A new Qualtrics template for Harvard Chan surveys

This is to let you know that all surveys currently using the “Public Health” theme in Qualtrics will soon receive a fresh appearance. A collaboration between the HSPH Web Apps and Communications teams, the new template focuses on making survey forms more readable, accessible, and compliant with current branding standards. Note: If your Qualtrics form … Continue reading “A new Qualtrics template for Harvard Chan surveys”

COMPLETE: Extended Maintenance to Network Drives during Memorial Day Weekend

Update: May 30, 2021 – COMPLETE We are happy to announce that this weekend’s work has been completed early. Service is restored and you may once again access network drives such as the S:\ drive and G:\ drive. If you experience any issues connecting to the network drives, we recommend that you reboot your computer.  If … Continue reading “COMPLETE: Extended Maintenance to Network Drives during Memorial Day Weekend”

MAINTENANCE: Research Compliance Suite

Harvard’s Research Compliance Suite of applications – ESTR-IRB, Agreements-DUA,  Data Safety – will be unavailable Friday, January 22 from 5:00pm (ET) until 10:00pm (ET).  HUIT will post a “system maintenance” page on each web site while the updates are taking place.  Any users in the system when the site becomes unavailable will be automatically logged … Continue reading “MAINTENANCE: Research Compliance Suite”

Student VDI Software for Spring Semester

Update: The deadline for Student VDI software requests for Spring term has passed.  The complete list of software for Student VDI is on our website. Original Post: The Department of Information Technology is preparing to update the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health student virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for the upcoming 2021 Spring Term. The deadline … Continue reading “Student VDI Software for Spring Semester”

Secure File Transfer Service maintenance Thursday, 10/8/20, 6:00pm-9:00pm   

Harvard University’s Secure File Transfer Service, powered by Accellion Kiteworks, will be upgraded on Thursday, October 8 between 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM Eastern time.   Impacts to users: ·       The Accellion Kiteworks service will be unavailable during the upgrade. ·       Changes to the user interface: Under message options, there is now an option to … Continue reading “Secure File Transfer Service maintenance Thursday, 10/8/20, 6:00pm-9:00pm   “

Server and Network Maintenance 9/10/20, 7pm EDT

To the Harvard Chan School community: On Thursday, September 10th, IT will perform regular monthly system maintenance to all servers and network equipment. The maintenance window will last from 7PM to 1AM, Eastern time. The following services will be affected during the dates and times above: – All Virtual Desktop Systems – File and Print … Continue reading “Server and Network Maintenance 9/10/20, 7pm EDT”

2-Step Verification coming to VDI: 8/17/20

What is Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)? VDI is a computing service available to students, staff, and faculty that works by moving the user’s desktop environment from a physical computer to a remote-accessible, central host computer. This means the computer you actually use for tasks such as word processing, email, and internet browsing is not the … Continue reading “2-Step Verification coming to VDI: 8/17/20”

Thank You for Attending Our Third Annual Tech Day!

Thank you for attending our third annual Tech Day! Raffle winners: Claudette Thompson, Apple Watch Mary Jane Curran, ChromeCast Deborah Atobrah, Kindle Colin Fleming, Apple TV #### The Department of Information Technology hosted a Fall Tech Day on: Thursday, October 22, 12:00 – 2:00 pm Kresge Atrium. Tables: Dell — Representatives from Dell showcased the … Continue reading “Thank You for Attending Our Third Annual Tech Day!”