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Two kids are very excited to use a laptop. Do Not Let Your Password ExpireEvery NetID password at the University of Illinois expires annually. You will be locked out of your email, campus WiFi, and a variety of services if you do not set a new password before your old...
A discussion section at Illinois Serving Customers Better with the KnowledgebaseRing, ring, goes the telephone, its shrill twang bouncing off the basement walls of Reynholm Industries.“Hello, IT,” answers a polite, but disconcerting, voice. It’s a bit off...
A student looking at her phone in front of Foellinger Auditorium New App Makes Using Illinois Compass 2G easierTechnology Services is pleased to announce that a new mobile app has been released that can be used to access Illinois Compass 2g course content. The new app is called Bb Student, and it will replace...
Increased Security for Off-campus Computers Will Help Thwart CyberattacksAs part of the University of Illinois' ongoing battle against cyberattacks, Technology Services is implementing changes to how people who are away from campus connect to on-campus resources. These...
Champaign-Urbana from the air Networked Urbanism and the New CitizenThis article was created by a Technology Services student employee. Our student employees attend, engage, and report on campus events that feature technology. Students provide a unique perspective on...
Person walks path at Allerton Park and Retreat Center Ending Support for McAfee Products on University ComputersIf your University computer or device is using McAfee antivirus or encryption software, you need to switch to a new solution by the end of 2016.  Effective January 1, 2017, the University of...
A laptop screen Phishing Scam Targeting Faculty */ Technology Services would like to draw your attention to a particularly well-designed email scam that is targeting researchers at the University of Illinois. This phishing scam attempts to steal...
Seal in the Illini Union Bookstore Amazon Pick Up spot coming to Illini Union BookstoreThis article was created by a Technology Services student employee. Our student employees attend, engage, and report on campus events that feature technology. Students provide a unique perspective on...
Virtual Realities in the English Building: Exploring the New Video Game ClassroomThis article was created by a Technology Services student employee. Our student employees attend, engage, and report on campus events that feature technology. Students provide a unique perspective on...
National Cyber Security Awareness Month Header October is National Cyber Security Awareness MonthLights in your home. Security cameras. Social Media. Banking. Medical and academic records. So much of our day to day life is now digital. The physical safety of your devices and the...
Reimagining the Classroom Symposium Are you interested in learning about how space and technology can reshape the way students learn? Then come out to the Reimagining the Classroom Symposium on Friday, September 23rd from 8 a.m. to 3 p...
The Final Frontier with NCSAThis article was created by a Technology Services student employee. Our student employees attend, engage, and report on campus events that feature technology. Students provide a unique perspective on...
Faculty Technology Summit Fall 2016Faculty Technology SummitWednesday, October 5, 201610am-2pmIllini Union rooms A, B, &C  If you are a researcher or instructor who wants to know more about leveraging technology in your research...
Pokémon GoneThis article was created by a Technology Services student employee. Our student employees attend, engage, and report on campus events that feature technology. Students provide a unique perspective on...
Breaking WiFi Records Over the summer, Technology Services refreshed every wireless access point on campus, installing brand new hardware in order to provide an improved wireless experience on campus. The results of...
powerlines Finding Alternative Services for Some Centrex CustomersTechnology Services is entering the next phase of the Centrex retirement project. This phase involves identifying suitable alternative services for customers with specific needs not currently met by...
Tracking the DanceThis article was created by a Technology Services student employee. Our student employees attend, engage, and report on campus events that feature technology. Students provide a unique perspective on...
Cell on Wheels Keeps Football Fans Connected On Saturday, September 3rd, at Memorial Stadium, Lovie Smith will coach his first Illini football game. Over 60,000 fans, awash in orange and blue, will witness history being made. But unlike the...
Tech Points 2016To kick off the new semester, Technology Services has partnered with a number of IT departments across campus to offer seven different places on campus where you can get IT assistance during the...
Students smiling at a laptop with Foellinger Auditorium in the background Connecting Illinois with the InterCampus Communications NetworkThis summer, Technology Services expanded the high speed fiber-optic network that links the three campuses of the University of Illinois by connecting it to Bradley University, in Peoria. In doing so...

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