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UCR ITS Bests UCSB and SDSU to Win Google Cloud Hero Cup

UC Riverside Information Technology Solutions (ITS)–campus’ central IT organization–won the inaugural Google Cloud Hero Cup against competitors from UC Santa Barbara and San Diego State University. The gamified Google Cloud training took place over the course of three hours on Friday, June 24. Each University was represented by its respective IT professionals, who competed head-to-head...
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Canvas is UCR’s New Learning Management System

As of July 1, 2022, Canvas (eLearn) is UC Riverside’s official learning management system, replacing Blackboard (iLearn). To log into Canvas, please go to elearn.ucr.edu.
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Something Look "Suspish"? Ring the PhishAlarm! 

Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is pleased to announce the release of PhishAlarm, an email add-in that allows you to easily report a suspected phishing email. Campus users can now report a suspicious email at the click of a button.
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Up to Speed: New Internet Routers in the Residence Halls

Students living in UCR residence halls may notice a difference in internet connectivity upon returning from spring break!
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Notice of Federally Prohibited Devices and Campus Compliance Plan

ITS will make a change to campus networking services on June 30, 2022, that will affect anyone attempting to make a wired connection to the UCR-secure network using a Federally restricted device. All University employees are responsible for conducting their work in accordance with the UC Riverside NDAA 889 Compliance Plan.
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HRMS is now a 6-in-1 Human Resources Solution

As a result of the success of HRMS and the addition of a new HR compliance module, several obsolete HR applications were decommissioned in March, 2022.
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Remote Instruction Resources for Winter 2022

In light of the Chancellor’s notice of remote instruction for the first two weeks of winter quarter, the UCR Information Technology Solutions (ITS) and Exploration Center for Innovative Teaching and Engagement (XCITE) would like to provide a comprehensive list of resources that support remote instruction.
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Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Throughout the month of October you’re invited to participate, along with your peers at other UCs, by attending interesting and informative cyber security events hosted by the University of California and UCR Information Technology Solutions (ITS).
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Make the Switch: User Experience to Change with Duo Mobile Update

UCR’s MFA vendor, Duo, announced the release of its redesigned Duo Mobile application for iOS and Android. The rollout of Duo Mobile 4.0.0 will commence on October 11, 2021. Here's what users can expect:
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A Campus-Wide Classroom Technology Initiative is Helping UC Riverside RISE to the Occasion

UC Riverside is on the RISE. Rooms for Increasing Student Engagement, or RISE, is a campus-wide initiative to transform classroom technology to meet the education needs of tomorrow and secure the University’s longevity as a top-ranked teaching and research institution.
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ITS Streamlines UCR HR Processes by Developing a Comprehensive HRMS Solution

The University of California, Riverside Information Technology Solutions (ITS) team is proud to announce the development of Human Resources Management System (HRMS), a new multi-tenancy software built in conjunction with UCR Human Resources that effectively and seamlessly combines five existing human resources systems--iRecruit, iReview, CareerTracks, JDS, and Title & Pay Plan--into one portal.

Campus Experience to Improve with New ITS Projects Underway

UCR Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is delighted to share details about multiple campus support projects aimed to improve the accessibility of IT services and user experience for students, faculty, staff, and guests. These projects--which are currently underway--include upgrades to the ServiceLink Portal, Knowledge Base, and ITS website. The catalyst behind all of these projects is...

How ITS is Creating a College to Career Pipeline for Students

The University of California, Riverside is focused on expanding diversity on campus and providing opportunities to students. As part of this mission, the University has supported students to advance their skills and gain experience within their desired fields by working in different departments on campus. The Information Technology Solutions (ITS) department strongly believes in this...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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.