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WebFiles is now mobile friendly

WebFiles is now mobile friendly

FIT’s file management system, WebFiles, has a new mobile interface making it a little easier to take your files with you wherever you go. All FIT students, faculty, and staff have access to 5GBs of personal storage and have the ability to share files and folders internally and externally via created links.  You can get […]

May 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
3D FIT BFA Fashion Show

3D FIT BFA Fashion Show

The best work of FIT’s graduating bachelor of arts fashion design students is presented every spring in a professional runway show. Specializations include sportswear, special occasion, knitwear, intimate apparel, and children’s wear. If you are on campus, watch the show live in 3D from 4-6:30 in the Katie Murphy Amphitheater or watch it live on […]

April 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Faculty Senate Election Voting

Faculty Senate Election Voting

ASK IT: I am a faculty member, trying to vote in the faculty senate elections. Following directions, I have tried to go to the FIT link homepage, and click on the “Vote Now”. However, I get a message that I am not eligible to vote! Please explain, and help me to correct this. This is […]

April 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Effective Public Speaking

Effective Public Speaking

Speaking in public effectively means more than getting over your feelings of nausea when you look out at a crowd. Lynda.com has an effective speaking tutorial on how to generate ideas for your presentation, building a storyboard, coping with anxiety, how to open, deliver, and close your speech with confidence and ease. Most go to Lynda.com for software […]

April 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Sophos Virus Protection for Windows 8

Sophos Virus Protection for Windows 8

Ask IT: Question & Answer Forum: I have a new Dell PC with Windows 8 at home. The McAfee Virus Protection will expire soon and I would like to replace it with the free Sophos Virus Protection download offered through FIT. Will this work on Windows 8 PC? Is there anything I should be aware of? -Alice Rydel    […]

April 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
April 13th: Critical Upgrades to Webfiles 8am-1pm

April 13th: Critical Upgrades to Webfiles 8am-1pm

IT for FIT must apply critical upgrades to Webfiles on Saturday April 13 from 8:00am – 1:00pm.  While this work is being performed, access to Webfiles will be unavailable.  Please be sure to copy any needed files from Webfiles before this work begins! Thank you for your patience as we continue to upgrade FIT systems […]

April 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
365 Days for Windows XP

365 Days for Windows XP

Windows XP users be warned that Microsoft will no longer provide support for the 2001 operating system after April 8th, 2014.  After this point, security updates and fixes will no longer be pushed out. More information can be found on this TechCrunch post. Microsoft is suggesting those still using the XP OS should upgrade to […]

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Wireless Improvement Program

Wireless Improvement Program

Phase I of the Wireless Improvement Project has been completed.  All of the legacy wireless devices have been removed and replaced with the advanced wireless solution.  Users should experience improved performance and the elimination of redundant of log-ins when your mobile device goes to sleep.  As a reminder, IT still has hundreds of new advanced […]

April 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Feb 13: E-Portfolio Accessibility Problems

Feb 13: E-Portfolio Accessibility Problems

FIT Community Yesterday morning (2/13/13), a network device failed, causing accessibility problems to Banner, MyFit and E-Portfolio.  Banner and MyFIT services have been restored. IT staff are continuing to troubleshoot problems with E-Portfolio.  We hope to have a resolution soon. Thank you for your patience   Users should not reply directly to this email, but […]

February 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Phone Outage: November 28th 7am-9am

Phone Outage: November 28th 7am-9am

FIT Community:  On Wednesday November 28th from 7am-9am, IT must apply critical upgrades to expand the phone system in support of the new Advisement Center.  Users may experience sporadic outages of the phones during this window of activity.  After 9am if a user phone is not functioning a simple reboot should be performed.  A reboot […]

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