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Forms in Office 365

Posted August 11, 2017

Forms is one of the new apps available in Office 365 after August 15. Forms makes it possible to create online forms, similar to those created in tools like Google Forms, SurveyMonkey, or Wufoo. Web Services provides support to community members using Forms, though we expect Wufoo to remain the recommended solution for most forms on the […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6 pm – 2 am

Posted August 9, 2017

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/computing/policies/ Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

New Apps Available in Office 365

Posted August 7, 2017

Beginning August 15th you will see a number of new apps available in Office 365. Support The apps you have already been using will remain supported, and we will be adding a few more to our support portfolio. Other apps will simply be available for use. For more information, see https://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/6634. If you’re interested in […]

Spotlight: Privacy with Chrome

Posted August 7, 2017

Earlier this year, LITS changed the recommended campus browser to Chrome.  In our announcement, we said: “As you may know, we are often cautious about Google’s products given the large volume of information that they gather and retain about Internet users and customers of their many services.  As Chrome has matured, Google has provided us better […]

BIONIC Unavailable 8/9 5-11:30pm

Posted August 7, 2017

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Wednesday, August 9th from 5:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

Reminder: 30 Minute Timeout for Office 365 Beginning 8/10

Posted August 3, 2017

Beginning Thursday, August 10th Office 365 (webmail) will time out after 30 minutes of inactivity. This means that if you have your email or calendar open in a web browser and haven’t used it in 30 minutes, it will log you out and you will need to log in again before using them. Over the […]

Canaday Carrels: New Request Process

Posted August 1, 2017

Canaday Library is refining the carrel policy for Fall 2017. Students will still submit a carrel application online, and will now be able to select their top choice for a carrel. The new carrel application will remove carrels from the list as they are selected by other students. Once a carrel has been assigned, students […]

BIONIC Unavailable 8/9 5-11:30pm

Posted July 31, 2017

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Wednesday, August 9th from 5:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

Financial Edge: Update Your Client

Posted July 28, 2017

Beginning today, July 28 all community members with Financial Edge accounts must install the new client via Software Center. This affects only those who use terminal services to access Financial edge (most of us use terminal services, though some Controller’s Office staff may log in directly). LITS upgraded Financial Edge overnight on Thursday, July 27. The new […]

Brief Wireless Outage 8/7 6pm

Posted July 27, 2017

The wireless network will be unavailable briefly on Monday, August 7th at 6:00 p.m. LITS will be upgrading wireless networking software during this time. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, lits.brynmawr.edu.

30 Minute Timeout for Office 365 Beginning 8/10

Posted July 26, 2017

Beginning Thursday, August 10th Office 365 (webmail) will time out after 30 minutes of inactivity. This means that if you have your email or calendar open in a web browser and haven’t used it in 30 minutes, it will log you out and you will need to log in again before using them. Over the […]

Resolved: Canaday Passenger Elevator Out of Service

Posted July 26, 2017

Updated 7/27/17 11:30 a.m.: The passenger elevator in Canaday is now operational. The passenger elevator in Canaday is currently out of order. We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. In the meantime, if you require an elevator, please contact the Help Desk at x7440 and we will direct you to the […]

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