New UBC IT Help Desk Location

New UBC IT Help Desk Location

This article was published on Tue, 09/07/2021 – 08:49

As we welcome the UBC community to a new academic year, the UBC IT Help Desk at the Walter C. Koerner Library is making some changes to b…

Find Your Microsoft Teams Meeting Recordings on OneDrive/Teams Starting September 2

Find Your Microsoft Teams Meeting Recordings on OneDrive/Teams Starting September 2

This article was published on Thu, 09/02/2021 – 08:53

Microsoft is rolling out a new way to store recorded meetings in Microsoft (MS) Teams. To align with Microsoft’s new policy, UBC’s MS Tea…

Get Your MS Teams News on the Get Started Portal

Get Your MS Teams News on the Get Started Portal

Submitted by wwan on Fri, 06/11/2021 – 13:28

Starting today, Microsoft (MS) Teams end users will see a “News” section on their Get Started Portal. This new feature will keep you updated on th…

Delays for IT Equipment Purchasing

Delays for IT Equipment Purchasing

UBC IT’s next shipment of computer equipment, which includes laptops, docking stations, and monitors will be in mid-August 2021. The COVID-19 outbreak has brought operational disruptions to industries across the world, one of them being the computer hardware manufacturing industry. The switch to working from home and distance learning has also created a surge in demand for computer equipment, creating a massive supply issue. Customers are provided a warning of a three-month delay in receiving their order.

A 90 Day Data Retention Schedule for MS Teams Chat Coming April 30

A 90 Day Data Retention Schedule for MS Teams Chat Coming April 30

Submitted by wwan on Fri, 03/12/2021 – 11:24

Instant messaging apps has become one of our essential tools to communicate and stay connected with one another. We often overlook the amount of d…

Get Current Updates on IT Enterprise Services with UBC IT Status Page

Submitted by wwan on Mon, 03/08/2021 – 17:40

The UBC community can now stay informed on the current operational status of IT enterprise services, such as Canvas, Staff and Faculty Email, and …

Don’t Lose your Access to UBC’s Adobe Subscription

Don’t Lose your Access to UBC’s Adobe Subscription

Submitted by wwan on Fri, 02/05/2021 – 15:51

Are you currently using Adobe products through UBC’s subscription service? If so, you will need to sign up for a new license via the UBC Software …

Get Free Access to Microsoft 365 Office Applications

Get Free Access to Microsoft 365 Office Applications

Submitted by wwan on Mon, 01/25/2021 – 13:26

UBC students can now download Microsoft 365 Office applications from Microsoft’s portal.office.com at no cost. 

UBC Data Governance Website Refresh Now Live

UBC Data Governance Website Refresh Now Live

Submitted by wwan on Fri, 01/08/2021 – 08:51

Launched in 2017, the UBC Data Governance website was equipped with basic information on the overview of the program, data policies, standards, an…

UBC launches a Data Stewardship Training Program

UBC launches a Data Stewardship Training Program

Institutional data is a strategic asset to UBC and it is everyone’s responsibility at UBC to ensure data is protected and properly governed.  To ensure these safety measures are in place, UB…