Quick Tip: Disabling Automatic Online Meeting Links in Outlook

With Zoom and Microsoft Teams very much an integral part of our workaday lives nowadays, Outlook seems to have taken a liking to adding Teams meeting links automatically on all of your meetings when you create them. Of course, not every meeting requires an online component, so this feature can become fairly annoying when you are frequently scheduling meetings. If you’d like to tell Outlook to stop adding these links automatically, here’s how to do so! Continue reading Quick Tip: Disabling Automatic Online Meeting Links in Outlook

Name That Image: 7 Examples for Raising Awareness of Accessibility

Growing up with a blind grandfather, the importance of equity for individuals with visual disabilities was constantly reinforced. During my recent interview with Dr. Jennifer Culver, Director of Academic Technology Services for Simmons School of Education and Human Development, reminded me of that significance as she shared her experience of presenting at the Peralta Equity Conference.

Hosted by the Peralta Online Equity Initiative, the 3-day conference encompassed increasing learning equity for all learners. The first day focused on Continue reading Name That Image: 7 Examples for Raising Awareness of Accessibility

Mac Wireless Issues: Resolution

SMU Wireless LogoOn January 13, the security certificate for PerunaNet was renewed.  Typically, computers will prompt to accept the new certificate and reconnect without issue. However, multiple Macs and iOS devices were failing to present the “accept certificate” window, and were therefore not updating the wireless certificate.  The following solutions have been identified and should be performed on any device that is having difficulty connecting to PerunaNet. Continue reading Mac Wireless Issues: Resolution

OIT Support Units Help Across Campus and Online

WelcomeWelcome back! With everything that has been happening of late, we just want to remind you of some support resources we have available for you.

IT Help Desk

Our first line of support is the IT Help Desk. If you have a tech support question or don’t know who to ask for help, reach out, and our team of specialists will assist. We have expanded your support options by adding online chat as a way of contact. Just go to smu.edu/itchat to get started.

Of course, you can still contact via phone (214-768-HELP), email (help@smu.edu), online support form (help.smu.edu), or just walk in and talk to someone at the physical Help Desk within Fondren Library. For a list of current hours, please visit smu.edu/itsupport.

The IT Help Desk also Continue reading OIT Support Units Help Across Campus and Online

Back to School ’22: Pack the Essentials!

WelcomeAs the winds of summer (hopefully) start to cool, our Fall 2022 term comes closer to beginning on The Hilltop, and has already started for some! Whether you are a new Mustang just starting your journey or returning for another year, we’d like to give you a few pointers that can help make your return to campus as simple as possible so you can enjoy all of the experiences SMU has to offer! Continue reading Back to School ’22: Pack the Essentials!