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VUIT debuts new Wi-Fi upgrades for 2019-20

Aug. 21, 2019—In addition to a new, streamlined onboarding process for connecting to vuNet, there are now three more ways to connect to Wi-Fi on the Vanderbilt University campus: vuGuest, eduroam and vuDevices.

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VUIT now offering Microsoft Office 365 training resources

Aug. 7, 2019—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students have access to Microsoft Office 365 training to help users fully realize the benefits of the Office 365 application suite.

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Office 365 email migration is underway

Jul. 9, 2019—Vanderbilt University Information Technology is enhancing email features and services by migrating Outlook/Exchange email to Microsoft Office 365 in the cloud.

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Log in to Skype with your primary email address

Jul. 8, 2019—Earlier this summer, all VU Microsoft Office 365 login credentials were changed from users’ VUnetID@vanderbilt.edu to users’ primary email addresses (usually firstname.lastname@vanderbilt.edu). Last week, VUIT successfully aligned 1,603 Skype account logins from users’ secondary email addresses to their primary email addresses.

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Brief outage of internet access for VU on July 18

Jul. 8, 2019—On Thursday, July 18, between 4 and 6:30 a.m., VUIT will replace some network equipment in the Hill and Bryan data centers. During this replacement, VU will experience a brief outage of internet service.

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VUIT: Don’t forget to check your spam filter

Jun. 7, 2019—VUIT’s spam filter, VUmailguard, protects against unwanted emails by using the spam protection in Microsoft Office 365. A notification email is sent if there is a quarantined message requiring review. Users can either release the message from quarantine or ignore it.

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Microsoft Office 365 sign-in enhancements coming in June

May. 23, 2019—Over the next several months, VUIT will migrate all Outlook/Exchange mailboxes of VU faculty, staff and most graduate students from on-campus servers to Microsoft Outlook Office 365 in the cloud. To prepare for the Outlook/Exchange mailbox migration to Office 365, VUIT will be updating the way users sign in to Office 365 applications.

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VUIT: Password reset for faculty, staff, students

May. 14, 2019—As the academic year ends, VUIT is reminding faculty, staff and students to change their ePassword, the password associated with VUnetID.

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Data network services temporarily unavailable May 21

Apr. 16, 2019—On May 21, between 10 and 11 p.m., Vanderbilt University Information Technology and VUMC Information Technology will split the data network causing services including internet and wi-fi to be temporarily unavailable.

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Outlook/Exchange email moving to cloud

Apr. 2, 2019—Exciting service improvements are coming soon for Vanderbilt University Outlook/Exchange email users.

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VUIT to implement new wireless options in May

Mar. 29, 2019—VUIT will begin implementing additional wireless options, including enhanced guest access and streamlined onboarding, in May.

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Multi-factor authentication now required to access VU’s virtual private network

Mar. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt University Information Technology continues to increase the protection of VU systems through enhanced cybersecurity mechanisms. As the next step in its VerifyU initiative, multi-factor authentication will be required to access the VU virtual private network application, Pulse Secure, beginning March 18. 

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