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  • Fairbanks Campus Mail Center changes

    March 28, 2020

    The Campus Mail Center will remain in operation with minimal changes. As of Thursday, March 26, Constitution building hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30am - 5:30 pm. Boxholder mail pickup will not be available outside of those hours. All campus deliveries will stop, effective immediately, however departments will be able to pick up mail from the counter Monday through Friday, between 12pm and 3pm. Please call 474-7215 to schedule a set time for pickup to alleviate congestion in the hallway. Additionally, boxholders that receive packages too large for their box will need to schedule a pick-up time during counter hours, 12pm-3pm, Monday through Friday, again by calling 474-7215.
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  • Upcoming BOR COVID-19 meetings

    March 28, 2020

    Weekly Board of Regents meetings through April 10
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  • University of Alaska

    Equity and Compliance resources

    March 28, 2020

    The Equity and Compliance offices wanted to take this opportunity to remind members of our community that maintaining learning and working environments free from discrimination remains a high priority for the university.
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  • Be on the lookout for COVID-19 scams

    March 28, 2020

    The Department of Homeland Security advises everyone to exercise caution in handling any email with a COVID-19-related subject line, attachment, or hyperlink, and be wary of social media pleas, texts, or calls related to COVID-19. Instances of these scams are already being reported across the UA system.
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  • Optimize your remote experience

    March 28, 2020

    OIT has compiled a list of best practices for working remotely to ensure continued work productivity.
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  • Statewide Working Remotely and 1815 Bragaw

    March 28, 2020

    By now all of the Statewide programs have received notice that Statewide will be switching to working remotely starting Monday, March 23, 2020. In light of this, 1815 Bragaw will be closed both to the public and to nearly all University employees. There are a few items (six, to be exact) to address as we make this transition:
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  • Questions about COVID-19, DirectPath is here to help

    March 28, 2020

    All employees can call DirectPath for:answers to basic questions about COVID-19, current information on what COVID-19-related services are covered, and how, help preparing an action plan if they or a family member become ill and suspect it is COVID-19 and resources for further information about COVID-19.
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  • Coronavirus information website

    March 28, 2020

    The University of Alaska has created a comprehensive website with everything you need to know about the university's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Information on this page will be updated, as necessary, as the situation changes.
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  • Butrovich Building closed until further notice

    March 27, 2020

    Effective Tuesday, March 24, the Butrovich Building will remain locked at all times. Statewide employees are expected to work remotely as determined with your supervisor. In order to maintain the continuity of operations, only those employees previously designated by executive leadership, in conjunction with supervisor input, will be able to enter the building or remain working on site. Please contact your supervisor if you need to access any items that were left or forgotten or that may be necessary for sustained remote work, as you are not to go into the building to retrieve them yourself.
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  • The IT team can't do it alone--cyber security is everyone's responsibility

    March 27, 2020

    Did you know that in 2017 the education industry (which includes K-12 and higher education institutions) had 7,837,781 records breached in 35 events? To put that into perspective, the healthcare industry had 6,058,989 records breached in 428 events, and the retail industry had 123,652,526 records beached across 33 events.
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