Inside Microsoft Office 365: Bookings During unprecedented times like COVID-19, the only alternative is meeting virtually. This is your solution!

July 10, 2020 by | Announcements

Microsoft Bookings is an online scheduling tool and is part of the Microsoft Office 365 family of products. Faculty can use Bookings to provide their availability for office hours and allow students to book appointments. Staff can use Bookings to provide their availability to both internal and external colleagues and allow them to schedule a


Student Email Issue Students with "@mail.chapman.edu" accounts not receiving emails.

June 1, 2020 by | Uncategorized

Starting on May 22, we experienced a problem with our Google email system, which affected roughly 60 users.  The affected users (@mail.chapman.edu) did not receive from (@chapman.edu) users, but other emails were unaffected.  We apologize for the inconvenience that this has caused. For questions, concerns, or to report an issue with accessing your student account,


Zoom 5.0 Upgrade Coming May 31

May 18, 2020 by | Technology

On May 31st, ZOOM will be upgrading their online meeting platform software to the lates 5.0 version. Zoom 5.0 will offer its users a number of enhancements that will increase their control when hosting meetings and tools to help further prevent unauthorized users from accessing meetings (Zoom Bombing). A list of the new enhancements can


New Features for Microsoft Teams

May 12, 2020 by | Technology

On Tuesday, May 12th, Microsoft enabled Chapman University for up to 9 simultaneous video streams during Teams meetings.   Additionally, non-video participants will always appear in the “Stage” at the bottom of the view, ensuring that screen is exclusively occupied by video.  They also have promised additional expansion of the number of video streams shown at


Covid-19 and your password

May 11, 2020 by | Uncategorized

For the past twenty years, the concept of “Security” has been slowly moving to incorporate digital goods and valuables. Thieves no longer need to break locks and glide down from a ceiling to steal what is ours. Theft went virtual. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important – more than ever – to


Staying Safe Online during the pandemic

April 29, 2020 by | Uncategorized

Dear Chapman Students, Faculty and Staff, We would like to commend all of you for how you have been able to support the University and each other during these unprecedented times. Due to social distancing and shelter-in-place recommendations, we all have increased our online activity both on the personal and professional levels. Cybercriminals are capitalizing


COVID-19 Scams on the rise

March 30, 2020 by | Uncategorized

  The Office of Information Security is receiving notifications about new scams and phishing emails that use the Coronavirus pandemic as an “attention-grabber”. Some of the most recent scams and hacks: The ‘Emergency – COVID-19 Informator’ or ‘COVID-19 Inform App’. For this scam, the attackers compromise home routers with weak admin passwords and change the


Coronavirus Map Email Scam New email scam that will infect your computer with malware.

March 12, 2020 by | Uncategorized

IS&T has received several notifications today about the existence of a website (corona-virus-map[.]com) that promises up to date information about the COVID-19 corona virus, but whose real purpose is to infect visitors’ computers with malware. This particular site stole an image from the John Hopkins interactive map and will only compromise unpatched Windows systems. However,

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