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Research Data Storage Service (RDSS) Platform Refresh Coming This Summer

Northwestern IT is refreshing the Research Data Storage Service (RDSS)/FSMResFiles platform across multiple weekends this summer. Working with key stakeholders across the University, Northwestern IT identified three weekends to finalize the new infrastructure. Learn about the important dates and new infrastructure benefits.

Summer Data and Programming Workshops - Register Now!

Beginning in June and continuing through August, Northwestern IT Research Computing Services facilitates no-cost virtual workshops for opportunities to learn R, Python, data visualization, and more! All members of the Northwestern community, including summer associates, students, and visiting research colleagues, are welcome to register. Visit the Training and Learning web page for workshop descriptions and to register.

Guidance on Connecting to eduroam

Earlier this year, the University transitioned to eduroam, making it the sole secure wireless network for all Northwestern students, faculty, and staff. Since the transition, some community members have contacted the Northwestern IT Service Desk or local IT support staff seeking assistance with connecting to the wireless network. If you are experiencing an issue with the wireless connection for an extended period of time, please first review Northwestern IT's self-service guidance.

MFA Coming to Canvas, Zoom, and Panopto on June 15

Northwestern IT will enable Duo Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) for all University Canvas, Zoom, and Panopto accounts on Wednesday, June 15, taking an essential step that further protects individuals and the University. This change is part of a collaborative effort between Northwestern IT and technology partners across the University to implement MFA for all services utilized by the campus community, prioritizing systems that contain protected information. Learn more about the effort.

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Students • Faculty and Staff • Researchers

Tech Resources at Your Fingertips. Ready. Set. Go.

Students, faculty, and staff: Review these quick start guides to learn how to take full advantage of Northwestern's tech resources



As a student you have access to a multitude of tools for managing your information like grades and tuition, plus resources you can use for academics, research, and more.
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Faculty and Staff

Northwestern IT offers essential services and tools needed for teaching, research, and administration including Canvas, Box, SharePoint, conferencing, telephone services, and lecture capture.
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As a member of the Northwestern community, you have access to a multitude of technology tools to collaborate with colleagues, conduct research, teach, and manage your daily life at Northwestern.
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IT Community

Northwestern IT professionals can find work-related tools and resources, join or create communities of practice and interest, collaborate with colleagues, and get helpful information.

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