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Archive for September, 2012

IT Introduces UM Mail Vaulting Service for Email Storage

Posted on: September 27th, 2012 by TERESA MCCARVER

Is your mailbox filling up with historic messages that you need to retain? With the implementation of Symantec Enterprise Vault, the Office of Information Technology has a new solution for you. Symantec Enterprise Vault is a content archiving system that moves emails and their attachments to an online storage area called a vault. EV requires […]

UM Webmail Taken Offline October 5, 2012

Posted on: September 24th, 2012 by

With the migration of email services from UM Webmail to UM Gmail complete, logins to UM Webmail will be disabled on October 5.  UM Mail (Exchange) is available to employees.  UM Gmail is available to students and any employees that have requested access. UM Webmail login restrictions include web (, POP and IMAP access.  Individuals […]

New myOleMiss Features for Advisors

Posted on: September 21st, 2012 by kfg

Over the past year, it has become clear that employees who supervise certain kinds of student programs need the same kind of access to student data that academic advisors have had for many years. Examples are employees who supervise developmental courses, student athlete advisors, and FASTrack counselors. Moreover, these staff members, as well as academic […]

Computer Lab Enhanced in Weir Hall

Posted on: September 15th, 2012 by RONALD SAVELL
Weir Hall Media-scape Table

The Galtney Center for Academic Computing in Weir Hall opened in November 2002.  The Center was made possible by a $4 million gift from Ole Miss Alumni Will and Susanne Galtney of Houston, TX.  Commonly referred to as the Weir Hall computer lab, students and employees have access to 50 computers around the clock.   During the Fall and […]

Online UM Security Awareness Training

Posted on: September 11th, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

Since 2005, select University employees have been required to participate in security awareness training.  In the past, these required sessions have taken place in a classroom/lecture format.  As of September 17, 2012, the University has partnered with the SANS Institute to offer online security awareness training.  The online training modules are organized to train specific […]