News & Alerts
Stay current on what is happening. This page will be updated with all communication from our office.
IRT Announcement: Mark Your Calendars, Summer Computing Outage Schedule
As announced, IRT is making several technology upgrades and improvements over the summer.
IRT Announcement: Email Migration May 28
As part of IRT’s summer server replacement work, some UST mailboxes will be moved to a new server. On May 28, beginning at 10:00 PM and ending at 6:00AM on May 29, IRT will migrate mailboxes one at a time continuously.
Upgrades and Improvements for Faculty and Staff Coming This Summer
IRT is planning for several exciting computing upgrades and enhancements for faculty and staff this summer. Check our website as the semester progresses for more information.
Outlook Web Access Phishing
Crafty Phishing Email harvesting UST email accounts for malicious purposes.
Microsoft System Endpoint Protection downloads now available for home installation
Beginning Wednesday, March 27th, IRT will be deploying a new Antivirus application.
IRT Transitions to Auto Toner Replacement Process for Leased Printers Aug. 1
Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 1, the process for ordering replacement toner for leased printers on campus will transition from Scoop to an auto toner process.
SPAM Hitting Mailboxes
Spam getting you down? Getting messages indicating you have updates to perform on your social networking accounts?
Fake Portal Phishing
Fraudulent Emails arriving in UST email accounts. Don't give out your Username and password. Doing so may lead to identity theft.
You can help control email spam at UST
IRT is faced with the challenge of blocking approximately 60 percent of the messages sent to you each day and preventing those messages from reaching your email inbox. The real challenge, however, lies in predicting which messages you would likely want to receive and blocking those messages that you would not want to receive. This is a delicate task that requires a significant amount of processing power and a sophisticated tool that can recognize and separate “good” mail from “bad” mail.
IRT looks at VHS obsolescence at St. Thomas
Stand-alone VHS players have been out of production since 2008.
UST's Website Goes Mobile
A smart-phone friendly version of the St. Thomas website has been launched, with additional features coming soon.