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Guideline

Faculty Information System: How to Access the Service

Access this Service

  1. Log in to My Pitt (my.pitt.edu) with your University Computing Account username and password.
  2. Click Faculty Information System on the right-hand side of the page.
  3. If you are a new user: Follow onscreen prompts to enter, save, and confirm your delegates and import your publications.
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DocuSign Digital Signature Service: How To Videos

The following videos provide more information to assist with use of the DocuSign Digital Signature service. ​

DocuSign Tour
Take a tour to learn what DocuSign can do for you and your organization.
 

Skype for Business FAQ

Does Skype for Business display my photo automatically?

No. By default, your photo is not shown in Skype for Business. You can add your photo to Skype for Business from your My Pitt profile page.

I manually set my presence as available, and now it is not showing that I am in a meeting. How do I correct this?

Open Skype for Business, click My Status, then click Reset Status.

How many people can attend a meeting that I set up in Skype for Business?

Windows 8.1: Compatibility with University of Pittsburgh Services

The following table summarizes the results of our Windows 8.1 testing.

The Windows 8.1 column shows the results of non-browser based services. We also tested University services with Internet Explorer 11 in both Windows 8.1 User Interface (UI) mode and Desktop mode.

Windows 8: Compatibility with University of Pittsburgh Services

The following table summarizes the results of our Windows 8 testing. We tested University services with Internet Explorer 10 in both Windows 8 User Interface (UI) mode and Desktop mode.

Windows 10: Compatibility with University of Pittsburgh Services

The following table summarizes the results of our Windows 10 testing. We tested University Services with the new operating system and with the new Web browser, Microsoft Edge.

In some cases, you will need to use Internet Explorer to use a service with Windows 10.

Service/Application

Windows 10
Microsoft Edge

Notes

Active Directory

Pass

Software: Clear Your Web Browser's Cache

About cache, cookies, and history

Your Internet browser's cache stores certain information about the web pages that you visit so that the pages will load more quickly the next time you visit them.  You should periodically clear the cache to enable your web browser to function more efficiently.

Using Compatibility View in Internet Explorer 11

The most recent version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser, Internet Explorer 11, comes bundled with Windows 8.1. Some Web sites may not yet work correctly in Internet Explorer 11, including the Secure Remote Access service. You can still use these Web sites in Internet Explorer 11 by turning on Compatibility View.

To turn on Compatibility View:

1. Click the Settings Icon  on the address bar in your Web browser.

Using Compatibility View in Internet Explorer 10

The most recent version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser, Internet Explorer 10, comes bundled with Windows 8. Some Web sites may not yet work correctly in Internet Explorer 10, including the Secure Remote Access service. You can still use these Web sites in Internet Explorer 10 by turning on Compatibility View.

To turn on Compatibility View:

1. Click the Compatibility View button on the address bar.