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On Thursday, September 30, 2021, web hosting for the primary UNCG website (www.uncg.edu) is moving to the cloud. This change improves site speed and resilience and prepares for future content and theme updates  that are part of the Next Generation Web Project.

Beginning September 30, department directories and user home directories maintained through (AFS) will no longer resolve at the primary website address. For example:

https://www.uncg.edu/~username/ will redirect to https://home.uncg.edu/~username/

  https://www.uncg.edu/department/ will redirect to https://home.uncg.edu/department/ 

Redirects for content in AFS folders will occur automatically after this change. There is nothing required at this time from site owners.

Hosting web pages using AFS is no longer recommended. Instead, ITS recommends that departmental web content be moved into WordPress and that home directory content is moved to an appropriate alternative such as one of the following:

For technical assistance, please submit a 6-TECH ticket, call 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324), or email 6-TECH@uncg.edu.