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The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and The University of North Carolina (UNC) System have approved the adoption of a new records retention and disposition schedule for UNC System Institutions. The schedule incorporates new records series that were not a part of the 2007 schedule and amends the disposition instructions for a number of [Read More]

On March 9th, the names of rooms listed in UNCG’s Google Resource Calendar will be modified to enhance usability. The duplicate building names inside a room name will be eliminated. What is changing? Currently, rooms names follow the pattern: owner – building name – room number. Following the change, rooms will follow the pattern: owner [Read More]

Instructure (the vendor for Canvas) has made  a new gradebook available, with added functionality.  The new gradebook is still in beta, but instructors can enable and use it in their course(s) while Instructure continues to add additional features. A word of caution: You will not be able to revert to the old gradebook if you [Read More]

On Friday, February 23rd, ITS will change the default notification settings that are set for users who log in to Box @ UNCG for the first time. Existing users’ notification settings will not be affected. New users can choose to change their notification settings if they prefer, by using the options in “Account Settings” after [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff with devices on the GCN running Windows 10 (there is limited support for Windows 7) What: Support for Windows device encryption Why: Disk encryption protects UNCG data if your device is ever stolen or lost. It can also help the University maintain data-use agreements and lessen the risk of a serious [Read More]