Office of Technology Services (OTS) Archive

  • Access Illinois Tech Update – Improvements Coming November 14

    Access Illinois Tech Update – Improvements Coming November 14

    This weekend the Office of Technology Services (OTS) will be deploying the next phase of Access Illinois Tech. On November 14, 2022, these are the primary changes you will see include: Access Illinois Tech will be your new “go-to” dashboard for most university applications and resources, All of the applications that are currently in your myIIT Portal 9-box grid (in the top-right corner of the myIIT portal) will move to the Access Illinois Tech dashboard, and your university password will be managed through Access Illinois Tech.

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  • Announcing the Illinois Tech Cybersecurity Hero Design Contest!

    Announcing the Illinois Tech Cybersecurity Hero Design Contest!

    In recognition of October’s Cybersecurity Awareness month, the Office of Technology Services (OTS) is sponsoring a design contest for all currently-enrolled Illinois Tech students in good standing. Tap into your right-brain and create the figure for the new Illinois Tech Cybersecurity Hero and help us create a culture of cybersecurity here at the university!

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  • Notice of Upcoming Telephone Testing on October 14, 2022 (New Date) – No Anticipated Impact to Service

    Notice of Upcoming Telephone Testing on October 14, 2022 (New Date) – No Anticipated Impact to Service

    As part of the university-wide VoIP telecommunications project that was completed last year, the Office of Technology Services (OTS) has configured a redundancy link (i.e., backup system) to ensure voice services will not be interrupted in the event of an outage. On October 14, 2022, OTS will be testing this link during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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  • Notice of Upcoming Telephone Testing on October 7, 2022 – No Anticipated Impact to Service

    Notice of Upcoming Telephone Testing on October 7, 2022 – No Anticipated Impact to Service

    As part of the university-wide VoIP telecommunications project that was completed last year, the Office of Technology Services (OTS) has configured a redundancy link (i.e., backup system) to ensure voice services will not be interrupted in the event of an outage. On October 7, 2022, OTS will be testing this link during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. During this period, all incoming, outgoing, and 911 calls will be routed over this backup link. There should be no interruption of service.

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  • Upcoming Phase 2 Deployment of Access Illinois Tech – September 23, 2022

    Upcoming Phase 2 Deployment of Access Illinois Tech – September 23, 2022

    The Office of Technology Services (OTS) is approaching Phase 2 of deploying Illinois Tech’s identity and access management (IAM) solution, Access Illinois Tech, powered by Okta. Access Illinois Tech will serve as a secure gateway to accessing all of our university applications over time. This is a significant step toward keeping the university’s data and your information safe. Activate your Access Illinois Tech before September 23 to continue access to email and applications!

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  • Reminder to Activate Your Access Illinois Tech Account

    Reminder to Activate Your Access Illinois Tech Account

    As you know, as part of Illinois Tech’s efforts to enhance our security systems and data, the Office of Technology Services (OTS) is deploying an identity and access management (IAM) solution, named Access Illinois Tech, powered by Okta.

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  • Blackboard Will Be Unavailable 9-11 p.m. on Friday, 28 January

    Blackboard Will Be Unavailable 9-11 p.m. on Friday, 28 January

    Blackboard will be temporarily unavailable from 9:15–11:15 p.m. Central on Friday, 28 January while maintenance is performed. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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  • Borrow a WiFi Hotspot at Galvin Library

    Borrow a WiFi Hotspot at Galvin Library

    WiFi hotspots are available for a one-week loan period, with one renewal of another week. Hotspots are provided and maintained by OTS.

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  • Annual Updates and Policy-Agreement Certifications Begin February 3, 2022

    Annual Updates and Policy-Agreement Certifications Begin February 3, 2022

    The first time you log into the myIIT.edu portal on or after Thursday, February 3, you will be prompted to review and/or act upon the Annual Agreement to Illinois Tech Policies and Contact Information Updates.

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  • An Open Letter to the Illinois Tech Community on Cybersecurity

    An Open Letter to the Illinois Tech Community on Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity and keeping our community safer and more secure online is of the utmost priority.

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