Server Maintenance Bulletin: Windows Updates

Thursday, 11/13/2014, 12:00AM-2:00AM (2 Hours)


In response to some security updates from Microsoft this week, some servers may need to be rebooted late tonight / early Thursday morning. These updates are above-average in criticality, so I’ve accelerated the window to tonight at midnight. While the servers are rebooting, access to the corresponding services will be […]

By |November 12th, 2014|TigerTech Alerts|Comments Off

Access: GRANTED! Clearing-up Registration Clearance Problems

ITS has received a few reports of problems with entering registration clearances in the portal.  Here are a couple of the most common problems reported, as well as how to work around them.
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By |November 10th, 2014|Tech Tips and Tricks, TigerTech|Comments Off

Watch out… This POODLE bites!

You may have heard about the POODLE computer vulnerability that was discovered earlier this month.  Don’t let the laughably-benign name fool you;  POODLE is actually a cringe-inducing acronym: “Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption”.  Boring-story-short, this exploit works by taking advantage of obsolete yet widely-used security protocols (SSL 3.0, by name) to conceivably pilfer […]

By |October 31st, 2014|TigerTech, TigerTech News|Comments Off

SAGE is getting a new look!

Soon SAGE will be getting a digital makeover! Within the next week, we will be making changes to the overall look of SAGE.  Notice that I didn’t say “Look AND FEEL”… That’s on purpose. It is our intent to preserve the current functionality (“feel”) of SAGE while making it more visibly appealing and relevant […]

By |October 23rd, 2014|TigerTech, TigerTech Tutorials|Comments Off

Downloading the Microsoft Office Suite from Office365

As a Georgetown College student, you are entitled to download and install a full copy of Microsoft Office for Windows or OSX (Mac).  To download Office in 4 easy steps:

Login to webmail ( with your full e-mail address and password.
Click the gear icon , and select “Office365 Settings”.
On the left-hand side, select “Software”.
Office365 will […]

By |August 27th, 2014|Tech Tips and Tricks|Comments Off