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Computing and Information Services

Computing and Information Services

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Essential maintenance to the University's IT network - Saturday 16 December

CIS will be undertaking urgent repairs to IT network equipment on Saturday, 16 December. This work means that between 9am-12noon on this day there will be no network access (including deskphones) at the following locations – Biology (including LSSU), Mountjoy 1-4, Psychology, Maiden Castle and Hallgarth House - with a small risk that DUBS and Palace Green Library may also be affected. If you will be on-site at one of these locations on this date, read on so you know what to do in the event of an emergency.

(8 Dec 2017) » More about Essential maintenance to the University's IT network - Saturday 16 December


Students, avoid stress at the start of term – scan your computer during the Christmas vacation

At the start of every term we need to check that our students' computers have the latest anti-virus and anti-spyware updates and system patches. It’s an important process that keeps your devices and our networks secure. If your computer doesn’t pass through the scan – you won’t be able to connect it to the University’s student network. 

Make sure you can get connected as soon as you return by using our remote scan facility – available via this page from 1 January 2018. You'll also receive an email reminder from the IT Service Desk over the Christmas break, so look out for that.

(7 Dec 2017) » More about Students, avoid stress at the start of term – scan your computer during the Christmas vacation


Buy printer credit online from £1

From Monday, we’re removing the £5 minimum spend for buying printer credits online so that all students can buy credits from as little as £1. This means you no longer have to visit the kiosk in Bill Bryson Library or the IT Service Desk for purchases under £5. Simply log on with your username and password here and select your amount (in multiples of £1) to make your purchase. You can also buy your print credits via the MyDurham app. Download the app for free from the App Store or Google Play.

 

(1 Dec 2017)



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Service Status & Password Change

Two of our most useful web pages: one to check on IT service availability and one to change your password!