Facility updates (buildings, IT, University Library)

Enjoy your summer break!

Today, the last FASoS weekly of the academic year is sent out out. There will be no FASoS Weekly between Monday 4 July and Friday 19 August 2022.

The first edition of the new academic year will be published on Thursday 25 August.

Enjoy your summer break!

Temporary IB Helpdesk closes on 1 July

Since 8 June, work has been undertaken on the new HR system ‘SuccesFactors’.

In order to answer questions or take a look at the system, a special FASoS IB-Helpdesk has been installed in the room above Bandito, in addition to the UM-wide Helpdesk. This Helpdesk is temporary and will stop working on 1 July.

If you still have questions in the coming period, you can still contact the central Helpdesk via ASK-HR@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

Blocking of .zip, .htm and .html attachments in external emails

Starting 21 June, ICTS blocks .zip, .htm and .html attachments in emails coming from outside the UM Exchange environment, since they are common attack vectors for phishing and malware.

This may impact the exchange of these types of files with external contacts.

If you need to send and/or receive .zip, .htm and .html files to/from external contacts, there is an alternative, in the form of the SURFfilsender (not to be confused with the SURFdrive).

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FASoS Weekly summer break from 4 July-19 August

Please note there will be no FASoS Weekly between Monday 4 July and Friday 19 August 2022.

The last FASoS Weekly before the summer break will be published on Thursday 30 June. The first edition after the summer break will be published on Thursday 25 August.

Start early adopters MS Teams phone system

On 2 June, a group of around 40 FASoS colleagues started as early adopters/first users of the new phone system at UM: Microsoft Teams (MS Teams).

The current telephone system on our desks (Mitel) is outdated and will be replaced in the coming months. Given the large usage of Microsoft Teams across the university and hybrid working, Maastricht University has adopted MS Teams as the new phone system.

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Go-live of new ‘Integrale Bedrijfsvoering’ (IB) system SAP SuccessFactors

The Go-live of the ‘Integrale Bedrijfsvoering’ (IB) system SAP SuccessFactors took place on Wednesday 8 June.

Since then, you can register leave, make declarations and purchase orders again. Please read on for practical information how to use the new system.

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Buildings closed due to Pentecost, from 4 – 6 June

Please note that due to Pentecost all FASoS buildings will be closed from Saturday 4 June until Monday 6 June.

All buildings will open again on Tuesday 7 June.

Temporary IB-helpdesk at FASoS as of 8 June

On Wednesday 8 June, our new ‘Integrale Bedrijfsvoering’ (IB) system for registering leave, making declarations and purchasing orders will go live.

To ensure a smooth transition, we have set up a temporary helpdesk at FASoS, which will be staffed by HR advisors Jordy Friedrich and Bart Kerckhoffs. You can drop by if you have any questions about the system, or if you are having trouble working with the system.

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Freeze of HR systems due to Integrale Bedrijfsvoering project

As you probably know, we will soon be working with new HR-, finance- and procurement systems. The switch to these new systems has been part of the project called ‘Integrale Bedrijfsvoering’ (IB).

As communicated in the FASoS Weekly of 26 April, HR systems ‘froze’ in May 2022. This freeze will last until 8 June 2022. This means that you are currently unable to book leave in IMAR, to make declarations in ESS, or to submit purchase orders. If you want to take leave in the freeze period, please write down which day(s) and discuss this with your manager.

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Who to contact for key figures, privacy issues and research projects?

Do you have questions about key figures or privacy? Please read on for who to contact.

Are you a researcher and do you have a research project upcoming? Please keep in mind that you are required to follow certain steps explained below.

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