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Students, Get Your Course Schedule and Materials in a Single View

Posted on: March 4th, 2015 by Deetra Wiley

Students, your course materials, schedule, and more are now available in a single view. Under the Student and New Student tabs, open the Course Registration folder using the “+” symbol. Then,  select My Schedule and Course Materials. My Schedule and Course Materials Features: View instructions from the professor for course materials, along with the schedule. […]

IT Aims for Good Time Management – Part 3

Posted on: February 24th, 2015 by TERRIE THOMPSON

There’s no end to how automated we can make our lives, from smart houses to cars that can self-park to refrigerators that will create a grocery list from items you scan. This third and final time management TECHNews article will focus on technology that helps us be more productive in our personal lives. We wanted […]

The Latest News on Adobe’s Creative Suite and Creative Cloud Licensing

Posted on: February 12th, 2015 by Penny Rice

On February 27, 2015, Adobe will be discontinuing Adobe Creative Suite under its volume licensing programs. This means that Creative Cloud will be the exclusive source for the latest versions of Adobe’s creative apps and services for faculty, staff, and students.  We recently visited with our Adobe account manager and discussed some of the details. […]

IT Aims for Good Time Management – Part 2

Posted on: February 10th, 2015 by kfg

by Kathy Gates This past year, a group of employees in the Office of Information Technology (IT) participated in a reading group on time management.   One of the unexpected benefits was hearing about all of the apps/software/tools that technical people find to be indispensable. It was so fascinating that I thought others might want to […]

IT Aims for Good Time Management – Part 1

Posted on: January 26th, 2015 by kfg

A recurring request from our team (Information Technology) is for opportunities to build community and grow professionally.  A specific example is to explore ways to become more productive and effective at work.   One of the most common struggles is making good use of time, both at work and in our personal lives.   In IT, we […]

Major Upgrade Easter Weekend: SAP Production & myOleMiss Unavailable April 2-7, 2015

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015 by Deetra Wiley

The SAP production system and the myOleMiss portal will be unavailable beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, due to a major upgrade. The system is scheduled to be unavailable until Tuesday, April 7, at 8 a.m. During this downtime, Office of Information Technology (IT) staff members will upgrade these systems to the required […]

Get up to Speed on Recent IT Enhancements

Posted on: January 12th, 2015 by JIMMY BALL

Welcome! The Office of Information Technology (IT) has been busy preparing for new and returning faculty and students. Below are some of the important changes we completed over the winter break. Paperless Time Entry for Employees After an extensive pilot process involving several departments within the Administration and Finance division of the University, the Offices of […]

Attention Students! Top 10 Technology Tips

Posted on: January 7th, 2015 by JIMMY BALL

Welcome! The Office of Information Technology (IT) has been busy preparing for new and returning students. Below are some of the key technology topics; please take a moment to get up to speed. Protect your WebID.   Your UM WebID is used to access many University systems and services mentioned below.  Please treat it like your […]

Time Entry Goes Paperless for the Ole Miss Campus

Posted on: December 4th, 2014 by Al Ling

Eligible Faculty and Staff Can Submit Time Online via myOleMiss If you have attended the SAP CATS/Timesheets workshop within the past few months, you have likely heard the instructor introduce a new application in myOleMiss, which allows for the secure online submission and approval of employee time, eliminating the need for paper timesheets. UM employees […]

Blackboard Upgrade Scheduled to Begin on December 16

Posted on: November 14th, 2014 by JIMMY BALL

On Tuesday, December 16, beginning at midnight (CST), IT will begin an upgrade of Blackboard Learn to the latest stable 2014 release. During this maintenance, blackboard.olemiss.edu will be offline. We expect Blackboard Learn will be available on Tuesday, December 23. However, we will make every effort to complete this work sooner and will announce availability when […]