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IT News You Can Use: Fall 2021
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Welcome back to Dal!
A full list of available technology services can be found on myDal, Dalhousie’s intranet site. Visit the myDal homepage to check out the new look and feel, the new hub page, and links to our internal community sites. New community sites are being added as they are completed so check the site directory often for updates.
Highlights of technology things you should know
- All on-campus IT services, including the help desks, are fully operational. Find a list of help desk locations on campus as well as online and telephone support.
- Physical computer labs and information common areas are open.
- Virtual computer labs are available 24 X 7 for anytime, anywhere access. Save a trip to campus and try out the virtual labs.
- Learn more about information security best practices. Be savvier online; don’t be phished.
- Learn more about wireless access on campus or at other affiliated institutions through eduroam.
Faculty and Staff
- Do you need a new computer? We encourage you to purchase or lease ITS standard desktops/laptops, which come with ongoing service and support for the life of your computer.
- Reminder about Dalhousie’s Information Security Classification Standards [PDF] and Electronic Information Storage Guidelines. Managing and protecting university information is everyone’s responsibility.
- Protect your Dalhousie account and sign up for Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). This will add an extra level of security when accessing your Microsoft 365 applications.
- View the Technology checklist to ensure your team has the technology it needs to return to campus.
For more information on how we can help you with your technology needs, visit our myDal site and choose a service category.
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- Join us this Monday for the Dalhousie Mental Health Forum
- Job postings
- Call for public representative for Postgraduate Medical Education Committee
- SuperNOVA searching for a math mentor for our girls program
- Road cycling study recruitment notice
- Get your flu shot on campus