IT & Computing

Spam Phone Calls to University Lines

Numerous University phone lines have been receiving spam calls recently, even though UConn is on the Do Not Call registry.  It has been reported to the FTC. Unfortunately we don’t have the ability to block specific numbers, so we can’t stop these unwanted calls. Per the FTC, if you get a sales call or an […]

Login to Access Student Data in UConn Directories

Starting 12/7/2017, you will need to login with your NetID credentials to view student information in the UConn Phonebook and Directory module in myUConn.  Made in accordance with the University’s FERPA policy, this change protects student data from public viewing but permits access to our UConn community. Faculty and staff information will remain publicly available. […]

SAIT Account Setup Office Hours

Student Affairs Information Technology Account Setup Office Hours SAIT will have computers available at our office in Rome Commons to help users through any account issues in person.  Our staff will be able to help users log in and make sure everything is working.  Feel free to send your staff or student workers over to […]

SAIT Opening Weekend Hours

Student Affairs Information Technology Opening Weekend Hours. The SAIT helpdesk will be open the following hours to accommodate opening weekend needs.  SAIT services will be limited to the helpdesk phone line and emergency support needs over the weekend. Friday August 25, 2017           6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday August 26, 2017       9:00 a.m. – 5:00 […]

No Actions Needed for Petya Ransomware Threat

UITS recently posted information regarding the “Petya Ransomware Threat.” SAIT has implemented the necessary system updates to protect Student Affairs workstations against this threat. Student Affairs computer users do not need to take any individual action on their work machines. To learn more about this ransomware threat, UITS has posted some information on the Information […]

Assisted Technology – CSD

Following a successful pilot during the Spring 2016 semester, CSD has purchased a site-license of Read & Write software, making it available to all students at UConn! Read & Write is a customizable toolbar that integrates reading, writing, studying, and research support tools with common applications. Some features include Text-to-Speech with Dual Synchronized Highlighting, Highlighting, […]

MyUConn app update – Please update your websites

This message is for Aurora website managers in the Division of Student Affairs. The University’s official mobile app, MyUConn, recently released a major update. Read more in this post from the Daily Digest: The MyUConn team is trying to get the word out to returning students, faculty and staff to update their apps so […]

Aurora Update 9 – New Design Features

UITS will release Aurora version 9.0 on Tuesday, August 25. Read the full release notes here: With this release, Aurora website administrators will notice some upgraded features within your publishing toolkit. Among the full list of new features, a few stand out that we think are worth highlighting: PageBuilder This tool will have added […]

Internet Explorer Homepage Change

During the week of August 10-14, SAIT will be changing the Internet Explorer default homepage for Division of Student Affairs computer users. Currently, the default homepage is the Division of Student Affairs Intranet homepage at This week it will change to the Division of Student Affairs public website at This change reflects the […]