News

New Integrated Gmail Coming in Early September

August 27, 2020

In early September 2020, Gmail on the web and Android will get a new integrated experience including Chat, shared tasks, shared documents, and document editing right in Gmail


Classic Gmail Chat Transitioning to Google Chat on 7/15

July 06, 2020

Beginning July 15th, 2020, the Chat in Gmail will transition from classic Hangouts to Google Chat. Google Chat still has chat functionality plus editing messages, reactions, and team rooms that support better team collaboration.


Update your Operating System and/or Web Browser If You Get "Certificate Error" or "Connection is not private" errors

June 05, 2020

If you get a certificate error or connection is not private error message when trying to access a campus service like Blackboard, your device's operating system and/or browser is out of date. You need to upgrade your operating system (OS) and/or web browser.


Blackboard Server Migration

March 19, 2020

In order to accommodate the increased load on our Blackboard servers with classes moving to online delivery, DoIT is in the process of migrating all Blackboard content to new servers with increased capacity, and as a result, Blackboard will be offline for approximately 24 hours starting at 9:00PM on Monday, March 23rd.


Teaching and Learning Tools

August 06, 2019


Software and Hardware

August 05, 2019


Getting Started

August 02, 2019


Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Firewall Change 5/28/2019

May 22, 2019

Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) service is commonly used to connect to a Windows computer remotely. Microsoft has identified a critical vulnerability in RDP that allows a computer to be infected with a worm that can spread from one computer to another. No username and password is required to exploit this bug, making it especially dangerous. As it stands today, our campus firewall permits RDP access directly from the internet, which leaves us at risk for the inevitable RDP worm that will follow shortly. So, we must make a change to better protect our computing resources.


Thank You, Seniors and Graduates!

May 15, 2019

SBU DoIT would like to say thank all of its student employees who will be graduating on  May 22, 2020. We appreciate your efforts in supporting the activities of Stony Brook's Division of Information Technology and wish each of you well in your future endeavors.