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How Loan2Learn Has Provided Equitable Access to Remote Education

ITS is pleased to report that the L2L program continues to grow and help students overcome financial barriers that would otherwise inhibit their access to required remote learning technology.

New Software Catalog Provides Quick & Easy Access for Students

Requesting instructional software has never been easier thanks to the new and improved student Software Catalog experience! The Software Catalog, now conveniently located within the ServiceLink portal...

Supporting the Tech behind Campus COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 presented UCR with many new challenges. Access to technology that allows us to continue to learn, teach, and work remotely is now a requirement rather than a convenience, and ITS is proud to have helped mobilize campus in the face of unforeseen time and resource limitations. As essential campus work and research continued, however...

Mac Users Cautioned to Wait to Update

As with all major upgrades, Information Technology Solutions encourages Mac users not to update when prompted, as many systems you use to work and learn at UCR -- including the Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Sophos antivirus software -- will not be compatible with the Big Sur operating system.

Chromebook Sale

Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is hosting another Chromebook Sale, taking place October 9 - 15, 2020.

Campus Prompted to Verify ENS Phone Number on Sept. 15

On September 15, all UCR users will be asked to verify the phone number on file for use by the campus Emergency Notification System.

Resources Available for Students in Need of Technology for Remote Learning

UCR Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is pleased to announce that it has enhanced and made permanent the Loan2Learn (L2L) Program for students in need of off-campus access to a learning device. ITS is currently accepting applications for the 2020 Fall quarter.

Chromebook Sale

SOLD OUT! We apologize but we are out of inventory. Thank you to everyone who purchased a device.

Customer Support Enhancements to MyAccount

The following customer support enhancements will be made to UCR MyAccount as of June 13, 2020: MFA Enrollment Process Upon entering credentials into CAS for the first time, new users will be prompted to enroll in multi-factor authentication (MFA) and directed to myaccount.ucr.edu. They will then need to select the “Enroll in MFA” card and...

ITS Unveils the New CAS Experience for UCR

Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is pleased to announce that UCR’s primary authentication systems—Central Authentication Service (CAS) and Shibboleth—will be upgraded on Friday, July 10, at 10pm. How Do These Upgrades Benefit UC Riverside? Upgrading to the latest releases of these systems significantly improves our risk mitigation efforts, further securing campus data and systems. As an...

Scheduled Maintenance for R’Space & R’Web on June 5, 2020

Please be advised that the R’Space and R’Web portals will be unavailable from 10pm on Friday, June 5, until 3am on Saturday, June 6, as a result of a major upgrade to the uPortal system. During this four-hour maintenance window users will be unable to access the R’Space and R’Web portals. Please note that only...

ITS Graphic Design Services Elevate UCR Research

The oldest known ancestor of all modern animals has made its public debut and is elevating UCR research thanks to the incredible talents of ITS’ Information Graphic Designer, Sohail Wasif. Faculty from UCR’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences contracted ITS’ graphic design services to bring their groundbreaking research to life. As a result, Sohail’s...

New Virtual Computer Lab

Recently ITS launched software virtualization through Apporto, UC Riverside's newest virtual computer lab (VLab) service. Specialized instructional/classroom software can now be easily accessed and run from within an internet browser. Students and faculty simply need to visit https://ucr.apporto.com/ and log in using their NetID credentials to access the UCR Virtual Lab app store. Users of...

Phishing is on the Rise - Help Us Stop It!

With the onset of COVID-19 fears, UC campuses have seen a spike in coronavirus-related phishing attempts, including the targeting of COVID-19 research and high-performance computing. “Bad actors look to capitalize on moments of fear and uncertainty,” said new ITS Chief Information Security Officer Dewight Kramer. “The Information Security Office is examining ways to better support...

No Download Required: New Virtual Computer Lab

Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is proud to introduce software virtualization through Apporto, UC Riverside's newest virtual computer lab (VLab) service. Specialized instructional/classroom software can now be easily accessed and run from within an internet browser. Students and faculty simply need to visit http://ucr.apporto.com/ and log in using their NetID credentials to access the UCR Virtual...

Project Genesis Spring Update

ITS has successfully accomplished Cyxtera LAX3 Data Center setup and four (4) move events, totaling approximately 40 applications. Operational priorities have shifted to supporting remote working and teaching in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ensuring that faculty and students have a viable and reliable online learning environment during this unprecedented time has become ITS’ absolute...
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New ITS Training Tookit Now Available

UCR Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is committed to helping our campus community acquire technology skills and knowledge by providing training on a variety of technical topics. Gaining access to ITS training resources is now easier than ever before with the new ITS Training Toolkit found on the ITS website. Discover content such as interactive tutorials...
By Darren Tiley |

New Training Available: UCR DocuSign Guide

Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is pleased to announce that a new training offering is now available in the UCR Learning Center (LMS). This guide provides an overview of DocuSign functionality including the signing and sending of documents, setting up documents for completion and signature and completing and signing received documents. Begin Training You can access...
By Darren Tiley |

What to do if you Suspect Email Phishing at UCR

Phishing emails are crafted to look legitimate but contain malicious programming or content used to capture sensitive data, which can put you and your workplace at risk. Here's how to protect yourself and UCR.
By ITS Staff |

A New Virtual Private Network (VPN) at UCR

UCR Information Technology Solutions (ITS) will introduce a new Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution for campus use on March 2, 2020. The new VPN (Palo Alto GlobalProtect) is scheduled to replace the current campus VPN (Cisco AnyConnect). Why is UCR introducing a new campus VPN? Palo Alto’s GlobalProtect VPN offers greater security features than Cisco’s...