Information Technology

December 2010


RU Home
DoIT Web Site
Technology Support
IT Policies & Procedures
DoIT News Archives

Division of Information Technology
P.O. Box 6888
Radford, VA 24142
Phone: 540-831-5173
Fax: (540) 831-6217

Security Tip
Complete your MOAT training before you leave on Winter Break.

IT Tip
Radford University has purchased a license for each student and employee to run Microsoft Office on their computer while at RU. The media to install Microsoft Office may be purchased at the RU Bookstore with a valid university ID. The cost is $12.99 for the media for either Windows or Apple operating systems. In addition, Windows 7 is available at the RU Bookstore for $12.99.

IT Sustainability Tip
If your computer does not have a standby or sleep mode, turn off your monitor when it is not in use.

DoIT Logo

Division of Information Technology (DoIT) Radford University

DoIT Launches Beta Version of New RU Homepage

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) launched a beta version of the new website this month and invites the campus community to offer feedback. MORE>>>

DoIT Completes Successful Banner 8 Upgrade

DoIT congratulates the Banner functional and technical project teams who successfully launched the Banner 8 upgrade. MORE>>>

DoIT Upgrades and Enhances Classrooms Over Winter Break

DoIT will upgrade several classrooms between Dec. 17 - Jan. 14 to provide RU faculty and students with a technology-rich teaching and learning environment. MORE>>>

Radford University selected by SunGard Higher Education to Join Pillar Program

Danny Kemp, vice president for information technology and CIO, has been invited by SunGard HE to join its Pillar Program. MORE>>>

New 'Account Settings' Channel Added to MyRU

There is a new channel in the My RU portal that allows users to view and manage their account settings. MORE>>>

IT Security Awareness Training Update

Please complete IT security awareness training (aka "MOAT training") before your current certificate expires. MORE>>>

MyRU and Banner ERP unavailable January 2

On Sunday, January 2, 2011 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Banner INB and MyRU will be unavailable. MORE>>>

Technology Assistance Center (TAC) Announces Winter Break Hours

As part of the closure of the University for Winter Break, the Technology Assistance Center (TAC) will be closed from 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 22 through 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 3. MORE>>>

DoIT Shares User Tips for Banner

This useful tip comes from Banner users and can help all users maximize their use of the system. MORE>>>

Meet the DoIT Staff

Matt HagaRU’s DoIT staff is eager to serve the RU community by answering your questions and helping make your use of technology more effective. Each month, we will introduce you to a DoIT staff member who can facilitate your use of these amazing technologies. This month, it is our pleasure to introduce Matt Haga - manager, systems administration and services. MORE>>>