News Archive

September 2014

Residence Halls Upgraded to Next-Generation Wi-Fi

1 day 30 sec ago

SBU Celebrates 30th Anniversary of SINC Sites

1 week 2 days ago

August 2014

Mobile Printing: You Asked For It, You Got It

3 weeks 1 day ago

University Purchases Three-Year Site License for MATLAB Software

1 month 2 hours ago
Stony Brook U

Student Print Quota Being Adjusted to 140 Pages Per Week

1 month 6 days ago
Beginning Monday, Aug. 18, Stony Brook University’s student print quota will be adjusted to 140 pages per week. This change will affect all students, including students who live in campus residences, and students in the Health Sciences Center (HSC). It is in line with the University’s distinction as one of the nation’s most environmentally friendly or “green” colleges. Trimming the print quota helps conserve resources such as paper, toner, and electricity.

New Feature : Playlist Center

1 month 2 weeks ago has created a new Playlist Cent

July 2014

A New, Faster Google Drive!

1 month 3 weeks ago
Beginning July 29, Google will progressively roll out the option for Google Apps users to opt-in to using the new, faster Google Drive.

New Suggested Edits in Google Docs

2 months 1 week ago
If you've ever wanted to allow others to edit your Google Docs but have wanted to keep some control, you're going to love the new Suggested Edits feature in Google Docs.

TLT Faculty Center Supports Summer Institute on Undergraduate STEM Education

2 months 1 week ago

May 2014

Student Printing Services Will be Unavailable on June 3

4 months 1 week ago
Student printing services will be unavailable all day on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in order to perform server-side enhancements and help Stony Brook work towards enabling mobile printing.

April 2014

DoIT Scholarship Applications Due June 1

4 months 4 weeks ago
Students with a demonstrated interest in the field of information technology are encouraged to apply for the DoIT Scholarship to win support towards educational expenses. Applications are due June 1, 2014.

DoIT Calls for NetID Password Changes in Response to Heartbleed Bug

5 months 2 hours ago
CIO Cole Camplese issued a campus announcement on April 15, urging everyone to change their NetID passwords as a result of the Heartbleed Bug.

New Google Sheets

5 months 1 day ago
Starting April 22nd, Google is rolling out New Google Sheets, faster Google spreadsheets with new and improve

Heartbleed Bug Campus Update

5 months 1 week ago
A vulnerability in OpenSSL, a software package that is widely used to secure online communications, was discovered. The vulnerability is called the Heartbleed Bug.

RFSUNY Oracle Shutdown Planned for April 25 - May 5

5 months 2 weeks ago
RFSUNY's Oracle e-business suite and related reporting applications will undergo a major upgrade from version 11i to 12. To implement this upgrade, it is necessary to shut down the Oracle Business System for five business days beginning at the close of business on Friday, April 25 until Monday, May 5, at 9 a.m.

Microsoft Ends Support for Windows XP on April 8

5 months 2 weeks ago
If you are still using Windows XP, please consider upgrading to a modern operating system since security updates and technical support will no longer be offered.

March 2014

Apple Releases iOS 7.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

6 months 1 week ago
Apple released iOS 7.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The latest operating system includess interface refinements, bug fixes, improvements, and new features.

SINC Sites and Affiliated Services Closing on Friday, March 14, at 6 p.m.

6 months 1 week ago
Please be advised that the Melville Library SINC Site will be closing at 6 p.m.

Online Payment System Notice

6 months 2 weeks ago
The Online Payment System will be unavailable from 4PM to 6PM, TODAY, March 7, 2014.

Ending Support for the Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server

6 months 2 weeks ago
Google announced that it will be ending support for the Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server on March 5, 2015.

February 2014

4G LTE Service Arrives on West Campus for Verizon Wireless Customers

6 months 3 weeks ago
Cooperation between DoIT, CEWIT's Intelibs Incubation Program, and Verizon Wireless yields positive results for Stony Brook students, faculty, and staff

New Google Mail Message Size Search

6 months 3 weeks ago
If you've ever wanted to find Google email messages by size, there's a new easy way to do so.

New VPN Clients Released in Response to Java Issues

6 months 3 weeks ago
DoIT's Data Network Services team released new VPN client programs for the Mac OS X, Windows 32-bit, and Windows 64-bit operating systems in response to problems users were experiencing connecting to Stony Brook's Work-at-Home Virtual Private Network (VPN) from off-campus.

Important Software Patches Available for iOS and Mac OS X

7 months 1 day ago
Apple released important iOS (iOS v 7.0.6) and Mac OS X (10.9.2 for Mavericks) security patches in response to a security flaw that could allow an attacker with a privileged network position the ability to capture or modify data in sessions protected by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) or Transport Layer Security (TLS). If you use an iPhone 4 or later, iPod touch (5th generation), or iPad 2 or later, please be sure to update your operating system(s) as soon as possible.

SINC Site Login Issues Related to MySBFiles Outage

7 months 1 day ago
As a result of a MySBfiles system outage, SINC Sites are currently experiencing extremely long login times w