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NEW IT TOOLS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS, ONEDRIVE TO REPLACE H DRIVE

The University of Toledo’s Information Technology Department is upgrading services to enhance the student experience.

Many new and improved tools are now available, as UT is moving students away from the H drive personal network file storage to Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage.

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UPGRADING UT TO BANNER 9

UT’s Division of Technology is working in conjunction with academic and administrative departments to transition the University from Banner 8 to Banner 9.

Banner 9 delivers an improved user experience by offering new tools and expanded mobile capabilities.

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IT MIGRATING ALL UT FACULTY AND STAFF TO OFFICE 365

The University of Toledo is working to migrate all faculty and staff to Microsoft Office 365, a cloud-based service.

Work is underway on Health Science Campus and is scheduled to be completed by the end of February, with Main Campus and the rest of the University migration set to begin during the first week of March. Students were migrated to Office 365 in 2015.

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UT 3D/VIR EFFORTS HIGHLIGHTED IN GARTNER PAPER

Gartner, Inc., a leading research and advisory company, recently published a paper on “Best Practices for Virtual Reality in Higher Education.” Vice President CIO/CTO Bill McCreary was one of several technology leaders in higher education interviewed by the company.

The case study described development occurring in our Virtual Immersive Reality Center and Advanced Simulation and Gaming Studio.

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY JOINS GLOBAL WI-FI NETWORK

UT faculty, staff and students can use their school authentication credentials for secure Internet access anywhere on campus and at most schools around the world.

That’s because the Information Technology Department is participating in the eduroam — educational roaming — wireless network access service.

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY HELP DESK OFFERS LIVE CHAT

Have a computer issue? Now you can Live Chat with the Information Technology Help Desk.

“We want to offer immediate assistance, and Live Chat is another way for IT to quickly resolve computer-related issues,” Dominic D’Emilio, senior director of network services and technical support, said.

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY JOINS GLOBAL WI-FI NETWORK

UT faculty, staff and students can use their school authentication credentials for secure Internet access anywhere on campus and at most schools around the world.

That’s because the Information Technology Department is participating in the eduroam — educational roaming — wireless network access service.

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NEW PARKING APP AVAILABLE

Just in time for the 2017-18 academic year, Parking Services launched the new UT Parking app Monday, Aug. 28. The free app is available for both Android and iOS devices, including iPhones, iPads and other mobile devices.

Faculty, staff and students may install the new app on their smart phones by searching for University of Toledo Parking in the App and Play stores. The app also may be found at the following links: for Android users here; and for iOS users (iPhones and iPads) here.

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DIVISION FOCUSED ON ADVANCED SIMULATION TECHNOLOGY FOR ENRICHED LEARNING

A strategic merger of key technology units at The University of Toledo is driving developments in advanced clinical and academic simulations for enriched learning for students across campus.

The Division of Technology and Advanced Solutions is comprised of the Department of Information Technology, the Center for Creative Instruction, the Advanced Simulation and Gaming Studio, and the Jacobs Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center.

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VP/CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER ON COVER OF TECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE

Bill McCreary’s unorthodox road to the top information and technology post at The University of Toledo and his leadership on campus spanning from administrative support to virtual reality is featured on the front page of Toggle Magazine.

Toggle is a quarterly journal for technology executives highlighting the vital role that technology plays in companies and organizations.

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