MFA is annoying, but…

Additional layers of authentication can be a pain. The IS team is sorry about that. A little. Mostly, we’re not sorry though. Did you know that your accounts are 99.9% less likely to be compromised with multi-factor authentication? Yeah, that’s correct. According to Microsoft’s research, that annoying layer of verification on your phone is really, really effective. Now, go and add some backup verification methods.

DePaul Employees: Check out Microsoft Bookings

Did you know DePaul employees can use Bookings to manage their schedules and availability? Microsoft Bookings is a collaborative scheduling tool with a web-based booking page. Creators or team members assigned as administrators can use the Bookings web-application to customize the booking page, manage staff, and set service offerings. Check out the link below to view a helpful tutorial video!

Visit the new IT PMO website and project dashboard

The IT Project Management Office (IT PMO) is a part of Information Services created to support the successful implementation of technology projects at DePaul. The team collaborates throughout a project’s lifecycle with a broad range of schools, departments, offices, and individuals at DePaul and works in conjunction with areas of Information Services to assess, manage, and complete projects. On the new website, DePaul faculty and staff can view details about submitting tickets vs. requesting projects, a current project dashboard, and past project highlights.


Call the Help Desk during finals for the fastest tech help

It’s finals week. You’re under a deadline. You don’t have much time, and something goes horribly wrong. Maybe you can’t access a DePaul technology service or application. Perhaps it’s an issue with the application. Who knows?!? The only thing that matters is that the technology you need isn’t working. Sometimes things go wrong at really bad times.

Information Services strives to make technology work seamlessly and conveniently, but sometimes things go wrong. When they do, call the Help Desk at (312) 362-8765 or stop by the Genius Squad for fast service.

When you’re on a deadline, you’ll get the fastest service by calling the Help Desk during their hours of operation instead of emailing or submitting a Help Desk ticket in ServiceNow.

Demon Discounts Spotlight

Spend less money on things you like! And maybe even some things you just kind of like! Did you know that members of the DePaul community can take advantage of discounts from local vendors in the city to national companies. So take that extra cash and buy yourself something nice! Wait, does that defeat the purpose of saving the money in the first place?