Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Take a Survey About Making MyFSU Mobile!

Information Technology Services is interested in creating a mobile (smart phone) version of MyFSU. Your input is needed on the importance of this project and the MyFSU links that would be most relevant to you.  This survey is confidential and takes only 4 minutes.


If you have questions at any time, please contact TAC at 231-591-4822 or tac@ferris.edu.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Java Update Not Compatible With FerrisConnect

Are you having problems with Chat in FerrisConnect? Java may have updated to version 1.6 update 30 on your workstation. This Java update may need to be removed for the Chat feature in FerrisConnect or Learn to work properly. The current version of Java supported by FerrisConnect and Learn is Java 1.6 update 17. To find out what version of Java you have, view instructions on how to remove an unsupported version of Java, and how to install Java 1.6 update 17 click here. Contact the TAC at 231-591-4822 if you need assistance. 

Friday, January 13, 2012

Connecting the Kindle Fire to Wireless

Having trouble connecting a Kindle Fire to wireless at Ferris? Here are some steps you can take to get connected after the device is turned on.

1. Click on the gear wheel icon in the upper right hand corner of the screen.

2. Select Wi-Fi.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

January 2012 Resale Store Promotion

Receive 10% OFF all items at the Computer Equipment Resale store on January 23 through January 27, 2012 when you enter the promotion code "Goofy" the Payment Methods page. Item availability is limited.

Ferris Wireless Guest Account

Wireless access at Ferris is available to guests visiting campus for a short period of time. Guest access to the wireless network is not meant for use by employees or students of the university. They should use their MyFSU ID and password to authenticate to the wireless network.

Classroom Equipment Listing

Want to see what technology is available in a classroom or find a classroom with the technology you need? This video walks you through finding and using the classroom equipment listing database.

Tegrity System Upgraded

On December 19th, the vendor who runs the Tegrity server for us updated the software.  One of the main changes you may have noticed is that the Tegrity icon in the system tray was not working and you had to go through FerrisConnect to get into Tegrity. As of January 13, 2012, this issue has been resolved. You are now able to log in to Tegrity to start a recording using the system tray icon. 

Network Equipment Upgrade

This past month the ITS department finished upgrading old, outdated network equipment around campus. The upgrade was the final phase of the network upgrade project. The replacement of the equipment will improve network connectivity throughout the campus.