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UITS Monitor: Don't pay for data, log in to IU Secure--securely

Don't pay for data, log in to IU Secure--securely

IU’s secure Wi-Fi provides a safe, dependable way to stay connected all over campus

Connecting to IU Secure for the first time? Watch this short video to learn how >>

Here are a few things to remember when logging in to IU Secure, IU’s campus-wide secure Wi-Fi network:

  1. Use your correct username and passphrase to log in (this is the #1 reason people have trouble using IU Secure).
  2. Update your device to the latest operating system and drivers for a better wireless experience.
  3. IU Secure is a secure network for all IU faculty, staff, and students. Other, guest-use only networks can be less secure and reliable, so choose your network wisely.
  4. Set up eduroam, a shared higher education international network, to get connected quickly if you’re traveling to participating institutions.
  5. Have a wireless gaming system? Be sure to register your device at Visit the KB for more info:

Don’t forget: If you’re having trouble connecting to IU Secure, contact the UITS Support Center for help!

Find answers you need in the Faculty Tech Guide

Learn how to use the technology that supports your teaching and research.

IU has a wealth of tech resources available to you, and a handy guide to help you figure out how to use them. Use the Faculty Technology Guide to:

Check out this video to learn more >> 

Or flip through the print version >>

August 31: Last day to access Oncourse

Don’t forget to download or migrate content you want to keep.

Oncourse (IU’s previous learning management system) is retired and in read-only mode. After August 31, your Oncourse content and data will no longer be available.

In keeping with IU data retention policies, though, Oncourse gradebook data will be preserved for purposes of grade disputes only through August 2021. 

Instructors: The Canvas Migration Tool will continue to be available until August 31.
Project site owners: A number of alternative platforms offer collaborative tools and workspaces.

About the Oncourse retirement >>

Alternatives to Oncourse project sites >>

Check out Dell's deals for IU students, faculty, and staff

Get ready for school with discounts on electronics and accessories. 

Need a new PC, keyboard, or even a backpack? IU has partnered with Dell to offer you exclusive benefits, including:

  • Best price guarantee on consumer PCs
  • Up to 30% off laptops and desktops
  • Discounts on electronics and accessories

Learn more >>

IT Leadership Community book group to focus on tech in the workplace

Read the visionary book from the ’80s, "In the Age of the Smart Machine: The Future of Work and Power"

The IT Leadership Community is sponsoring a new book group. The chosen book is In The Age Of The Smart Machine: The Future Of Work And Power by Shoshana Zuboff, a Harvard social scientist and keynote speaker at the 2017 Statewide IT Conference.

Zuboff’s book documents the pitfalls and promises of technology in business life, and is considered by many to be the definitive study of IT in the workplace.  

When: Meetings will occur on six Fridays, 4-5pm (ET), beginning Friday, September 8

Where: Cyberinfrastructure Building (CIB) 250a and Informatics and Communications Technology Complex (ICTC) 209; also online

Copies of the book can be borrowed from the front desk of the CIB or purchased from Amazon.

To join a book group and get more information, sign up for the email list >>. Log into IU List and click Subscribe.

This Saturday, August 19: Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale

Find deals on computers, tablets, smartphones, and more through Bloomington reuse program.

Thrifters, pickers, and everyone else who loves a good deal: Come to the 2017 Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale this Saturday in Bloomington.

You’ll find bargain-priced electronics like smartphones, game consoles, chargers, routers, modems, flat-screen TVs, and keyboards as well as couches, dishes, lamps, fans, futons, more housewares, and lots and lots of clothing. 

When: Saturday, August 19, 8am-3pm

Where: The Warehouse, 1525 Rogers Street, Bloomington

Who: Open to the entire IU community

All proceeds benefit area sustainability efforts and local non-profits.

Learn more >>

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