Set Mac OS to Lock Your Screen Automatically

If you are using any type of electronic device (e.g. smartphone, laptop, or tablet) to access University of Chicago systems, you must have an automatic screen lock configured.  If you are using a University-issued device, it will already be configured to meet this...

Set Windows 10 to Lock Your Screen Automatically

If you are using any type of electronic device (e.g. smartphone, laptop, or tablet) to access University of Chicago systems, you must have an automatic screen lock configured.  If you are using a University-issued device, it will already be configured to meet this...

Storage Upgrade – Winter Break 2020

As part of the Division’s continuing efforts to enhance the performance and security of its research storage, the existing Cronus systems will be migrated to new hardware a UChicago IT Services-managed datacenter. The migration will begin on Friday, December 24, and...

How can I optimize my home internet connection?

If you find that your home Internet connectivity is inadequate for online teaching or group meetings with Zoom, you have two options, both of which can be pursued at the same time: 1) take steps to optimize your current home internet connection; and, 2) upgrade your...

How do I schedule appointments?

Scheduling appointments is possible with a Microsoft app called Bookings. It can be setup one of three ways: on your computer, an android device, or an Apple device. What is Microsoft Bookings? Microsoft Bookings is a tool for scheduling appointments according to your...