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January 2015 Archives

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled (1/31/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled Blackboard maintenance on Saturday, January 1, 2015, between 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Service interruption is possible during this upgrade. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled (2/09/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled Blackboard maintenance on Monday, February 9, 2015, between 2 a.m. - 6 a.m. Service interruption is possible during this upgrade. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

eServices & Banner Forms Maintenance Scheduled For Friday (1/30/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the systems that support eServices and Banner Forms beginning at 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Friday, January 30, 2015. During this work, eServices and Banner will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

eServices & Banner Forms Maintenance Scheduled For Thursday (1/29/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the systems that support eServices and Banner Forms beginning at 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, January 29th, 2015. During this work, eServices and Banner Forms will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Lotus Notes Servers Sycamore/Mimosa Shutdown January 31 »

The Lotus Notes generic email servers Sycamore/Mimosa are being shut down on January 31, 2015. Lotus Notes generic accounts have been relocated to other Domino servers. This does not affect any generic accounts that have been migrated to Google Apps.  If you have questions about accessing your generic account, please contact Doctor Gee at drgee@vcu.ed . . .

Notes Traveler Server Dogwood Shutdown January 31 »

As of January 31, 2015, the Notes Traveler server, Dogwood, will be shut down.  Any users who have configured their mobile device on Dogwood have been advised to move their configuration to Willow.  For further instructions see this link for Android configuration or this link for iOS devices or contact Doctor Gee at drgee@vcu.edu. . . .

Access 2013 Introduction [1/27/15] »

Date: January 27, 2015 | Time: 9am-12pm | Location: TAB 108 | 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 database objects - tables, queries, a simpl . . .

eServices & Banner Forms Maintenance Scheduled For Saturday Morning (1/24/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the systems that support eServices and Banner Forms beginning at 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. on Saturday morning, January 24th, 2015. During this work, eServices and Banner Forms will be unavailable. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Blackboard Maintenance Scheduled (1/30/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled Blackboard maintenance on Friday, January 30, 2015, between 12 a.m. - 6 a.m. Service interruption is possible during this upgrade. This maintenance involves Blackboard email service.  As a result, Blackboard email will not function. Please note that Blackboard email sent by users during the maintenance wind . . .

SPSS Level 1 [1/26/15] »

Date: January 26, 2015 | Time: 1pm-4:30pm | Location: Sanger B1-020 | Register IBM SPSS Statistics software is used for statistical analysis and reporting. This course does not cover any statistical procedures or discuss how to interpret statistical results. The workbook for this class is IBM SPSS Statistics 22 Brief Guide. It is recomme . . .

Excel 2013 Introduction [1/29/15] »

Date: January 29, 2015 | Time: 9am-12pm | Location: TAB 108 | Register This course covers the basics 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. Basic terms and how they . . .

SPSS Level 2 [2/2/15] »

Date: February 2, 2015 | Time: 1pm-4:30pm | Location: Sanger B1-020 | Register IBM SPSS Statistics software is used for statistical analysis and reporting. This is a continuation of the SPSS Level 1 class. It covers the remainder of the workbook used in the Level 1 class, IBM SPSS Statistics 22 Brief Guide, as time permits. This course d . . .

Network Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Morning (1/23/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled network maintenance from 12:00 a.m - 4:30 a.m. on Friday morning, January 23, 2015. This will cause a momentary outage of network connectivity and VoIP phones for the following buildings during this maintenance period: Children's Hospital of Richmond, 1001 E Marshall St. North Hospital, 1300 E. Marshall St . . .

REDCap Introduction [1/22/15] »

Date: January 22, 2015 | Time: 1pm-4pm | Location: Sanger B1-020 | 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), Calculate . . .

VCU Guest Wireless Maintenance Scheduled For Wednesday (1/21/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the VCU Guest Wireless system beginning at 4 a.m. on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015. While no extended service disruption is expected, there will be at least two short service disruptions as equipment is rebooted. This work is expected to be completed by 5 a.m. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center . . .

Network Maintenance Scheduled For Friday Morning (1/23/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the network on the 1st and 2nd floors of McGuire Hall on January 23 between 6AM - 7AM. Network connectivity will not be impacted during this maintenance period. Network and VoIP phones will be affected during the change window. No extended outage is expected. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center . . .

Network Maintenance Scheduled For Wednesday Morning (1/21/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance for the network at Main Hospital on January 21 between 6AM - 7AM. Network connectivity will not be impacted during this maintenance period. VCU VoIP phones will be impacted during this maintenance window. There will be no network outage but a voice outage may occur at Main Hospital. Please contact th . . .

Server Maintenance Scheduled (1/15/2015) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled maintenance at the Computer Center for Thursday, January 15 from 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM.  Systems effected by this maintenance include Servers: Windows, Servers: VMware. The server and vCenter application will be unavailable during this period. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any . . .

Protect Your Identity & Information! »

As the new year starts, please be mindful that scammers always try and take every opportunity to steal your information or money. With the start of this new year and the looming tax season around the corner, please be on the lookout for scams pretending to be IRS or employers promising easy money for a few hours of work. The former scam usually attempts . . .

Oak2 Lotus Notes Server Unavailable »

Collaborations Services is working to resolve outages on Lotus Notes server Oak2.   Users may connect automatically to their secondary server, Aspen2, via the client software or VCU Mail Anywhere, or via imap clients at aspen2.vcu.edu. . . .

Google Reporting Issue with Google Calendar »

Google is currently investigating reports of an issue with Google Calendar. We will update as Google provides further information. . . .

Network Maintenance Scheduled For Tuesday Morning (1/6/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled network maintenance beginning at 2 A.M. on Tuesday morning, January 6th, 2015. VCU Data and Voice expected to be interrupted for approximately 30 minutes. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions. . . .

Network Maintenance Scheduled For Thursday Morning (1/8/15) »

VCU Technology Services has scheduled network maintenance beginning at 5 A.M. on Thursday morning, January 8th, 2015. Network connectivity will not be impacted during this maintenance period. VCU VoIP phones will be impacted during this maintenance window at Pocahontas, Harris, and the Main Hospital. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-22 . . .

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