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UITS news for January 23, 2019

Changes to UITS Support Center walk-in hours

In February, new hours take effect in Bloomington and at IUPUI.

Starting February 3-4, walk-in hours are changing for the campus Support Centers at the IU Bloomington campus and IUPUI:

  • Learning Commons (Bloomington) will close at 9pm Sunday-Thursday and 7pm on Friday
  • Indiana Memorial Union M089 (Bloomington) will open at 10am Monday-Friday
  • ICTC 129 (IUPUI) will close at 7pm Monday-Thursday
  • Campus Center (IUPUI) hours will not change

Walk-in hours are in effect when classes are in session. Hours during campus breaks and between semesters may vary.

Check out the full schedule of support center hours for your campus

Using Adobe services just got easier

Creative Cloud access moved from IUware to

Did you know that Adobe software, storage, and services are available to IU faculty, staff, and students? And with a more streamlined login process, it’s easier than ever to access Adobe products like Creative Cloud and Spark.

Here’s how: visit and click on the “Log in to Adobe” button. Enter your IU credential (e.g.,, then click “Sign in with an Enterprise ID.” You’ll be directed to your Adobe homepage and you can start downloading, creating, or working with Adobe tools. 

Find out how to get started with Adobe Creative Cloud

2019 Big Ten Academic Alliance Women in IT virtual conference

February 8 event is free to all on any IU campus. 

On February 8, the Big Ten Academic Alliance Women in IT (BTAA WIT) is presenting its first-ever virtual conference, titled “Lead From Where You Are.” Presented with support from IU Women in Technology (IUWiT) and the IT Leadership Community, the conference will feature keynote speakers and a panel discussion with women at different stages in their IT careers.

Join the conference from any IU campus:

  • IU Bloomington: CIB Wrubel Commons
  • IUPUI: IT-303
  • IU Northwest: Hawthorn Hall 105
  • IU South Bend: NS 0069B
  • IU Kokomo: Havens Room in the main building
  • IUPU-Columbus : LC 2205
  • IU East: WZ 120
  • IU Southeast: Knobview 014-E

When: Friday, February 8, 1:30-4:30pm

RSVP to attend the event

MDPI short film showcases the film digitization process

Film was one of 25 selected for an annual screening event. 

“MDPI Home Movie,” a three-minute short capturing the film digitization phase of the Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative (MDPI), was screened at the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) 28th annual Archival Screening Night.

Film quality control specialist Charlie Allen shot the film with a Bolex camera, a light meter, and 100 feet of Kodak 16mm black and white film. Just like collections being digitized in the MDPI project, the film was shot “home movie style,” in chronological order and edited entirely in-camera. 

Learn more and watch the short film

IT Pros: User Principal Name change coming

Make sure to change logins before February 28.

The Identity Management Systems and Campus Communication Infrastructure teams announced that the User Principal Name (UPN) will be changing to “” on February 28. All logins that use will need to be changed to before that date. Please note that logging in to a Windows machine with “ADS\username” will not be affected by this change.

To change an account before February 28, make a request to the Support Center Tier 2 group at If you have additional questions, please email

Learn more about IU Active Directory Services domain accounts

Let your creativity take root at the Idea Garden

Weekly events help advance your skills.

The Idea Garden at IUPUI is a space for innovation, exploration, and collaboration. The space provides access to cutting-edge technology and creates connections between IUPUI students and the local and national tech community.

Regular events include:

  • Share ideas at late-night brainstorming sessions: third Wednesday of the month, 8-11pm
  • Refine your work or your resume at portfolio review nights: second Tuesday of the month, 6-8pm
  • Demo ideas and get feedback at developer nights: second Wednesday of the month, 6-8pm

Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend events at the Idea Garden.

Learn more about upcoming events

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