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Informs and engages the UNB community on IT developments and news

Put your wallets away Microsoft Office is free for UNB Students

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Posted: August 28, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Tips and Tricks, General Interest, IT Announcements


If you’re getting ready for the new school year, then Microsoft Office 2013 Suite may be on your wish list. We have good news - put your wallet away because UNB offers the full Microsoft Office suite FREE for students! As long as you are a UNB student (full time, part time, undergraduate or graduate), you will be able to enjoy the full benefits...

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Tell it like IT is Setting up your UNB Student Email with Microsoft Outlook

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Posted: August 28, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Tips and Tricks, General Interest, IT Announcements


We are back this week with a new edition of Tell it like IT is, with a question from students: “How do I set up my UNB email with Outlook?” ITS has you covered! If you’re looking for an easier way to check your email without going through the Outlook Web App in your myUNB Portal, you can easily set up your UNB Email with Microsoft Outlook on your computer. 1)      Go to the ITS Setup...

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Amazon Student now available in Canada

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Posted: August 20, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest


That’s right! Amazon Student is now available to any current university and college students across Canada with a valid school email address like your UNB email. And it gets better - it’s free for the first six months! What Is Amazon Student? Just like Amazon Prime, it gives you free two-day shipping, as well as other deals and promotions exclusively for students.  If you prefer to shop online...

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ITS Procurement and Telecom Services has temporarily moved

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Posted: August 20, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects, IT Announcements


Need to pay a visit to ITS Procurement and Telecom Services? Previously located in Head Hall D11, you will now find them directly across the hall from the Procurement Service Window in Head Hall D69. As always, they will continue to provide walk-up service Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. from their new location. Services offered include: Procurement and Telecom inquiries (please...

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New Brunswick at the forefront of Cybersecurity

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Posted: August 20, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Our Community


Cybersecurity continues to influence the way we develop new technology to protect any and all information. New Brunswick stands at the forefront of cybcersecurity, being one of the provinces with the most initiatives, activities, and investments to support Information Communications and Technology.  With organizations being well positioned around UNB, it allows for collaboration between the...

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Print Services - A new name A new look

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Posted: August 20, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: IT Announcements


From banners and large posters to custom stationery, paper supplies and personal printing, you can count on Print Services to be your trusted partner in professional printing.  Formerly Imaging and Print Services, they can be relied upon for projects, conferences, special events and marketing campaigns just to name a few.  With prompt, friendly order fulfillment and industry expertise, think of...

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Management Briefing - Access Manager backgrounder

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Posted: August 15, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Management Briefings


Genesis of Access Manager Access Manager is the culmination of years of planning and work on addressing high‐risk issues with internal processes and controls raised in auditor reports to the Audit Committee of the Board of Governors since at least 2006. Specifically, the auditors have long recommended tighter controls over who has access to various university IT systems, including tracking not...

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5 Odd Questions Isil Flynn

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Posted: August 13, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Our Community


This month we have a new edition of 5 Odd questions – featuring Isil Flynn! We started out by asking Isil what her role is in ITS: Well I do a bunch of things in ITS: Usability make sure the stuff we put on the web is inherently usable by the audience it’s meant for Test our sites and applications for usability Develop the standards that we will strive to comply with in terms of...

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Tell it like IT is Submitting a notice to myUNB News

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Posted: August 13, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Tips and Tricks, General Interest


Do you need to submit a notice for students, or faculty and staff to see, but aren’t sure how? This week’s Tell it like IT is answers the simple question: “How do I submit a notice to myUNB News?” Step 1. Go to www.unb.ca/insideunb and click Submit a notice. Step 2. Read the guidelines and click Submit a News Article at the bottom of the page. Step 3. Fill in the Contact information, and...

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UCard Online Photo Upload coming soon

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Posted: August 13, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: IT Announcements, Our Community


Need a new photo for your UCard but worried your hair will be a mess  by the time you reach campus? We have a solution for you! UNB’s very own Online UCard Photo Upload Service is coming soon for all students, faculty and staff.  Once available, you will be able to upload a photo of your choosing and we will pre-print your UCard (UNB Photo ID) for you. Once printed, you will get an email to let...

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UCard Validation Stickers now available

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Posted: August 13, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest, Our Community


Students - Need a new validation sticker for your UCard (UNB photo ID) for the upcoming school year? 2014-15 validation stickers are now available at the UNB Card Office, Room 106 in the SUB (Fredericton) and UNB Security and Traffic Office, Room 119 in the Athletic Centre (Saint John). Avoid the September rush and get your validation sticker now! Haven’t paid your tuition yet? No problem. As...

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Management Briefing - Online Application Project Completed

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Posted: August 8, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Management Briefings


Management Briefing – Online Admissions system fully deployed August 8, 2014 – ITS is very pleased and proud to advise the community that the Online Admissions (OA) system has been fully deployed throughout GAUs and undergraduate programs across the university. OA allows prospective students to apply for admission to UNB using a state‐of‐the‐art, web‐based service that dramatically speeds up...

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Tell it like IT is How to deposit money on your UCard

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Posted: August 7, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community, Tips and Tricks, General Interest


This week as the UNB Card Office continues the Faculty/Staff Re-card on the Fredericton campus,Tell it like IT is thought we would answer the most popular question asked by Faculty and Staff picking up their new UCard: “How do I put money on my UCard?” There are a number of easy ways to do this: In person: 1.    UNB Card Office (UNBF) – Visit us in the Student Union Building, Room 106. (Cash,...

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UNB Access Manager Now Available

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Posted: August 7, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects, General Interest, IT Announcements


ITS is pleased to announce Access Manager, UNB’s new self-service application for managing and controlling access to UNB IT services and data, is now available. Effective immediately, Departmental Proxies and Level 1’s can no longer request access on your behalf; managers/supervisors must now submit ALL IT access requests for their staff via Access Manager. To access the new system, log in to...

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