary hold begins Friday on IT systems changes

    As the date nears for Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to transition to separate legal and financial entities, institutional leaders are requesting that all university and Medical Center departments place a moratorium on systems changes within the information technology environment surrounding the period of legal close. Read More

    Apr 13, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUIT, Division of Administration give updates on VU-VUMC transition

    University department heads who gathered for a meeting Sept. 10 received progress reports from the leaders of Information Technology and the Division of Administration about the ongoing effort to transition the university and Vanderbilt University Medical Center into separate legal and financial entities. Read More

    Sep 14, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Evans’ health care IT efforts recognized

    Nancy Evans Nancy Evans, chief information officer, VUMC Hospitals and Clinics, is among an inaugural group of five women selected for Health Data Management magazine’s new Women in Healthcare IT “recognition program.” The magazine’s editors selected five honorees based on a review of nominations solicited from readers. Read More

    Oct 23, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUIT recommends strategies to address Internet Explorer issues

    VUIT has issued a recommendation to avoid using the Internet Explorer Web browser for now due to some recently identified vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to install malicious software on a user’s machine. Read More

    Apr 30, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUIT launches Tech Hub pilot for walk-up support

    Vanderbilt IT is piloting a new service called the Tech Hub, modeled after Apple’s Genius Bar, designed to provide walk-up tech support for Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty. Read More

    Apr 28, 2014