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Earlier this year (March 2018) ITS announced that the new Canvas gradebook was made available for enablement by instructors on a course-by-course basis. In order for the new gradebook to be used during Winter session, it will be automatically enabled in all courses on December 10 after grades are due. The overall functionality and setup [Read More]

Members of the UNCG community have recently become the target of a gift card scam. These are hand-crafted attacks where criminals impersonate a senior UNCG employee and direct the victim to purchase retail gift cards. This has unfortunately cost employees hundreds of dollars. In this specific scam, the attacker impersonates someone you know using the [Read More]

Cisco has announced a maintenance window for UNCG’s Webex environment. This maintenance window will begin Friday, December 14 at 10:00 p.m. EST and end Monday, December 17 at 3:00 a.m. EST.   Impact to UNCG Users Most Webex services will continue to function normally during this maintenance window. Users may continue to use Webex as [Read More]

Starting the week of November 12, UNCG Gmail users still using the old Gmail (or “Classic” Gmail) were automatically switched to new Gmail by Google. This change began in summer 2018 when new Gmail was released and UNCG users were given the choice to opt in to the new Gmail experience (see ITS News article). [Read More]

Update: 11/9/18 The evaluation of macOS Mojave, that was announced October 5, 2018, is complete and macOS Mojave is approved for UNCG Mac users. There are no major problems anticipated with this upgrade. Some upgrades have taken over 90 minutes to complete.  Please plan accordingly. For details and updates about the macOS Mojave upgrade, please [Read More]