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Vita Reminder

For county-based Extension program faculty and staff, the annual report submission deadline is next Jan. 15. Remember, the preferred browser for Vita is Google Chrome; Vita will not work in Internet Explorer. If you are having technical difficulties using Vita, contact If you can, add screen shots of any technical difficulties as attachments to your email; do not insert them into the body of the email. Feel free to copy Debby Lewis (, Learning and Organizational Development (LOD) unit, if you send emails to If you have basic questions about how to use the system or where to put info, you can contact Debby Lewis ( or Brian Butler ( Extension-specific help about Vita also can be found on the LOD website (; use the menu to the left to access “helpful documents” or “training recordings.” 

The Vita training held via Zoom on January 7, 2020 has been posted on the LOD website. You can access it by clicking on Click on the “Show More” link in the video description box to display the individual, clickable “Timestamps of Topics Covered in Training” and navigate quickly through the video. 

We still have a few Zoom office hours before the Jan. 15 deadline – again, targeting county-based Extension program faculty and staff. 

  • Thursday, Jan. 9, 9-10am 
  • Friday, Jan. 10, 8:30-9:30am 
  • Monday, Jan. 13, 2-3pm 
  • Tuesday, Jan. 14, 9-10am 

You can join a “Vita Office Hours” Zoom at Feel free to log into a session, ask a question, and learn from your peers.