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IT Newslett for Staff - Sep 2018
for StaffSep 2018

MeL and Polymall Updates for Oct 2018 Semester


In preparation for the upcoming semester, the Oct modules for MeL and Polymall will not be available from 17 to 23 Sep 2018.


You can access the Oct modules from Mon, 24 Sep 2018 onwards.


Student enrollment into MeL & Polymall modules will commence from Mon, 8 Oct 2018 onwards.


In addition, MeL will be upgraded to provide you with a new user experience – simple navigation and clean interface. The Ultra Experience will be released in MeL from Tue, 25 Sep 2018 onwards.


Check out the Ultra Experience HERE.


  New Email Addresses for Associate/Special Adjunct Lecturers


From 1 Oct 2018, Associate/Special Adjunct Lecturers (AL/SAL) will have new email addresses ending with  This is a cloud service and you should not send Classified information to these accounts.


Please take note that email from are valid and they are NOT phishing mail.


What else is different for AL/SAL?

AL/SAL can:

  1. Access their email without the need for VPN.
  2. Access their email via
  3. Login using  {NPNet ID} with existing NPNet password.
  4. Receive email sent either to {NPNet ID} or {NPNet ID}


NOTE: More details will be shared via email with the Associate/Special Adjunct Lecturers.


Proper Handling of Classified Information

It is important to be aware of the Classification of the information that you handle in the course of your work so that appropriate measures can be taken to safeguard the information.


Information Classification

NP’s information is largely classified as Restricted. Teaching & Learning related materials such as course notes and learning videos are unclassified.



Handling Guidelines of Restricted Information

Restricted information in hardcopies should

  • Be kept under lock and key.
  • Be sealed in double envelopes when handled by commercial courier.
  • Not be left unattended in the open.


Restricted information in electronic form should be encrypted when in transit and when stored in endpoint devices. It should also be hosted at Data Centres within Singapore.

Where can I store My Work Files


HOUSEKEEP Your Classified Information by 31 Oct 2018


  1. The Toshiba, Western Digital or Seagate portable storage previously issued to staff do not meet the revised encryption standards mandated by IM8 Endpoint Device policy, clause M1.15.

  2. Staff are required to housekeep their classified information in their existing portable storage and move them to EasiShare or departmental Sharepoint.  Email archives may be stored in the Online Mail Archive.  Please do so by 31 Oct 2018.

  3.  Unclassified information such as Teaching & Learning materials may store on:


User guides for EasiShare and Online Mail archive are available.

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