News & Alerts

Retiring KSAS Qualtrics

With the completion of the migration to the enterprise license of Qualtrics, we will retire the KSAS instance in March. If you have been missed in the migration or have continued to use your KSAS account, please contact Krieger IT by March 10. We can assist with manual migration of your surveys and data. Any […]

Qualtrics update

The migration from our divisional Qualtrics environment to the new, enterprise one, is now complete. Existing users should now login at, using their JHED IDs and passwords. Migrated users should check to make sure that all surveys and data were successfully transferred. If, for some reason, you were missed in the migration, contact Krieger […]


Krieger School staff and faculty can request licensed Zoom accounts by sending email to As of now, your Zoom userid will be tied to your email address. In the coming months, we will be adding JHED-authentication for KSAS Zoom. KSAS Zoom users will continue to login at, NOT Students and postdocs are […]

Number Matching MFA

As cyber threats have increased in recent years, simple reliance on password protection is insufficient to keep your data and resources safe.  Multi-factor authentication is required for off-campus access to many JHU services, including access to the campus network via the VPN.   Most of us are familiar with the Microsoft Authenticator on our mobile devices […]

Mac Laptops in Classrooms

For instructors using Mac laptops in classrooms, please test out their use with the projection system in advance. We recommend using the AirMedia (wireless presentation) option when available. If you prefer to use the HDMI connection, you will need to supply your own adapter. Use only Apple-certified adapters, which can be purchased at the JHU […]

Zoom Security

As we enter a new, Zoom-filled year, remember to keep your meetings safe from Zoom bombing. Make sure all your Zoom meetings, including classes, have passcodes, and do not share the passcode-protected meeting links publicly (e.g. via Twitter or Facebook). Also, for JHU-only meetings you can now enable JHED authentication. You can have public meetings, […]

Email Spoofing

We have seen a recent surge in email spoofing, the deliberate faking of mail headers and content to convince the recipient the message comes from someone they know and trust. As a reminder, these messages are nearly impossible to block, as they appear to be innocuous. However, if you look at the source address you […]

The new myJH portal

Many of you have logged into the new myJH portal and have noticed some things that have been moved, and some things that are perhaps misleading. The first time you log in you will see an unpopulated “My Favorites” section, and a set of “Recommended Tools.”  Below the Recommended Tools will be clickable groups that […]

More on Teaching During Campus Closure

See the CER’s FAQ on how to keep teaching in the event of campus closure.

Teaching Resources for Continuity of Operations

In the event of emergency closures due to weather, health emergencies, etc., we offer technology solutions to facilitate ongoing delivery of classes. First things first – VPN access Many university resources are restricted to the campus network, which means you need to use the VPN to connect to them. If you have never used the […]