All web services including, but not limited to the UFV Web site, myUFV, myClass, staff email and student email will be unavailable between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 16th . Internet and wireless services on the Abbotsford campus will also be unavailable during this period. The service interruption is necessary to complete […]
On Sunday, February 3, 2013, the new student email system will go live. This change is being made as our current system reaches end of life. Our new system will be available for you the afternoon of February 3, 2013. Your old email will not be transferred automatically to the new email system. If there […]
As more and more of the workstations on campus are moving to Windows 7, you may find yourself in need of some assistance for various tasks. Here are a list of resources to make use of: Tour Windows 7 How-to videos Explore Windows http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/explore Get to know Windows http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/explore/get-to-know Getting started with Windows 7 http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/help/getting-started Windows […]
Login page for BB Learn We are well underway in our limited pilot for Blackboard Learn 9.1. We’ve had a few glitches, but overall, the system seems to be running smoothly. The May term will see all students of fully online and hybrid/blended courses migrated to this version, while the fall term will add […]
Our Learning Management System has been selected, and while we continue to go with Blackboard, we will be doing a major upgrade to BB Learn 9.X. This will be rolled out in a very limited trial January 2012, with fully online and hybrid/blended courses included for May 2012. Full implementation including supplementals will be Fall […]
As part of the Network Operating System migration project, UFV will be moving from Novell GroupWise to Microsoft Outlook email in February 2011. In preparation for that change, auto-archiving has been disabled. IT Services will begin transferring archived messages to the new system on Monday, December 13.
The Network Operating System migration project is proceeding on schedule.
We have assessed the responses to an RFP for the hardware requirements related to the migration and have ordered from the vendor offering the best value. We expect the hardware to arrive soon and to be able to start configuring servers on schedule.
Likely the biggest impact of our Novell to Microsoft Migration will be the move away from Novell’s Groupwise for email management to Microsoft’s Outlook. The migration won’t occur until 2011 but we are planning already so the transition is as easy as possible. We are very pleased that Carl Janzen has agreed to help with […]