Pitt Information Technology

A New My Pitt and Pitt Mobile Launch This Summer

Pitt Information Technology is excited to announce that enhancements to My Pitt (my.pitt.edu) and the Pitt Mobile app launch this summer. The upgrades to both platforms not only modernize the look and feel with an intuitive and responsive user experiences, but also add a multitude of features.

New Scam Sends Harmful USB Drives through the Mail

Pitt Information Technology is aware of a new scam in which hackers mail harmful USB devices to potential victims through the United States Postal Service or other delivery services.

CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn) Maintenance This Weekend

CourseWeb (Blackboard Learn) will be unavailable beginning at midnight on Saturday, April 4, until noon ET on Sunday, April 5. This maintenance is necessary to maintain the stability and reliability of CourseWeb.
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Etiquette and Best Practices for Zoom Meetings

Many in the University community are learning to host Zoom video conferences on the fly. Pitt IT has tips to ensure a positive experience for all participants.
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Be Vigilant: Government Stimulus Checks Phishing Scams

As the federal government discusses the possibility of sending stimulus checks to Americans in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, scammers are already plotting ways to exploit the proposals. Pitt IT has tips for spotting such scams.
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Take Cyber Security Seriously When Working Remotely

With most faculty, staff and students working and learning from home, Pitt IT shares what you can do to help maintain the security of Pitt's and your personal data, network, devices and services.
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Using Zoom to Keep Remote Learning Personal

As classes move to a remote learning format, live video with interactive participation is one of the best ways for instructors and students alike to replicate the classroom experience. Pitt IT shares how Zoom is one of the best tools to help faculty do it.
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Remote Work: When to Use and When to Not Use PittNet VPN

Pitt Information Technology has guidance to help staff, faculty and students know when connecting to PittNet VPN—widely known as Pulse Secure—is necessary for their work and when it’s more efficient to skip the service.

Keep up with Technology with Pitt IT Resources

Pitt Information Technology offers a variety of information resources on a number of topics like software and security to ensure you can take advantage of all the resources the University offers.
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Putting the Fun in Fundraising

Over the years, changes at Pitt Information Technology have included department growth and new branding, but one thing that has remained constant is employee enthusiasm for the United Way campaign.