Tag: Information Technology

Website Editors: Access Outage Oct. 30

Website Editors: Access Outage Oct. 30

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

As has been communicated via email to all community members who have OU editing access to webster.edu, an editing outage is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 30, for conversion to the newer version of OUCampus. During this outage on Oct. 30: You will not be able to edit the website during the upgrade process. Expect the […]

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Spring Software Request Deadline and Procedure

Spring Software Request Deadline and Procedure

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A message from Kenneth Freeman, vice president and chief information officer: In order to manage a growing catalog of software titles, the University’s IT organization needs to assess software requests based on a number of factors in coordination with the programs of each school. These factors include: viability, the vendor, the vendor’s support structure, compatibility […]

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[Updated] Emergency Broadcast Testing on the Webster Groves Campus Oct. 20 – 23

[Updated] Emergency Broadcast Testing on the Webster Groves Campus Oct. 20 – 23

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Information Technology and Public Safety will conduct tests of the phone-based emergency broadcast system at the Webster Groves campus each afternoon Monday, Oct. 20 through Thursday, Oct. 23. This test will ensure their reliability in the event of an actual emergency. What to Expect At the start of each test, phones in the test area […]

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Windows 7 and Infrastructure Enhancement Project

Windows 7 and Infrastructure Enhancement Project

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Information Technology department is planning to upgrade all Windows computers to the Windows 7 operating system and install a consistent and reliable application package. In addition to delivering a consistent and reliable desktop image to all US domestic sites, these initiatives will stabilize the work station environment by minimizing potential security threats and […]

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September Systems Maintenance Window

September Systems Maintenance Window

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The next Systems Maintenance Window is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 26, 10 p.m. CDT through Sunday, Sept. 28, 3 p.m. CDT. Details of the scheduled work will be provided in advance of the window through a Connections campus announcement. Please be advised that during these maintenance windows, you can anticipate intermittent systems access, or extended […]

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Test of Webster Alerts System Aug. 29

Test of Webster Alerts System Aug. 29

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Friday, Aug. 29, Information Technology and Public Safety will test Webster Alerts, the campus emergency alerts system, to comply with safety reporting standards of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. During the test, anyone who has signed up to […]

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Helpful Training Websites for Students, Faculty, Staff

Helpful Training Websites for Students, Faculty, Staff

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University offers students, faculty, and staff a wealth of resources to support your studies, expand your knowledge, and develop your professional skills through partnerships with two industry leaders in computer-based training Atomic Learning and Lynda.com. Visit the Computer-Based Training channel in Connections to log in to either library 24/7. Atomic Learning Through Atomic Learning, […]

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Email Cleanup: Take Out the Trash

Email Cleanup: Take Out the Trash

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Information Technology reminds Webster community members to regularly empty their trash folder and deleted items in their Webster e-mail account in order to maximize available space and performance of Webster’s e-mail servers. For messages to be permanently deleted, your trash folder must also be cleared. Empty Trash Weekly Think of your electronic trash just like […]

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Information Technology: Systems Maintenance Window July 11-13

Information Technology: Systems Maintenance Window July 11-13

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The next Systems Maintenance Window is scheduled for Friday, July 11, 10 p.m. CDT, through Sunday, July 13, 3 p.m. CDT. Details of the scheduled work will be provided in advance of the window through a Connections campus announcement. Please be advised that during these maintenance windows, you can anticipate intermittent systems access, or extended […]

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IT Offices Closed Afternoon of May 16

IT Offices Closed Afternoon of May 16

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday, May 16, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., Information Technology and the IT Service Desk will be closed for personnel to attend an all-IT staff meeting and recognition event. During these hours, please direct questions and service requests to support@webster.edu. All inquiries will receive a reply within one business day. In the event […]

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