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Webmail, other services unavailable evening of April 8 A few key UO services will be unavailable on Friday, April 8, between 7:00pm and 11:00pm, while Information Services performs maintenance.   The following services will be entirely unavailable... News
IT website editing now requires VPN Do you contribute content to this website?   From now on, you'll need to connect to VPN before doing so.   Information Services staff are making a change on April 28 that restricts... News
Allen Hall Data Center now open for colocation On June 1, 2016, Information Services opened the Allen Hall Data Center. We invite researchers, IT staff, and departments to consider locating their servers in Allen Hall. What is colocation?... News
Wireless change on June 16 may require you to take some steps On Thursday, June 16, 2016, between 5am and 7am, Information Services will be switching to a new system for the UO Secure and eduroam wireless networks. This change will require action by many... News
Tech Desk summer hours: M-F, 8am-5pm The Technology Service Desk's 2016 summer hours start on June 13th: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Call, email, or drop in any time during those hours! The extended evening hours of phone and... News
Vendor demos for IT Service Management tool You're invited to attend three on-site vendor demonstrations for a campus IT Service Management (ITSM) tool! Jul. 20: Cherwell Recorded demo Jul. 28: ServiceNow Express... News
Office 365 has a new look The default home page for UO's Office 365 has a fresh look. That's the page you see after you log in at with your UO email address and password.   Microsoft has rolled... News
Tech Desk moves to Computing Center The Technology Service Desk has moved!   After 16 years in McKenzie Hall, the Tech Desk moved back to the Computing Center on August 31, 2016. Our front desk is located in the south lobby, near... News
Activating Microsoft's Power BI app Microsoft's Power BI application is a suite of business analytics and visualization tools.   This application is available free to the UO community through our Office 365 site license.... News
Reconnecting to UO Secure after summer wireless network change In June 2016, Information Services made a change to the UO Secure wireless network. UO Secure is the secure wireless network intended for daily use by UO students, faculty, and staff.   If you... News
DuckWeb gets new look On Friday, Nov. 25, during the Thanksgiving holiday break, DuckWeb got a new look.   The image here shows the new design, which better matches the look of the UO homepage. DuckWeb continues to... News
Get free tech support at the EMU! The Technology Service Desk has set up a temporary help desk in the EMU main lobby, next to the Fishbowl.   Stop by for help with: software Wi-Fi email viruses and more... News
New look & feel at starting March 14, 2017 On Tuesday, March 14, at 8am, Information Services will be updating   Specifically, IS will be releasing a new auto-configuration tool for UO Secure and Eduroam.... News
UO homepage, other websites to be briefly offline March 28 Update 3/28/17 9:25am: The display issues have been corrected on the Status website ( as of about 9am.   Update 3/28/17 8:50am: This morning's... News
Changes to on May 2, 2017 On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at 8am, Information Services staff made a change to that requires users to take action.   Specifically, IS staff upgraded the SSH RSA host key for... News
IT website maintenance April 27, 2017 On Thursday, April 27, from 12pm until about 12:30pm, this website ( will be unavailable due to maintenance.   During the work, a maintenance page will display.   If... News
UO homepage, other websites to be briefly offline May 16 On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, between 5am and 7am, the University of Oregon homepage and about 150 other UO websites will be unavailable for about 30 minutes due to maintenance.   A maintenance... News
Preview new IT service portal at May and June demos The UO campus community is invited to attend demonstrations of the new IT service portal in May and June 2017. The service portal — a new website for UO tech support — will be... News
Transform IT charter approved From Jessie Minton, Chief Information Officer and Vice Provost of Information Services Adriene Lim, dean of libraries and Philip H. Knight chair, and I are happy to announce that the IT charter has... News
Wireless overnight outages July 26-27, 2017 Campus wireless networks will be intermittently unavailable from 11:30pm on Wednesday, July 26, through the early morning hours of Thursday, July 27 — possibly as late as 7am — while... News
UO Service Portal now live! The new UO Service Portal ( launched for select IT departments on Monday, August 28, 2017. What is the UO Service Portal? The UO Service Portal (powered by... News
Meet the Chief Technology Officer candidates Join the two finalists for the role of Chief Technology Officer on Feb. 23 and Feb. 26 for their presentations to campus. Learn more at News
Skype for Business available to all UO staff Skype for Business is now available to all University of Oregon faculty and staff. Skype is an audio- and videoconferencing application from Microsoft that also offers instant messaging, screen... News