Wesleyan Post Office Starts Move to Usdan on August 6th

During the week of August 6th, Wesleyan Station will be moving into the new Usdan University Center. On Friday, August 10th our departmental metering equipment will be dismantled and reassembled in the new facility. This move will necessitate a one day break in mail metering for departments. Wesleyan Station service window will remain open so … Read more

Electronic Access to International Call Billing

We eliminated the billing for long distance calls earlier this year while continuing to send the paper bill for the international calls to the departments and collect the funds. We have recently implemented and tested an electronic version of the itemized international call details which will replace the paper bill and help us reduce the … Read more

Major Systems Upgrade Thursday, July 12 – Monday, July 16

July 16 – PeopleSoft 8.9 and Production Portfolio officially opened. After several months of intense preparation, we are ready to upgrade PeopleSoft, our institutional administrative systems software. This is a major upgrade and the process of upgrading and testing to make sure everything worked correctly is expected to take four days. We will begin the … Read more

Wesleyan Computer Store will be moving to the Usdan Center

Almost 11 years ago, ITS formally announced the opening of the Wesleyan Computer Store and Service Center, which is located on the first floor of the Exley Science Center.  Many Wesleyan and Middletown community members have benefited from the convenience and excellence of service provided by the store and the service center staff. We are very pleased to let you all know that the computer store will move to the Usdan Center in August and will have a new name – Cardinal Technology Center. As soon as we have an exact opening date for the new store, we will announce it right here.

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Wesleyan Post Office will be moving to the Usdan Center

In Early August, Wesleyan Station will be moving to the Usdan Center.

  • Our main service window and individual student mailboxes will be located on the main lobby. This service window will offer sale of stamps and shipping support.
  • All mail processing, including receiving, sorting, metering, and shipping, as well as student parcel processing, storage, and distribution, will take place in the lower level. This is the window that will support package pickup.
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Transition to Microsoft Outlook/Exchange – an Integrated E-Mail & Calendaring Environment

Wesleyan currently runs separate email and group calendaring (MeetingMaker) systems.  We have been hearing from users about the desire to have a single system for email and group calendaring.  Our users have also asked for better support for wireless PDAs, such as Palm devices, Mobile Windows devices, and Blackberries.

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A New Centralized Filesharing System

Over the past few years we have received several complaints about the current file sharing infrastructure from many users. Our current systems are too fragmented, complicated to understand, and sharing files for collaboration typically requires ITS staff intervention.

To address these concerns as well as simplify the backend infrastructure, ITS will be rolling out a new filesharing system beginning this summer. The new system, Xythos, has a Web interface and can also be accessed via your Mac’s Finder or via Windows Explorer.

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