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OS X Yosemite and Luther Workstations

On October 16th, Apple released their newest operating system, Yosemite (OS X 10.10). Yosemite is a free upgrade for any computer running OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), or 10.9 (Mavericks).

At this time, LIS will *not* be installing Yosemite on any Luther owned workstations. We also do not recommend that Faculty and Staff install Yosemite on their Luther owned workstations.

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2015JT and 2015SP Courses Now Available on KATIE

All courses in Colleague, our student information system, for Spring and JTerm 2015 are now refreshing nightly in the KATIE learning management system.  Instructors can add materials and resources to their course in preparation for the next terms. Student enrollments will populate as students register for classes starting in November.

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User Services Meeting - 10/13/14

The User Services Team meets twice each month. At this week's meeting, we discussed the following topics: Homecoming & Inauguration, Help.luther.edu Upgrade Sunday 10/19, Campus Network Maintenance Monday 10/20, Campus Wireless Network Maintenance Tuesday 10/21, Break Plans, Staff Computer Upgrades, KATIE & Browser Updates, and VPN Policy and Access Tier.

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Phishing Email

The LIS Technology Help Desk has been informed of the following phishing email being sent out. That email is a phishing scam. It is not from the Help Desk or anyone in LIS. If you have responded, please change your password immediately at http://norsekey.luther.edu.

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Campus Network Maintenance 10/20/14

On Monday 10/20/2014 at 5:00AM the campus network will be down for maintenance. This maintenance will increase the available bandwidth between the campus network and our firewall.  During the maintenance, Luther services will be available from the Internet, but users on campus will not be able to access the Internet or Luther servers. Service will be restored prior to 7:30AM.

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