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June 4, 2023

Hopkins will officially retire its JHED Web site on Sept. 27, 2007. Used by students for checking their e-mail accounts, sharing files and accessing a campus directory, the JHED Web site will be completely replaced by the use of myJohnsHopkins portal. The move, which began on Aug. 2, 2007, is the result of the need for a more simplistic and central way for users to access online services.

The reasoning behind the switchover is threefold. First, the myJohnsHopkins portal will allow for additional improvements to be made to the web site in the future.

Second, through the Single-Sign-On (SSO) system, users will have the ability to access multiple different online services with a single sign-on. Thirdly, the additional burden on the administration due to the upkeep of two separate systems will be eradicated.

After Sept. 27, all functions that were once present on JHED will be able to be accomplished through myJohnsHopkins portal, the most notable of which are the management of one's online directory profile and JHU password modification. These two functions, which were once only able to have been accomplished through the JHED site, are now accessible solely through myJohnsHopkins.

The various services, which were formerly associated with the JHED system, such as e-mail account accessibility, large file-size sharing capacity through J-share and the "search" directory, can now be accessed through the "myJHED" tab. It is here that the features once unique to the JHED Web site now reside.

The myJohnsHopkins portal will provide students with additional services such as the full listing of campus announcements and an events calendar. There will also be the option for students to customize their homepages with weather forecasts, listings about current Baltimore's events and links to important University Web sites such as the Registrar's Web site, E-Reserves and the Sheridan Libraries home page.

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