Student MFA Required by November 1, 2023

Student MFA Required by November 1, 2023

As of November 1, students accessing applications with their Campus-wide Login (CWL) from off-campus will require multi-factor authentication (MFA) to safeguard personal information and protect against unauthorized access. 

Windows 10 end-of-life and planning for Windows 11

Windows 10 end-of-life and planning for Windows 11

Microsoft recently announced the end-of-life date for Windows 10 editions as October 14, 2025. After this date, no further feature updates or security patches will be available for Windows 10. UBC IT is now planning for the upgrade to Windows 11, Microsoft’s current operating system offering.

Ricoh Printing Fleet Inventory Audit

Ricoh Printing Fleet Inventory Audit

During the week of May 29th, Ricoh, our managed print services provider, will conduct an inventory and audit of our campus IT Printing Fleet.  

Upcoming Changes to UBCO Hot Desk Telephone Service

Upcoming Changes to UBCO Hot Desk Telephone Service

UBCO IT Voice Services will be implementing necessary changes to the voicemail system on November 16, 2022. Users with Hot Desk telephone services will be impacted. UBCO IT requests that Hot Desk telephone service users prepare for this change by ensuring they know their voicemail passcode.

March 1: UBC IT Okanagan Managed Windows 10 Upgrades

March 1: UBC IT Okanagan Managed Windows 10 Upgrades

Starting March 1, centrally managed Windows 10 devices (version 1909 and older) at UBC Okanagan will receive the latest version of Windows 10 (21H2). Once updates are available, you will have up to two weeks to restart your device.

UBCO IT Managed macOS Upgrades

UBCO IT Managed macOS Upgrades

To stay compliant with UBC’s information security standards, macOS needs to be updated to at least macOS Catalina. Starting November 22, centrally managed Mac desktops and laptops at UBC Okanagan will receive notifications in the lower right-hand corner of their screen when updates are available.

Students to use CWL authentication for Library and Labs

Students to use CWL authentication for Library and Labs

UBC IT Okanagan is working to reduce the number of accounts and logins students require to access campus services. Starting August 30, students will no longer use a Novell username/password to access computers in the library or instructional computer labs. Instead, students will use their CWL based authentication. Student Printing and the Study Room Booking System […]

Skype for Business Decommissioning on May 31, 2021

UBC IT is decommissioning Skype for Business (UBC Collaboration Suite) on May 31, 2021. To continue to support your collaboration needs, your Skype for Business account will also be automatically switched to Microsoft (MS) Teams on that day. MS Teams enables persistent chat, video conferencing, and collaborating in real-time on documents.  To learn more about […]

Issues with Student Service Centre Financials

We are experiencing issues with Student Service Centre financials today—students are experiencing significant delays in processing their payments.  The Academic Systems Support team is actively monitoring the performance of the SSC and will take necess…