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April 2012 Archives

Aspen Restarting »

Email server aspen is currently restarting. Users may connect to their alternate server via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via IMAP to oak.vcu.edu. . . .

Aspen3 and Oak3 Restarting »

Email servers Aspen3 and Oak3 are currently restarting.  They will be available shortly. . . .

Aspen Restarting »

Email server aspen is currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate server via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via IMAP to oak.vcu.edu. . . .

REDCap Advanced Workshop [5/23/12] »

Date: May 23, 2012   |   Time: 2pm-4:30pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020  |  Register  | The Advanced REDCap course will provide users with a thorough understanding of REDCap and its features. Participants will be able to utilize REDCaps most powerful features, including cross event calculated fields, user rights, scheduling, exporting . . .

[Rescheduled] eServices & Banner INB Forms Scheduled For Maintenance on Wednesday Evening (5/2/12) »

[Rescheduled] This work has been rescheduled for this evening. __________________________________________________ VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance on the system that supports the eServices and Banner INB Forms web-based applications. This work is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012, at 6 p.m. During this work, eServices and . . .

Blackboard Upgrade Scheduled For Thursday, May 17 »

On May 17th, 2012, VCU Technology Services will be upgrading to Blackboard (Bb) Learn, Release 9.1. This new version will be used starting with the 2012 summer semester. All previously existing courses will be kept on the system and will be available after the upgrade. In addition, tutorials and help will be updated and available in the Technology Servi . . .

[Update 1:30 PM] Hospital Phone Center, UCC phones out [4/24/2012] »

[Update 1:30 PM]  All phones are now functioning. Currently, the Hospital Phone Center and the telephones at the VCU University Computing Center are out of service.  All phones on the Monroe Park Campus were briefly out mid-morning, but those are now functioning.  VCU Networking is investigating.  Currently there is no estimate for when service will . . .

REDCap Introduction – Online Survey Tool Workshop [5/7/12] »

Date: May 7, 2012      |       Time: 1pm-3:30pm       |       Location: Cabell 320     |   Register   | REDCap is a secure, web-based application designed to support web-based data capture, including surveys. Although it was originally designed for research studies, REDCap can also be used for collecting and managing . . .

Aspen2 Restarting »

Email server aspen2 is currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate server via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via IMAP to oak2.vcu.edu. . . .

Maintenance For Faculty Staff E-mail System Is Scheduled For Saturday (4/21/12) »

Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the Faculty/Staff E-mail system Saturday, April 21, between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. During this maintenance window, access to e-mail may be unavailable on your primary server. Access to your e-mail via your alternate server should be available automatically when accessing through VCU Mail Anywhere, or via your . . .

Google Mail Outage May Affect Student E-mail »

Google has reported a service disruption affecting some users access to their Google mail. Students may monitor the status of this outage at: http://www.google.com/appsstatus or contact the VCU helpIT Center for assistance at 828-2227. . . .

Oak4 Restarting »

Email server Oak4 is currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate server via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via IMAP to aspen4.vcu.edu. . . .

Aspen4 Restarting »

Email server Aspen4 is currently restarting. . . .

Excel 2010 Charts Workshop [4/20/12] »

Date: April 20, 2012   |   Time: 9am-11am   |   Location: Cabell 320   |   Register   | Excel is a spreadsheet program capable of calculating, analyzing, and displaying data. It is easy to create professional looking charts in Excel by choosing a chart type, layout, and a style. More information: Registration, rerequisites & cour . . .

Aspen3 Restarting »

Email server Aspen3 is currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate server via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via IMAP to oak3.vcu.edu. . . .

REDCap Advanced Workshop [4/25/12] »

Date: April 25, 2012   |   Time: 2pm-4:30pm   |   Location: Cabell 320   |   Register   | The Advanced REDCap course will provide users with a thorough understanding of REDCap and its features. Participants will be able to utilize REDCaps most powerful features, including cross event calculated fields, user rights, scheduling, exporti . . .

VCU Wireless Communication Device Allowance Policy Information & Sessions (4/11/12) »

VCU has approved a change to the wireless communications policy for VCU faculty and staff. VCU is moving away from state provided devices to a stipend arrangement. Faculty and staff who are approved for a stipend can apply it to a personal cell phone and plan of their own choosing. VCU Technology Services is sponsoring four carrier forums for faculty a . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Evening (4/13/12) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the Blackboard system beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2012 until midnight. During this work the system will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Create & Maintain a Blog in WordPress Workshop [4/18/12] »

Date: April 18, 2012   |   Time: 2pm-4pm   |   Location: Cabell 320   |   Register   | A blog is an online journal listed in chronological order and posted on the Web for public viewing.  This workshop will show you how to get started setting up and maintaining a WordPress blog/site. Typically, blogs are updated regularly and provide . . .

Access 2010 Advanced Workshop [4/17/12] »

Date: April 17, 2012   |   Time: 9am-12pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020   |   Register   | Access is a relational database that allows users to create queries, forms, or reports. This class will include enhancing your database designs by using the principles of table relationships, and referential integrity, integrate data with other a . . .

Maintenance Scheduled Friday Morning For REDCap and mySQL Services (4/6/12) »

The REDCap and mySQL services are scheduled for maintenance on Friday morning, April 6, 2012, beginning at 6 a.m. During this work these services will not be available. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Excel 2010 Intermediate Workshop [4/12/12] »

Date: April 12, 2012   |   Time: 9am-12pm   |   Location: Sanger B-020   |   Register   | Excel is a spreadsheet program that is able to calculate and analyze numerical data.  This hands-on workshop will show you how to edit and format worksheets, freeze rows/columns, protect cells, add VLOOKUP function and if statements and more. M . . .

Maintenance For Faculty Staff E-mail System Is Scheduled For Saturday (4/7/12) »

Scheduled maintenance will be performed on the Faculty/Staff E-mail system Saturday, April 7, between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. During this maintenance window, access to e-mail may be unavailable on your primary server. Access to your e-mail via your alternate server should be available automatically when accessing through VCU Mail Anywhere, or via your . . .

Aspen4 Restarting »

Email server Aspen4 is currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate server via the Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via IMAP to oak4.vcu.edu. . . .

Aspen Restarting »

Email server Aspen is currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate server via the Lotus Notes client software or VCU Mail Anywhere automatically, or via IMAP to oak.vcu.edu. . . .

Aspen2 and Aspen3 Restarting »

Email servers Aspen2 and Aspen3 are currently restarting.  Users may connect to their alternate servers automatically via the Lotus Notes client or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via imap clients at oak2.vcu.edu or oak2.vcu.edu. . . .

PowerPoint 2010 Animation Workshop [4/11/12] »

Date:  April 11, 2010   |   Time: 9am - 12pm   |   Location: Cabell 320   |   Register   | PowerPoint 2010 is the latest presentation application from Microsoft. It uses the same interface as PowerPoint 2007, the "Ribbon" to organize the commands and tools. Many users are not aware of the full potential the program and its new features . . .

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