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The Division of Information Technology is giving away 10,000 Bronc Print Credits to celebrate the 1,000 likes on our IT Facebook page!

You can earn up to 150 Bronc Print Credits by participating in any of the following:

1. Be the first to post your answer to UTPA Trivia questions on our IT Facebook page starting March 9 through March 31st, 2015. Like and visit the page to view the Trivia Questions and for your chance to win up to 150 Bronc Print Credits.

2. Complete any self-paced Microsoft IT Academy course online before March 31, 2015. Click on any of the course links to learn more.

Microsoft IT Academy Course Time Bronc Print Credits
Microsoft SharePoint 60 minutes* 25 Credits*
Microsoft Lync 1 hour and 32 minutes 50 Credits
Microsoft Excel 3 hours and 50 minutes 150 Credits
Microsoft Outlook 2 hours and 50 minutes 100 Credits
Microsoft Word 2 hours and 45 minutes 100 Credits
Microsoft Access 2 hours and 30 minutes 100 Credits
Microsoft OneDrive 30 minutes* 25 Credits*
Microsoft OneNote 1 hour and 35 minutes 50 Credits
Microsoft PowerPoint 3 hours and 35 minutes 150 Credits
Microsoft Visio 1 hour and 30 minutes 50 Credits
Microsoft Publisher 60 minutes* 25 Credits*
Microsoft Project 2 hours and 20 minutes 100 Credits

 

*100% completion of two courses for a total of least 90 minutes to earn 50 Credits

This promotion is scheduled through the month of March or until the 10,000 credits are gone, whichever comes first.

150 Bronc Print Credit limit per person. Bronc Print credits expire on August 31, 2015. Participation and availability open to current UTPA Students, Faculty, and Staff!

Starting Thursday, March 5, 2015, email notifications will be sent for ServiceNow Change Requests to Requesters, Approvers (Supervisor/Manager for Requester and Change Management Committee members) for Comprehensive, Emergency and Routine Change Classifications.

 

Email Notification for Change Requester

  • Change Request has been submitted
  • Change Request has been approved
  • Change Request has been completed
  • Change Request is open past planned end date
  • Change Request has been rejected
  • Change Request contains revision(s)

 

Email Notification for Supervisor/Manger of the Requester and Change Management Committee

  • Change Request requires review
  • Change Needs CAB Review before Planned Start Date
  • Change Request Contains Revisions

 

Email Notification for Assignment Group for a Change Request and/or Change Task

  • Change Request has been assigned
  • Change Task has been assigned

 

We are still working through a few bugs, but none are considered to be show stoppers.  We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we work on improving the change management process.

IT Scheduled Maintenance Spring 2015 2 - BroncNet

 

Bi-Annual maintenance on the Data Center storage, server and network infrastructure is scheduled on Friday, March 13th 5:00 PM through Sunday, March 15th 11:59 PM.

Systems Unavailable:

  • e-Business (Oracle)
  • iShop
  • Banner (ASSIST),
  • WebFocus (Managed Reporting)
  • Platinum Analytics
  • Appworx
  • Degreeworks
  • Core OneStep
  • Core iPayment
  • Hyperion
  • Apex
  • Hyper-V
  • VDI
  • VMware
  • Load Balancer.

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eduroam (wi-fi)

UTPA’s wireless network is an eduroam partner. eduroam, is a global service that allows for secure, fast wireless internet access with your laptop or smartphone. It is available at all UTPA buildings and remote sites. When visiting UT-Brownsville and South Texas College, eduroam allows you to seamlessly connect to the wireless network and gain internet access.

Traveling out of town or even out of the country? Check out eduroam.org for other eduroam schools that will allow Wi-Fi access too!

Mobile Battery Recharging Stations

Battery running low? Power up and recharge your cellphone and mobile devices at one of several recharging stations around campus. You can find a recharging station at the Academic Services Building 1.102, Student Union, Science Building, and Library. Recharging stations feature different charging lines that support most cell phones and mobile devices such as Apple, Nokia, Samsung, Sony, LG, and others.

IT Scheduled Maintenance

On Friday, February 20, 2015 5:00PM to Saturday, February 21, 2015 6:00PM the ASSIST Student and Faculty Self Service, Banner INB, Employee Self Service, Employee Time Entry, iShop and Ebusiness On-Line application will be unavailable due to scheduled system maintenance. Read more

Jeff - UTRGV CIO

Dr. Jeffery A. Graham, current Vice President for Information Technology at The University of Texas – Pan American, will serve as Interim Chief Information Officer for UT-RGV.

Havidán Rodríguez said that they needed to continue to make progress with the development and implementation of IT initiatives, which are critical to UTRGV’s success.

“We are very confident Dr. Graham can help us advance UTRGV with the innovative use of technology to support our guiding principles and to ensure student success,” Rodríguez said.

sharepoint

The new way to work together. Come and learn how to access everything you need to get the job done from anywhere.

SharePoint is a collaborative tool for your organization to securely store, organize, share and access information from almost any device!

SharePoint features include:

  • Create document libraries
  • Collaboration – co-authoring and versioning documents
  • Simplifies storage management of documents
  • Add applications that perform specific task to meet business needs

 

Fee: Free for UTPA Students, Faculty, and Staff
Register: http://training.utpa.edu
Trainers: Melissa Robles and Linda Mares
Special Accommodations: Please contact Linda Mares – lamares@@utpa.edu or Ext 7413

 

FREE Self-pace online training is also available through Microsoft IT Academy.

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OneDrive allows you to easily store and share all of your files – including photos, videos, documents and more — anywhere, on any device.

OneDrive features include:

  • Unlimited Storage (10 Terabytes)
  • create, save and edit documents online
  • work with documents with others at the same time
  • share photos, videos, and access them from virtually anywhere.

 

Fee: Free for UTPA Students, Faculty, and Staff
Register: http://training.utpa.edu
Trainers: Linda Mares and Melissa Robles
Special Accommodations: Please contact Linda Mares – lamares@@utpa.edu or Ext 7413

 

FREE Self-pace online training is also available through Microsoft IT Academy.

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Lync allows you to communicate and collaborate quickly and easily. You can start a chat, a call, a video call, or view a contact card with a single click.
Learn how to set up meetings with UTPA students, faculty, staff, UT System staff, and our colleagues at UT Brownsville.

Lync features includes:

  • Instant Messaging (IM) and Chat
  • Internet voice and video phone calls
  • Online meetings and presentations
  • Multi audio and video conference
  • Screen sharing
  • Account Profile Photo

 

Fee: Free for UTPA Students, Faculty, and Staff
Register: http://training.utpa.edu
Trainers: Linda Mares and Melissa Robles
Special Accommodations: Please contact Linda Mares – lamares@@utpa.edu or Ext 7413

 

FREE Self-pace online training is also available through Microsoft IT Academy.

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