Find out about our new services, downtimes, upgrades and other news.
We also keep departments informed via their Departmental Computing Officers & system owners.
Wednesday 4 December 2019
We're investigating two-factor authentication, an added layer of security which will help us keep your information and our network more secure.
Tuesday 26 November 2019
IT Services won't be open between 25 December and 1 January inclusive, but other IT facilities will be available throughout the Christmas and New Year period.
Thursday 21 November 2019
On Tuesday 10 December we will be hosting a morning of workshops and discussion about using Google and other IT applications at York. The event is open to all staff.
Friday 15 November 2019
We want to know what you think about IT Services; fill in our survey and you could win a £100 voucher.
Friday 15 November 2019
If something goes wrong with your laptop or PC, IT Services can help you to get it sorted. We work with a local company to provide a laptop and computer repair service.
Monday 4 November 2019
As a student here, you can get lots of different software packages for your own computer either free or at a discount.
Friday 25 October 2019
You don't need to be at a computer to print. EPrint lets you email or upload documents, giving you an easy way to print from tablets or mobile phones to the University printers.
Saturday 5 October 2019
At this time of year, we see a lot of email scams. Make sure that your information (and your money) is safe by learning to spot what's suspicious.
Thursday 19 September 2019
As the new term starts, the Library and IT Help Desk should be your first point of call for any questions or problems.
Friday 9 August 2019
If you are applying for accommodation and having password or username problems this weekend, please contact the Accommodation team.
Wednesday 31 July 2019
We'll be updating software across campus
Friday 12 July 2019
Students nominate University of York for Best Student Broadband award.
Wednesday 26 June 2019
Room closures whilst PCs are replaced in IT classrooms and study areas.
Thursday 9 May 2019
On Thursday 16 May we will launch a new Virtual Desktop Service (VDS) to replace the current VDS tool which has reached the end of its life. The existing VDS service will be withdrawn later this term.
Wednesday 10 April 2019
You can get IT support via email, appointments and telephone between 9am and 5pm on Good Friday (19 April) and Easter Monday (22 April) and walk in support on both days until 7pm. The Library is open as normal for walk in support over the weekend.
Monday 28 January 2019
Learn to code from the basics upwards at the Library and IT Services' Digital Wednesdays sessions.
Sunday 27 January 2019
As you prepare for exams and other assessments, it's important that you make sure that your work - whether it's revision notes, survey data, essays or lab notes - is safe and accessible.
Wednesday 23 January 2019
On Tuesday 29 January we'll be making a number of changes to the Windows managed desktop, including enabling the lock feature on classroom PCs, updating logon screens, changing the way that Windows is installed, improving the process for encrypting new laptops, and changing the way that local administrator passwords are managed.
Monday 21 January 2019
The Library and IT rooms get busy at this time of year. But help is available when you need to find a space.
Friday 4 January 2019
If you're coming back to Uni after Christmas with a lovely new laptop, tablet, mobile or games console, find out how to make the most of it.
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