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Information Technology
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Students who access secure Penn State resources must download new VPN
-- Project brings wireless coverage to select parking lots at Penn State campuses
-- Penn State Go mobile app surpasses 100,000 downloads
-- Students should start preparing Box accounts for migration

VIDEOS:
-- Watch Video: Penn State Go mobile app community, 100,000+ downloads strong!

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STORIES:

Students who access secure Penn State resources must download new VPN
Students at all campus locations who use Penn State's Virtual Private Network (VPN) to access protected University resources must download and use GlobalProtect VPN by June 19.

https://news.psu.edu/link/N3V7w7_g
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Project brings wireless coverage to select parking lots at Penn State campuses
Penn State IT worked with the Office of Physical Plant to determine locations for adding wireless coverage at select parking lots across the campuses last summer. This allowed commuter students access to work safely between classes while following social distancing protocols.

https://news.psu.edu/link/HfmZJwV6
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Penn State Go mobile app surpasses 100,000 downloads
Since launching in January 2020, the Penn State Go mobile app has reached a milestone achievement of more than 100,000 downloads. The app includes popular features such as Canvas, Penn State email, LionPATH, LionCash+, library services, Starfish academic advising, Penn State Eats and more.

https://news.psu.edu/link/JhW8srPY
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Students should start preparing Box accounts for migration
Before their Box migrations begin, students should begin cleaning up their Box accounts by deleting unneeded files and consider following the other steps outlined in the Box pre-migration checklist in order to ensure a smooth and quick migration.


https://news.psu.edu/link/gfYDP1sD

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VIDEOS:

Watch Video: Penn State Go mobile app community, 100,000+ downloads strong!
Download Penn State Go via the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.  

 

 

https://news.psu.edu/link/SqzWxWNB

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Coronavirus updates
Stay up-to-date on the latest information from Penn State regarding the global coronavirus outbreak.
https://news.psu.edu/link/CcrjSZpv

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