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RESOLVED – Issue loading SIMbook & Lesson Content.

An unexpected issue occurred with the content origin that supplies SIMbook and Lesson content. This issue occurred from 7:50 AM – 9:10AM Central, Wednesday, September 5th. Students may have received a blue screen or a 404 not found message. We appreciate your patience and apologize for the inconvenience. Should you or your students experience any … Continue reading

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RESOLVED – Buy Online Option Unavailable

RESOLVED. The Buy Online option in SIMnet regained full functionality around 6:15PM Eastern on September 4th. Currently, Microsoft Azure is still reporting there is a potential for service disruption, but our monitors indicate all services remain online and available. A weather related event caused an issue with the hosting provider that powers the Buy Online … Continue reading

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RESOLVED: Missing Modules Issue Tuesday, September 4th

Due to an unexpected issue some students may have incorrectly received a “missing modules” error from on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 from 4:30PM – 5:10PM Eastern time. This issue would have prevented students from completing SIMnet 2016 assignments during this timeframe. Students may need to logout of SIMnet prior to attempting another assignment. We appreciate … Continue reading

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SIMnet Maintenance Notice – July 20, 2018 11:45PM – July 21, 2018, 8AM Eastern

SIMnet will be unavailable on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 11:45PM – July 21, 2018, 8AM Eastern time. Rackspace, SIMnet’s hosting provider, is migrating customers to a new datacenter that opened in 2014. Our current datacenter was opened in 2006 and is scheduled to fully close later this year. Sincerely, McGraw-Hill Product Team Continue reading

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RESOLVED: Office 365 Update – Mac Word – Project Grading Issue

Update: As of February 1, 2018, this issue has been fully resolved. On January 18, 2018, Microsoft began rolling out the latest update for Mac Office 365 subscribers. This update may take as long as a week before it’s fully available to all subscribers. Unfortunately, with this update, Mac Word no longer includes information in … Continue reading

New Feature! Limit Ecommerce Offers by Class
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New Feature! Limit Ecommerce Offers by Class

Schools based in the U.S. have the ability to control the ecommerce products students are allowed to purchase directly from the SIMnet homepage or the SIMnet Student Profile. SIMnet Administrators can control the availability of direct ecommerce products by visiting the Administrative Settings –> eCommerce page within the Course Manager. SIMnet now supports the ability … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office 365 Update in SIMnet

Update, January 11: The release of SIMnet materials for the Office 365 Semi-Annual update will occur next week. Today, Microsoft Office 365 subscribers received the first Semi-Annual update for Office 365. The Semi-Annual change updates all Office 365 subscribers who had not previously updated their systems. What is Microsoft Office 365 Office 365 is a … Continue reading

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New Resources Features: Integrity Violation and Bulk Download

SIMnet now supports the same style of Academic Integrity Detection for Resource files as Project assignments. Academic Integrity Detection is available for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access files from Microsoft Office 2013 or newer. With this feature instructors can determine if students are submitting their own file or another student’s; or if students have inserted … Continue reading