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Box Migrations to Begin in November

The University's move from Box to Microsoft OneDrive and SharePoint for document storage and collaboration is set to begin next month and continue in waves throughout Spring Quarter 2022. Learn how to prepare, and register for a webinar to familiarize yourself with OneDrive and SharePoint.

GlobalProtect Upgrade Coming in October

Northwestern IT is performing an upgrade to GlobalProtect, the University’s Virtual Private Network, in October. The upgrade addresses security vulnerabilities in GlobalProtect and aligns with the vendor’s upgrade window recommendations. Users can self-upgrade starting Tuesday, October 12, at 7:30 a.m. Learn more about the upgrade.

Do Your Part, #BeCyberSmart: Top Tips for Staying Cybersafe

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and a time to pay extra attention to staying safer online. Remember, each of us has a critical role to play to protect against cybercriminals and ever-evolving cyber threats. Review our list of recommended actions you can take today.

Duo Updating App and Releasing Universal Prompt

Two important changes are coming to the tool that powers Northwestern's Multi-factor Authentication (MFA). Duo is releasing a redesigned version of the Duo Mobile app for iOS and Android the week of October 11. Duo is also releasing the Universal Prompt, an improved MFA browser experience that updates the look and feel of the authentication screen, increases accessibility, and streamlines the verification process. Learn more about these Duo changes.
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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.
Student Resources
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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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