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August 2013 Archives

[UPDATE 1:30 p.m. – Aug. 28] VCU Wireless Authentication Issue (8/27/13) »

[UPDATE 1:30 p.m. - Aug. 28] Network Services believe they have found the cause for the authentication issue with VCU Safenet Wireless. The staff will continue to develop a solution with the vendor and test before implementing. This means the temporary solution for accessing SafeNet will remain in place for the time being. We will post an alert on the . . .

Learn how to use a Google+ Hangout/Video Call [9/4/13] »

Date:  September 4, 2013   |   Time: 10am-11am  |   Location: Online - Google + Hangout/Video Call from your computer  |   Register | This online training session will allow you to experience a Google Hangout session.  You will learn how to chat, update a Google Doc, share a screen, apply Google effects, share a YouTube video and ex . . .

[Update] VCU Wireless Authentication Issue (8/26/13) »

[Update] System has been rebooted and Network Services continues to monitor. Please report any continuing problems to VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, We are experiencing an authentication issue with wireless on the Monroe Park campus. Network Services staff is rebooting the system to fix. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227 . . .

gradeIT Test Scanning Seminar »

Date: August 28 & 29  |   Register   | Representatives from the VCU helpIT Center will be providing a short presentation on gradeIT test scanning services at VCU. Topics covered will be how to obtain forms, administer an examination, dropping tests off for processing, and interpreting your data results. There will also be a few minutes dedi . . .

SPSS Level 1 Workshop [9/12/13] »

Date: September 12, 2013    |    Time: 1pm-4:30pm    |    Location:  Sanger B1-020   |    Register    | BM SPSS Statistics software is used for statistical analysis and reporting. This SPSS Level 1 class introduces you to the basics, which includes navigation, open and save SPSS tables, run analyses, read data, define variable at . . .

Google Apps Webinars [Online] »

Dates:  August 26 - 30, 2013  |   More Information   | SADA Systems, a Google Apps partner, will be providing customized VCU Google Apps training in the form of online webinars. Interested users must register for one of the five sessions and specify their Google Apps needs. These webinars are open to all VCU faculty, staff and students who c . . .

Access Wifi Network With VCU SafeNet »

As we start a new academic year at VCU we would like to encourage the VCU community to select the VCU SafeNet wireless network when setting up your computer and mobile devices. Benefits of the VCU SafeNet include: One time log in (Until your eID password changes) Easy access to all VCU online resources A more secure wireless environment to bett . . .

Google Mail – Introduction to Generic Accounts [8/27/13] »

Date:  August 27, 2013   |   Time: 2pm-3pm   |   Location: Cabell 320  |   Register | A Generic Google account is an email account that is centrally shared, and that multiple authorized users can access. This course will provide the user with an overview to Generic Google accounts including exercises on how to more effectively manage . . .

Google Docs Part 2 [8/19/13] »

Date: August 19, 2013  |   Time: 1pm - 3pm   |   Location: Cabell 320   |   Register   | Google Docs is an online word processing application that lets you create and format text documents and collaborate with other people in real time. This course will explore the basics of Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Forms and G . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Evening (8/9/13) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the Blackboard system beginning at 4 p.m. Friday afternoon, August 9, 2013. This work is expected to be completed by midnight. No outage is expected with this maintenance but if a service disruption does occur it will be brief. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, with . . .

Google Calendar Hands-on Workshop [8/8/13] »

Date: August, 8  2013  |  Time: 9am-11am  |  Location: Sanger B1-020 |  Register  | This workshop is designed for people who have migrated to Google appsforVCU and are interested in learning the more about the Google Calendar.  You will learn how to adjust setting, create calendar events, schedule resources and rooms, share a calendar, s . . .

Introduction to Unix [8/13/13] »

Date:  August 13, 2013   |   Time: 9am-noon  |  Location: Harris Hall  3112 |   Register | This introductory Unix course will cover basic commands and file management in Unix. Users will learn how to properly log in and out and edit information within their Unix account. To attend this course, users must have a Unix account on the Kot . . .

VCU Computer Center Storage System Maintenance Scheduled For Sunday Evening (8/4/2013) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the network data storage system in the VCU Computer Center beginning at 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 4th, 2013. Servers connected to this system may experience a brief period of disruption during the maintenance period. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, with any questions. . . .

Excel 2010 Hands-on Workshop [8/30/13] »

Date:  August 30, 2013 | Time: 9am - 12pm  |   Location:  Cabell 320  |   Register   | Excel is a spreadsheet program that is able to calculate and analyze numerical data.  Technology Services is offering three hands-on workshops of the use of Excel 2010.  Register for one, two or three sessions. More information: Prerequisites, r . . .

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