Facilities is planning construction at Morisset Hall from Saturday, April 29 at 5:00 p.m. until Monday, May 1 at 8:00 a.m. As a result, the Morisset Hall Service Desk will be closed during the construction activity.
VPN required to access uoCampus (PeopleSoft) remotely
Effective 8:00 A.M. on April 28, 2017, you will need the uOttawa VPN (Virtual Private Network) software installed on your machine to access uoCampus if you are not directly using the University’s network and are off-campus. This affects staff only, and excludes students and professors.
We’ve started a project to upgrade our fleet of Xerox multifunctional print devices across campus to newer models. By the end of this spring, over 650 printers on campus will be replaced and staff computer software will be updated.
This article highlights a key principle of Enterprise Architecture: reuse. Simply put, the principle of reuse urges us to leverage existing technology components before acquiring new ones. A more complete explanation of reuse, the rationale, and implications, is presented in the enterprise architecture principles article, Reuse existing components before acquiring new ones.
Like most universities, uOttawa has been using a combination of commercial and homegrown tools and processes to manage course catalog and curriculum data. Considering that uOttawa offers hundreds of courses, through 340 undergraduate programs and 158 graduate programs, in addition to a multitude of course/program revisions, course management is complex, time-consuming and often labour-intensive. This spring we will introduce a single, modernized and web-based course calendar using an off-the-shelf product called CourseLeaf Catalog.