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UITS Monitor: Do the Two-Step with Kelley School of Business

Happy Holidays

Do the Two-Step with Kelley School of Business

Now this is something you’ve got to see

Watch this hilarious video about IU's new defense against email and online scams.

Turn Du-oh-No into Duo Done. Starting early next year, Two-Step Login will be required for all faculty and staff IU logins via the Central Authentication System (CAS). Enroll at

IU faculty and staff should be sure to sign up before the holidaysor be prepared to do the two-step like the professor in the video. (We're opting for the extra layer of security, so no one laughs at our dance moves!)

UITS winter break support hours

Even during winter break, this team still has your back 

The UITS Support Center folks will be on hand for most of the three-week break, poised and ready to answer your technology questions. Phone, email, and chat options will be up and running every day except for Christmas Day (December 25) and New Year’s Day (January 1).

During closings, phone calls will route to the UITS Contact Center. 

See the UITS Support Center winter break hours >>

Instructors: Add MATLAB to your spring 2017 syllabi

This fancy tool will bring out the math guru in you

MATLAB is software for doing numerical computation, especially linear algebra. It's also a powerful tool for visualization, programming, engineering, analysis, and testing.

IU offers the software and 48 companion products at no cost for all students, faculty, and staff—for both research and educational use. MATLAB Online also provides mobile access via a web browser.

Do your students need help with training? Include the following on your class syllabi: 

Get MATLAB from IUware today—or use it in Student Technology Centers, on demand via IUanyWare, or on IU supercomputers.

IT Training's spring schedule is live

Sign up for that workshop you've been meaning to attend

IT Training’s spring workshop scheduleincluding face-to-face workshops at IU Bloomington and IUPUI, and online sessions for the entire IU communityis now live. 

Explore popular topics like Access, Excel, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and more. New sessions will be added throughout the spring, so check back regularly!

Questions? Email, or call (812) 855-7383 (IU Bloomington) or (317) 274-7383 (IUPUI).

The CEWiT annual summit requests your input

Send in your breakout session proposals now

The Center of Excellence for Women in Technology (CEWiT) just issued a call for breakout session proposals for the CEWiT annual summit.   

The 4th annual CEWiT Summit (formerly known as the “Techie Women Have More...” conference) is open for all to attend and will take place February 10–11, 2017.  

The theme for this year's event is: Encourage. Empower. Advance. Promote. 

Proposals are due by Sunday, December 18

For more details and to submit a proposal >>

Wi-Fi problems? We're putting a stop to that

IU residence halls get a connection boost with new wireless access points

If you take a look at the UITS Twitter feed—and if you put your bifocals on and squint really hard—you may notice the scattered tweet from an IU Secure user about a sketchy connection on campus.

Well, no more!

Thanks to our diligent engineers at UITS, these tweets are becoming even more scarce with the new wireless access points (WAPs) being installed around the IU Bloomington campus residence halls.