Microsoft Introduces Scheduling Poll for Outlook in 2023

*An addendum has been included in this article, “Introduction of Scheduling Poll applies only to M365 Apps version or Office 365 apps version of Outlook only.“ On December 13th, Microsoft’s FindTime add-in will now be a native feature called Scheduling Poll. FindTime is an Outlook add-in for scheduling meetings. The meeting organizer can send multiple […]

Workday Orientation Training for New Hires

Submitted by Brian Schuler There is a lot that goes into starting a new job at Washington University. From setting up a WUSTL key, finishing onboarding, to getting your badge and all your access to multitude of Box and network folders. For some of us, there is this system called Workday, which seems new to […]

100 Neediest Cases

Submitted by Sarah Grantham Tis the season for giving Join in the WashU IT Holiday Gift Drive for the 100 Neediest Cases and Epworth! As you may have heard, we are committing to providing a little holiday cheer to four (4) families from the 100 Neediest Cases and 22 youth from the Transitional Living Program […]

WashU IT Invigorated by the University’s Strategic Plan, “Op Ed by Jennie Frank – An Enterprise Application Perspective.”

Submitted by Jennie Franke In October, WashU announced its updated vision for the University – to mobilize research, education, and patient care establishing WashU and St. Louis as a global hub for transformative solutions to the deepest societal challenges. Not just any changes, but those focusing on “the deepest societal challenges.” That is both amazing, […]

Meet the WashU IT Team: Beth Behrhorst – Communications Strategist, Office of the Chief Information Officer

Please join WashU IT in welcoming Beth Behrhorst as our new Communications Strategist for the Office of the Chief Information Officer as part of our IT Organizational Change Management team. Collaborating with communications teams across the university, Beth will develop, execute and maintain the strategic plan for OCIO communications, as well as, serve as the […]

Enterprise Applications (EA) and WorkDay collaborate on “Thinksgiving”.

On Thursday, November 3rd, WashU IT had two cross-functional teams from Enterprise Applications (EA) & the Workday Support Team participate in a one-day collaboration event called “Thinksgiving”. Thinksgiving connects St. Louis nonprofits with innovative teams from smart companies for a day of creative problem-solving focused on the future. It was developed by Filament, a local company that […]

Enterprise Applications (EA): Accomplishments – October 2022

Submitted by Ramalakshmi Gopalakrishnan Domain Project Title Project Summary Project Team Implementation Date Student EA-T3- EA-9191 – Student Affairs: WUGO Replacement – EMS Integration The integration between WUGO and EMS sends Student Group membership information from Presence, the new vendor for the Washington University Group Organizer (WUGO) system, and EMS (Reserve-A-Space) the main room […]

WashU IT welcomes Melissa Schicker, Administrative Coordinator

It is with great excitement that WashU IT welcomes Melissa Schicker as their new Administrative Coordinator. As the new IT team member, she will assume the responsibilities of Carol Coplin, who retired from the WashU IT team this fall. Melissa has worked in various departments around WashU campuses before joining IT. Melissa begins her career […]