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October 14, 2019

To our One IT community,

We are pleased to announce the Gartner Campus Access program, a new service we are offering to provide everyone on campus with free, unlimited access to Gartner core research. Gartner is the global leader in providing accurate and current research for the IT industry. We have set up a portal where you can log in with your existing credentials and gain access to research, analytics, and insights that are impartial and consistent.

October 4, 2019

Dedication to making the student experience on campus easier to navigate is at the core of the work done by the creative and innovative people who support our Student Information Systems (SIS). The SIS team is responsible for implementing and operating UC Berkeley's PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and CalCentral.

October 2, 2019

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To our campus community,

This October, UC Berkeley is once again joining other universities, the National Cyber Security Alliance, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help raise cyber security awareness during National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). 

September 26, 2019

September 24, 2019

Daily Cal

The ASUC External Affairs Vice President, or EAVP’s, office released its voter registration education portal, which is accessible through a notification on CalCentral, Tuesday after months of work with the Student Information Systems team.

Read the full article in the Daily Cal

September 20, 2019

UC IT Blog

Are you looking for a communication tool to increase collaboration? Or are you already a member of several Slack teams but unsure which one to use for your work?

Slack is a messaging application for real-time conversations, like instant messenger, or asynchronous conversations, like e-mail. It has many other useful features, such as app integrations, file sharing, and group chat. These collaboration tools are especially helpful for teams that work remotely across multiple locations.

September 19, 2019

September 5, 2019

Don’t miss the next UC IT Town Hall – Wednesday, September 11 at 10:00 a.m! Watch the UC IT Town Hall Online

August 27, 2019

To our campus community,

We are writing to inform you of some sporadic network-related performance issues the Campus Data Center has been experiencing that may impact services on campus. These issues began causing significant degradation to campus IT services at approximately 2:45 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23. There was minimal disruption over the weekend but for significant periods of time on Monday, Aug. 26, many campus-wide systems were impacted by this issue. 

August 19, 2019


As we prepare for the new semester, we want to update you on the top IT Priority Initiatives for this fiscal year (FY20), share with you the results of last fiscal year’s (FY19) IT Priority Initiatives, and report on positive feedback on our work from campus leaders.

August 14, 2019

Due to the University’s 501(c)(3) status and because we are a state entity, there are legal restrictions around the types of political activities campus employees can engage in on behalf of UC Berkeley. When engaging on issues, generally informational activities are permissible while campaign activities on behalf of candidates or ballot initiatives are not. 

August 13, 2019

RE: If your computer runs Windows 7 it is important to make sure you upgrade to a supported operating system before Jan. 14, 2020. Find out which version of Windows you are running

To faculty and staff,


August 2, 2019


July 30, 2019

UC IT Blog

Join researchers, computer scientists, and data scientists at Securing Research Data: A Workshop on Emerging Practices in Computation and Storage for Sensitive Data, August 22, 9am–3pm. This one-day workshop will convene researchers from a variety of disciplines, including biology and medicine, public health and the social sciences.

July 29, 2019

July 19, 2019

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July 18, 2019

July 17, 2019

Dear Colleagues,

Please join me in congratulating the 2018-19 IST/OCIO STAR award recipients listed below for their accomplishments. It’s an impressive list and underscores the many good things that so many people do on a day-to-day basis to support the University.

June 20, 2019

To the campus community,

The bSecure team is pleased to launch the bSecure Remote Access VPN (Virtual Private Network) service, using the Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect software. This service allows you to securely access the UC Berkeley network from outside of campus and encrypts the information sent through the network. This service replaces the Cisco AnyConnect VPN service.

June 19, 2019