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Planning for Windows 11

The Division of Information Technology would like to formally announce the planned implementation and rollout of Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows 11. This announcement is the first step in our plans to bring Windows 11 to Siena Heights University over the coming years. Moving to Windows 11 Microsoft released a new version of Windows in…Continue Reading Planning for Windows 11

Access Minitab on the Web or Windows PC

Siena Heights University students, faculty, and staff can utilize Minitab, software used for data analysis and statistics, on or off-campus starting this year. With our annual renewal of the software, Minitab now offers a web version and a downloadable Windows desktop version of their software free to all members of the SHU community. To access…Continue Reading Access Minitab on the Web or Windows PC

Accessing Academic Databases

Siena Heights University offers students, faculty, staff, and other community members access to it’s wide range of academic database resources. These resources can be accessed from the internal SHU Library website on the Databases page. Databases can be accessed both on-campus and off-campus as long as you have a Siena Heights University account. The Siena…Continue Reading Accessing Academic Databases

New Features Coming to Multi-Function Printers Soon

The Division of Information Technology is happy to announce two new features coming soon to all campus multi-function printers (MFPs). The first feature includes improved reliability for Swipe ID cards, allowing for cards to automatically be associated to your SHU account upon creation. The second feature involves new scanning features on the MFPs, allowing for…Continue Reading New Features Coming to Multi-Function Printers Soon

Printing with SHU-Print On-Campus!

Siena Heights uses a virtual printing queue known as SHU-Print. Using SHU-Print, you can print to almost any printer located on the Adrian campus! All university computers in classrooms, public labs, and staff/faculty computers are automatically set up with SHU-Print as the default printer. How does it work? SHU-Print will hold any document printed to…Continue Reading Printing with SHU-Print On-Campus!

Printing Upgrades Coming August 10

The division of Information Technology is announcing planned maintenance to campus printers and print software starting August 10, 2021. This upgrade will require a few hours of downtime and will include updates to the printing software on all PCs, along with the software of all MFPs on campus. This update will introduce improvements and stability…Continue Reading Printing Upgrades Coming August 10

CommonFiles & ClassFiles Upcoming Discontinuation


The Information Technology Division announces the discontinuation of the CommonFiles (J: Drive) and Class Files (W: Drive) effective September 1, 2021. As SHU continues to use Microsoft products such as OneDrive, SharePoint, other Office 365 applications, and Canvas for course materials the need for local drives on our network has diminished. We recommend anyone storing…Continue Reading CommonFiles & ClassFiles Upcoming Discontinuation

Microsoft Ending Support for Internet Explorer on

As of August 27, 2021 Microsoft will end support for users accessing using Internet Explorer. This change comes as Microsoft plans to gradually remove support for the outdated web browser. A list of available Microsoft online products and their end of support for IE can be viewed here. After August 27, accessing through…Continue Reading Microsoft Ending Support for Internet Explorer on

Introducing Self-Service Password Resets Through

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The Division of Information Technology is excited to announce the rollout of self-service password resets through This functionality will roll out on July 12, 2021 for all students, staff, and faculty. Starting July 12, you will be asked to set up more information to keep your account more secure. This will replace security…Continue Reading Introducing Self-Service Password Resets Through