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Upcoming Changes to VPN Client

On January 23, 2024 the VPN (virtual private network) client will change from Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client to Cisco Secure Client for University VPN users system

Save the Date: April 20-21, 2024, PeopleTools Upgrade to 8.60

On April 20 and 21, 2024 (Saturday and Sunday), University IT intends to upgrade the PeopleSoft development platform—PeopleTools—to version 8.60, pending successful completion of testing. 

Changes to UMN Email and Google Workspace

To mitigate cybersecurity and data privacy risks and to comply with licensing agreements, the University of Minnesota is no longer able to provide Google Workspace, w

November Focus on Files

This month, Focus on Files invites you to join us for "Clearing Up Your Digital Space:

Google Workspace Storage Allocations

As of October 26, all University of Minnesota Google Workspace accounts will indicate storage allocations according to one’s role or account type.

Beware of Increased Phishing Attempts

University Information Security (UIS) professionals are warning the community that bad actors may attempt to engage in efforts to illicitly gain access to University accoun

Google Workspace Service Changes

In 2021, Google announced that it would no longer provide free and unlimited storage and will begin charging the University of Minnesota for data storage in January 2025. 

Kaltura in Canvas: Overview of Changes on June 3, 2023

On Saturday, June 3, 2023, OIT staff upgraded the underlying technology that connects Kaltura to Canvas.

Hardware Purchasing Service Moved to UMN Bookstores

As of February 20, 2023, the University of Minnesota Bookstores became the primary vendor for computers, devices, and computer accessories for University departments on the

Feb. 9, 2023 - Duo Mobile Will No Longer Support Android 8, Android 9 & iOS 13

Effective February 9, 2023, Duo Mobile will no longer support Android 8, Android 9 and iOS 13.