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Brief Network Outage 10/1 6pm

Posted October 1, 2018

LITS will be re-starting our network core at 6:00 p.m. today, October 1. All network connectivity will be unavailable for approximately 15 minutes. We are hopeful that this work will resolve the network connectivity issues we have been experiencing. If you continue to experience network connectivity issues, please let us know. Contact the Help Desk […]

Extended: Multi-factor authentication on 10/8

Posted October 1, 2018

The October 1 deadline for Wave 1 Duo enrollment has been extended by one week to Monday, October 8. Likewise, community members in Wave 2 who were scheduled to receive a Duo self-enrollment email today will now receive that email on October 8. This extension is primarily in response to the issues we are currently […]

Wireless Network: Intermittent Issues

Posted October 1, 2018

We are currently experiencing intermittent issues with the wireless network. Community members have reported difficulty connecting to off-campus websites and services when using the Bryn Mawr College wireless network. We are actively troubleshooting this issue and will post more information as it becomes available. Contact the Help Desk with questions: or 610-526-7440.

Complete the Information Security Education Program by 11/1/18

Posted October 1, 2018

The Bryn Mawr College Information Security Education Program launches today and runs through the month of October. Community members are responsible for completing the program by November 1, 2018. Get started by logging into Moodle and navigating to the Information Security course. More information about the program cycle, requirements, and information security competencies is available on the LITS Website. Information security is a responsibility […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

Posted September 26, 2018

Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. During this time LITS will also be patching our wireless network software. This will involve a reboot of the wireless controllers, which will cause brief outages for wireless around campus. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: Please contact the Help Desk with questions, […]

Reminder: Multi-factor authentication (MFA) on 10/1

Posted September 25, 2018

Bryn Mawr’s MFA rollout continues! See below for key dates and important information. WAVE 1: Faculty, many staff, and some student employees receive a self-enrollment email 9/17 self-enroll before 10/1 anyone in this group who has not self-enrolled will be enrolled in Duo on 10/1 and required to use multi-factor authentication Wave 2: All remaining staff and […]

Information Security Education Program 2018 Launches 10/1!

Posted September 24, 2018

College community members are responsible for completing Bryn Mawr’s Information Security Education Program annually. This year’s program launches 10/1/18 and must be completed during the month of October. The program includes reviewing key College policies and completing a series of instructional activities geared towards helping all community members attain mastery of the College’s Information Security […]

Upcoming Changes to Tripod

Posted September 18, 2018

The TriCollege Libraries are pleased to announce that a new look and feel will be coming to Tripod on December 20, 2018. As part of that change, Tripod Classic–the search interface of our traditional library catalog–will be retired. Since January we have been in the process of replacing the back-end and front-end systems that power […]

Fall Learning Opportunities: College Phone System

Posted September 17, 2018

Bryn Mawr College began using a new phone system. This means new phones, new voicemail, and the addition of many frequently requested features. We’re pleased to offer a few fall learning opportunities that will help you become familiar with the new system. Q&A SESSIONS Curious about what you’ll be able to do with your new […]

Reminder: Multi-factor Authentication (Duo) Launches 9/17

Posted September 16, 2018

Beginning Monday, September 17 all faculty, many staff, and some student employees will begin using multi-factor authentication (MFA) when logging in to many of the College’s online services. Bryn Mawr is using Duo, a simple and effective multi-factor authentication service in use by many of our peers. Once enrolled in Duo, you will be required to […]

Reminder: Digital Bryn Mawr Seed Grant Applications Reviewed Oct. 15

Posted September 14, 2018

LITS invites Bryn Mawr faculty, staff, and graduate students to apply for seed grants to support digital teaching, learning, or research activities—broadly construed. Digital Bryn Mawr Seed Grants may be used to support professional development opportunities; curricular development; symposia or other events; and teaching, learning, or research-focused projects, including digital scholarship projects. The next deadline is Oct. […]

Register to Vote! Librarians can help!

Posted September 12, 2018

Did you know that as a campus resident you can register to vote in Montgomery County, even if you’ve already registered in another state or county in Pennsylvania? Librarians in all three libraries are available to guide you through the process, and it only takes a few minutes. Registering here can save you having to […]

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