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Student organizations and outside businesses will be required to install their own Wi-Fi service in order to maintain compliance with new credit card industry regulations.

Student Groups Required To Install Own Wi-Fi

Student organizations and outside businesses on campus accepting credit card payments will be required to provide their own Wi-Fi service next year to maintain compliance with credit card industry-imposed regulations. Organizations, including the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union, Students of Georgetown, Inc. and businesses in Hoya Court,[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GU Transitions From Blackboard

Professors have been transitioning to Canvas – an alternative to learning management system Blackboard – after the university made the system available to all professors for this Fall. Current students and faculty who use Canvas have reported that while there have been challenges transitioning to the new system’s interface, the[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

UIS Plans Five-Year Wi-Fi Overhaul

Georgetown University Information Services is planning a five-year campus-wide Wi-Fi infrastructure overhaul that will cost $20-25 million starting in spring 2017 to combat aging Wi-Fi equipment in various buildings around campus, in an effort to provide students with a faster and more resilient Wi-Fi network. According to Interim Chief Information[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University to Replace Blackboard, Implement New Technology Initiatives

Georgetown will introduce Canvas as its new learning management system in the fall semester and eventually replace Blackboard in an effort to improve the university’s technology infrastructure, among other new initiatives, according to information released at a meeting between University Information Services and the Georgetown University Student Association Technology Advisory[Read More…]

by May 5, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

University Acknowledges Hacking Attempt

Georgetown’s Wi-Fi outage on March 31 was the result of a cyberattack launched against the university, according to interim Vice President and Chief Information Officer of UIS Judd Nicholson. Nicholson said the cyberattack overwhelmed university firewalls causing disrupted Internet service. “Our outage occurred because our network firewalls were unable to[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Wi-Fi Outages Linked to Georgetown Software Bug

A software bug in the Georgetown University firewall caused its Wi-Fi network to experience widespread and sporadic service interruptions on campus starting Feb. 22. Cisco, the manufacturer of the University’s Wi-Fi system was able to identify the source of the connectivity issues and resolved it Feb. 25. Interim Vice President[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top