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Virtual Desktops: Work Where You Are

As the Wisconsin winter marches on, Pioneers are reminded of UW-Platteville’s virtual desktops, which allow you to access lab software and your network storage from a wide range of devices with internet access. Work from wherever you are at all hours of the day or night. Read more...

Dobson Wins!

The numbers are in, and residents of Dobson Hall have won the pizza party sponsored by Media Technology Services for their response to last fall’s Cable TV Survey. Dobson residents submitted the most surveys of all those who designated a hall. Congratulations! Check out what res hall students have to say about their viewing preferences. Read more...

New Search Features Go Live in Online Phonebook

Searching UW-Platteville’s online phonebook just got better. Three new features make the phonebook your one-stop-shop for campus contact information. Read more...

Preferred Name Option Enabled

If you have been longing to identify yourself in UW-Platteville electronic systems by a name other than your legal name, your wait is over. Preferred name is now an option in Office 365, the online phonebook, Desire2Learn, and other select campus systems. Read more...

Adapting to change: Lab Evaluation Project

In Spring 2015 the IT Prioritizations committees (made up of faculty, administration, and Information Technology representatives) ordered an evaluation of campus computer labs for potential reduction, redesign, or elimination. In July 2015 the Lab Evaluation team recommended changes that are now completed or underway. Read more...

Better watch out...for security Grinches

This holiday season may be a time full of special decorations, special events (congrats, UW-Platteville graduates!), and special gift giving; however, it is also a "special opportunity" for those holiday Grinches: hackers determined to exploit, disappoint, and upend your holiday cheer! So how do you protect your holidays from their gloomy influence? Check out these common scams hackers run during the holidays with tips to detect and prevent them! Read more...

Excel training coming to campus

ITS has contracted with New Horizons to provide on-site training in Excel 2013 at UW-Platteville. Workshops will be held at several levels to meet a wide continuum of needs on campus. Read more...

Student Technology Advisory Committee wants you!

Interested in influencing technology decisions at UW-Platteville? The Student Technology Advisory Committee (STAC) is welcoming new members for Spring 2016. Read more...

Happy Trails!

Information Technology Services wishes to acknowledge its student employees who graduated last weekend and remind all graduates of their UW-Platteville account provisioning rules. Read more...

Storage/SHARED1 migration begins December 28

ITS continues its migration of network storage volumes to new servers with SHARED1 (S-drive) on December 28-30. SHARED1 will become READ-ONLY beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 28 and extending through Wednesday, Dec. 30. After the migration, you may need to make some adjustments to your shortcuts and/or files in the S-drive. Read more...

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