Jan. 11, 2021—The VU/VUMC shared Exchange Outlook address book separation is complete. With this change complete, there are a few things you may notice and may need to update.
Jan. 11, 2021—Starting this year, the Vanderbilt community will gain another option for contacting VUIT when they need assistance: SMS text. This new option will be available to the community beginning Jan. 18.
Jan. 4, 2021—As the new year begins, Vanderbilt University Information Technology is implementing a number of changes to resources and services that may impact you.
Dec. 16, 2020—Beginning Jan. 11, 2021, Vanderbilt will save Zoom cloud recordings for a maximum of 90 days. As a result, on Jan. 11 all cloud recordings made prior to Oct. 13, 2020, will be deleted from Zoom’s cloud storage, and recordings will continue to be deleted on a 90-day rolling basis.
Dec. 16, 2020—VUIT will offer training for faculty Jan. 7–20 on using audio-visual technology in the classroom. Both remote and in-person group sessions will be offered based on room and physical-distancing capacity. One-on-one training sessions also will be available on an as-needed basis.
Dec. 10, 2020—Accellion Secure File Transfer will be retired beginning Jan. 1, 2021, for Vanderbilt University users. In preparation for the retirement, VUIT recommends using OneDrive for Business for securely sharing or transferring files.
Nov. 16, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Oracle Cloud environment will undergo its next quarterly upgrade the weekend of Nov. 20–21. In addition, learn more about biweekly time reporting over the upcoming holidays and preparing for the transition to Oracle Recruiting and Onboarding.
Nov. 10, 2020—As part of continued efforts surrounding the separation of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, VUIT will initiate work to separate the shared Exchange Outlook address book on Jan. 8, 2021. Action is required by users.
Nov. 3, 2020—The HR Payroll, HR Benefits, HR Records, International Tax, Process and Systems Optimization (Oracle Cloud/SkyVU) and eCRT Teams are now using the Vanderbilt Administrative Support Tickets (VAST) process via Oracle Help Desk to manage requests for user assistance.
Nov. 1, 2020—Vanderbilt University Information Technology continuously strives to increase the security posture of Vanderbilt systems while also enhancing accessibility. VUIT is excited to announce upgrades to the Zoom and Box user experience, with updates coming soon.
Oct. 30, 2020—A widespread phishing campaign is currently targeting Vanderbilt University. It has been confirmed as malicious. The phishing email subject is “Heal Torture AID (Part-Time).” Do not respond to the email or open any links.
Oct. 28, 2020—October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Vanderbilt University Information Technology is sharing tips for staying safe and secure online. Since the creation of email, scammers have used phishing attacks to trick victims into revealing sensitive information.