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Scheduled Windows Security Updates March 24th – 02:00–06:00

Please be advised that Windows security updates will be applied to your workstation between 02:00– 06:00 on Friday, March 24th. To avoid any disruption, please ensure that you RESTART your workstation at the end of your working day on Thursday, … Continue reading

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VIP/ESS Scheduled Maintenance March 23rd – 07:00-08:00

Please be advised that scheduled maintenance will be performed on VIP and Employee Self Service on, Thursday March 23rd from 07:00-08:00.  During this time, VIP/ESS will be unavailable for use. Please do not hesitate to contact the Service desk if … Continue reading

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Phishing Email Security Advisory Regarding Message Titled “Easy Parking Charge Reminder ID”

You may have received an email with the subject of “Easy Parking Charge Reminder ID ”  Please note that this is not a legitimate email!  If you have received email please delete the message Do not open the attachment or … Continue reading

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Phishing Email Security Advisory with the Subject “Library Services”

 Please be advised that we have had reports of students receiving  an email with the subject of ” Library Services”  that appears to have been sent from University of Manitoba Libraries <libraries@umanitoba.ca>  Please note that this is not a legitimate … Continue reading

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Phishing Email Security Advisory with the Subject “You Have (2) alert messages on your Online Banking”

Please note that there have been reports of a phishing email with the subject of “ You Have (2) alert messages on your Online Banking” being received by some University of Manitoba Staff.  Please note that this is not a legitimate … Continue reading

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U of M Wi-Fi network – uofm-secure

If you are looking for the best experience using the U of M Wi-Fi, please make sure you are using the uofm-secure network.  If you are a student, use your myumanitoba email address and password to connect.  If you are … Continue reading

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Hours of Operation

The IST Service Desk  is open from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Monday – Friday. Drop-in for assistance, Email – servicedesk@umanitoba.ca or Phone – (204)474-8600

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IT Security Notice

To prevent the spread of viruses, the University Of Manitoba no longer allows receipt of executable files through an email. Executable files can contain harmful code that might cause malicious software to download to your computer or shared folders. Common … Continue reading

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