News for Students

Turnitin Interface Changing in WebCampus

Turnitin, the plagiarism detection software integrated with WebCampus, will have a new look beginning on Thursday, July 20. This new interface, called Turnitin Feedback Studio, more closely integrates the various products Turnitin offers its customers.  

Turnitin will continue to function in the same manner in submitting assignments and papers for evaluation and preparing a plagiarism report. Papers submitted before the interface change will not be lost.

Network outage in RLL, LFG, MCB, TEC, BSL, and other buildings scheduled for 11 p.m. on Fri., July 14 - 6 a.m. on Sat., July 15

Between 11 p.m. on Friday, July 14 and 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 15, network connectivity in the following buildings, including wired and wireless networks and VOIP phones, will be unavailable as we replace equipment in the Beverly Rogers Literature and Law Building (RLL)
  • Beverly Rogers Literature and Law Building (RLL)
  • Lilly Fong Geoscience (LFG)
  • Moot Court Facility (MCB)
  • Technology Building (TEC)
  • William S. Boyd School of Law (BSL)
 

RebelCash On Inactive RebelCard Accounts Will Soon Expire

Anyone with an existing RebelCash balance that has not used their account for purchases within the past 12 months will soon receive messages notifying them that their accounts will be closed and any remaining RebelCash will be forfeited to UNLV.

You have until Tuesday, August 15 to use your RebelCash in a transaction in order to restore your account to active status. RebelCash is accepted at dining and retail locations on and off campus.

Protect your university email account by enabling 2-Step Verification

OIT enabled 2-Step Verification for UNLVMail in April and it is now available for Rebelmail users as well.

2-Step verification provides stronger account security by requiring you to enter a verification code (similar to a PIN) that is sent to your phone when you sign into Gmail on new devices and once every 30 days on computers you have verified before.

Protect your university email account by enabling 2-Step Verification

OIT enabled 2-Step Verification for UNLVMail in April and it is now available for Rebelmail users as well.

2-Step verification provides stronger account security by requiring you to enter a verification code (similar to a PIN) that is sent to your phone when you sign into Gmail on new devices and once every 30 days on computers you have verified before.

[Update] Phishing Alert: Google Drive phishing e-mail

We have received additional information about yesterday’s Google Docs phishing attack that we wanted to share with campus.

How did this Google Docs phishing attack work?

Team Drives for Google Drive is now available

We are excited to announce that Team Drives, a new feature in Google Drive that makes working in teams easier, is now available for UNLVMail and Rebelmail.

Team Drives are shared drive spaces where teams can store files and documents, similar to Google’s current collaborative file sharing, but with a few new features designed with teams in mind:

Google Login Page To Be Updated Starting April 5, 2017

Google will soon update the look and feel of the login page to streamline experiences across devices. 
 
The changes will begin rolling out to customers on April 5 but may take more than two weeks to appear in UNLVMail and Rebelmail. 
 
For more information, visit the Google Suites Blog

It’s tax season - be on the alert for tax and payroll phishing scams.

As we approach tax filing season, be on the alert for tax- and payroll-related phishing attempts and other scams. These attempts can appear to come from anywhere, even people you know.

UNLV and NSHE will never ask you for your password or other personal information through an email.

While OIT works to prevent phishing messages from reaching your inbox, you should also know the signs in order to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of phishing. Remember to think before you click:

OIT, EPHE Research Team Recognized as a 2016 Splunk Public Sector Innovation Award Winner

A research team comprised of University of Nevada, Las Vegas staff and students has received the Mission award for education from Splunk as part of its Public Sector Innovation Awards. The awards were announced on November 15 during the Splunk GovSummit conference in Washington, D.C.

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