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Author: Christine Doucette

Reminder: HRIS and KSIS maintenance scheduled for Aug. 9

HRIS, KSIS, and DARS will be unavailable from midnight – 4 a.m., Sun., Aug. 9. Maintenance will be performed on the Oracle PeopleSoft systems, including operating system patching. This maintenance will keep the system secure and enhance system performance. Once applied, the systems will be brought back up for your use. Thank you for your patience as we work to maintain our IT systems.

HRIS and KSIS maintenance scheduled for Aug. 9

HRIS, KSIS, and DARS will be unavailable from midnight – 4 a.m., Sun., Aug. 9. Information Technology Services will be performing maintenance on the Oracle PeopleSoft systems, including operating system patching. This maintenance will keep the system secure and enhance system performance. Once applied, the systems will be brought back up for your use. Thank you for your patience as we work to maintain our IT systems.

Rocket.Chat will be retired Aug. 31

K-State will retire Rocket.Chat, a web chat service on Aug. 31. Rocket.Chat used by IT staff will be replaced with MicrosoftTeams. Since MicrosoftTeams has a chat feature that has been widely adopted across campus, it was time to standardize on one chat platform, reduce support overhead from multiple chat services, and save money.

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eID password reset maintenance July 14

The eID Forgot Password Reset will undergo maintenance from 3 – 7 p.m. on July 14. During the maintenance period, if you forgot your password, you will be unable to reset your eID password via the text messaging option. K-Stater’s can still use the email option to reset their eID password during the maintenance.

If you need assistance resetting your password, contact the IT Help Desk at 785-532-7722 or email helpdesk@k-state.edu.

HRIS and KSIS maintenance scheduled for July 12

HRIS, KSIS, and DARS will be unavailable from midnight – 4 a.m., Sunday, July 12. Information Technology Services will be performing maintenance on the Oracle PeopleSoft systems. This maintenance will keep the system secure and enhance system performance. Once applied, the systems will be brought back up for your use. Thank you for your patience as we work to maintain our IT systems.

Reminder: HRIS and KSIS maintenance scheduled for June 27-28

HRIS, KSIS, and DARS will be unavailable from 10 p.m., Saturday, June 27, through 6 a.m., Sunday, June 28. Information Technology Services will be performing maintenance on the Oracle PeopleSoft systems. This maintenance includes updating and enhancing troubleshooting tools. Once applied, the systems will be brought back up for your use. Thank you to campus for your patience as we work to maintain our IT systems.

HRIS and KSIS maintenance scheduled for June 27-28

HRIS, KSIS, and DARS will be unavailable from 10 p.m., Saturday, June 27, through 6 a.m., Sunday, June 28. Information Technology Services will be performing maintenance on the Oracle PeopleSoft systems. This maintenance includes updating and enhancing troubleshooting tools. Once applied, the systems will be brought back up for your use. Thank you to campus for your patience as we work to maintain our IT systems.

Microsoft Teams for teaching and learning

Microsoft Teams is a communication tool for groups, teams, or departments. Teams is a workspace for communication, meetings, file sharing, and app sharing.

Teams has recently enabled a Class Team type, with assignment/quiz features, a gradebook, and other aspects that can be used for teaching and learning. Final grades will still have to be submitted through Canvas and affirmed in KSIS or input directly into KSIS, to meet privacy and accessibility guidelines. Canvas is the officially supported learning management system with KSIS integrations. Other systems such as Teams are available but have limited support. Continue reading “Microsoft Teams for teaching and learning”

Microsoft Teams Essential training available throughout June

Microsoft Teams is a communication tool for groups, teams, or departments. Teams is a workspace for communication, meetings, file sharing, and app sharing.

Training is available June 16, 18, 23, 25, and 30, from 10 – 11:30 a.m. You need to sign up for training. Continue reading “Microsoft Teams Essential training available throughout June”