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November 2014 Archives

REDCap Introduction [12/1/14] »

Date: December 1, 2014 | Time: 1pm-4pm | Location: Tab 108 | Register REDCap enables you to easily create and design data collection instruments (data forms and web surveys) in your web browser. REDCap allows for a variety of question/field types, such as Text Boxes (with validation), Multiple Choice (single and multiple answer), Calculated Fiel . . .

[UPDATE 4:20 p.m.] Network Disruption On MCV Campus (11/19/14) »

[UPDATE 4:20 p.m.] Network data and telephone service has been restored on the MCV Campus at this time. If you are still experiencing a disruption of service, please contact the VCU helpIT Center. ____________________________________________________________ [UPDATE 12:50 p.m.] Network Services has been able to reroute some data and telephone traffic . . .

Access 2013 Intermediate [11/20/14] »

Date: November 20, 2014 | Time: 9am-12pm | Location: Sanger B1-020 | Register Access is a relational database that allows users to create queries, forms, or reports. This is a second level class that will help you acquire skills necessary to create queries, forms, and reports in an Access database. More information: Prerequisites, registrat . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled (11/24/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled Blackboard maintenance on Monday, November 24, 2014, between 2 a.m. - 6 a.m. Blackboard will be unavailable during this upgrade. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, with any questions. . . .

Excel 2013 Intermediate [11/19/14] »

Date: November 19, 2014 | Time: 9am-12pm | Location:  Sanger B1-020 | Register This course covers the intermediate knowledge of using Excel 2013 in the office and teaching environments. Excel is a spreadsheet program that is able to calculate and analyze numerical data. Collected data displays graphically with a chart/graph or in table format. . . .

WordPress Intermediate: Blogging 101 [11/12/14] »

Date: November 12, 2014   |   Time: 1pm-4pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020    |   Register   | A blog defines the way websites maintain a rolling newsfeed consisting of frequently updated information primarily focusing on a single topic. You should have already activated your personal VCU WordPress site and during this workshop you wil . . .

Sametime Instant Messaging Server – Shutdown 11/15/2014 »

The university's Lotus Sametime Instant Messaging Server will be shutdown permanently on 11/15/2014.  This shutdown affects those Lotus Notes users who may use the embedded Sametime client in Lotus Notes or the stand-alone Sametime client.  Sametime is being shutdown to comply with university security standards.  If you have any questions regarding t . . .

IMAP Client Updates Related to SSLv3 vulnerabilities »

Lotus Notes IMAP client users must update to the latest version of their clients.  Please take steps to upgrade any IMAP software to the latest version to address the SSLv3 vulnerability . Users with up-to-date software are successful in continuing to use their IMAP client with Lotus Notes.  Email access remains available via VCU Mail Anywhere and the . . .

Access 2013 Introduction [11/13/14] »

Date: November 13, 2014   |   Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm   |   Location: Sanger B1-020    |   Register   | Access is a relational database that allows users to create queries, forms, or reports. This beginning class will introduce you to the Access environment and relational database terminology. You will explore and learn how to create . . .

Leave Request System Unavailable »

Collaboration Services is working to resolve access to the Leave Request System via the web. . . .

Lotus Notes Server Outages »

University Lotus Notes Servers will be patched today to address a security vulnerability. They will be unavailable for a brief period during the patching process.  You may connect to your secondary server with the Notes client, secondary IMAP server, VCU Mail Anywhere or Lotus Notes Traveler during this time. . . .

Publisher 2013 Introduction [11/17/14] »

Date: November 17, 2014 | Time: 9am-11am | Location: TAB 108 | Register Microsoft Publisher 2013 gives the individual the power to create professional quality publications such as: newsletters, business cards, calendars, and invitations. No matter what your technological skill set or creative comfortability - Publisher is easy and fun to use! . . .

Google Drive: bring your workflow into this century! [11/19/14] »

Date: November 19, 2014 | Time: 1pm-3pm | Location: TAB 108 | Register Google Drive is secure Google-hosted VCU storage space for your work related files including documents, spreadsheets, images, and other VCU files you work with. Google Drive provides the added benefits of allowing you to share your files with others, access them remotely, and ed . . .

Network Maintenance Scheduled For Saturday Morning (11/15/14) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled network maintenance from 8 a.m - 11:45 a.m. on Saturday morning, November 15, 2014. This will cause a momentary outage of network connectivity and VoIP phones for the following buildings during this maintenance period: Main Hospital, 1250 E. Marshall St.Critical Care Hospital, 1213 E. Clay St.North Hospital, . . .

Network Maintenance Scheduled For 8 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (11/09/14) »

VCU Technology Services will be performing network maintenance beginning at 6 a.m. on Sunday, November 9, 2014. There may be a momentary outage in Internet connectivity during this maintenance window. No disruption to internal VCU network is expected. Work is expected to be completed within 3 hours. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2 . . .

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