Information Technology

May 2014


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

IT Security Tip
If you access the Internet from a shared computer, make sure you don't leave anything behind. Make sure you've logged out of all sites you were using, and make sure to log off before you walk away from the machine.

IT Tip
Flip your screen!
• Press CTRL + ALT + the up arrow key
• Next press CTRL + ALT + the right arrow key
• Then press CTRL + ALT + the left arrow key
• Then, before you get too dizzy press CTRL + ALT + the down arrow key

Accessibility Tip
Know when a PDF is appropriate: A PDF preserves a document's appearance across operating systems and devices. If this characteristic is not essential, consider using an alternate format such as HTML.

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A new RU Account Management System is on the way

Coming in June, you'll have a new way to manage your RU account and password. MORE>>>

Virtual tour gives prospective students an in-depth look at RU

Radford University's new, robust virtual tour will allow prospective students to "visit campus" from a remote location using a desktop computer or an Internet-enabled mobile device. MORE>>>

Wireless upgrades and Clean Access replacement

Network Services will be working on several updates to the wireless infrastructure on campus over the summer. As part of these updates the wireless network access control system Clean Access will be replaced with a new product called Identity Services Engine (ISE). MORE>>>>
Meet the DoIT Staff: John Absher, Door Access and Alarms Technician

John AbsherThe DoIT staff serves the RU community by providing service and technical support to faculty, students and staff. Each month, we introduce the campus to a DoIT staff member who can facilitate the use of today's amazing technologies. This month, it is our pleasure to introduce Door Access and Alarms Technician John Absher. MORE>>>