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Tax scam season is upon us. Will you file taxes for the first time this year? Maybe this is your second or third time. Whether you’re new to the process, or a veteran, you should know some 1040 Defense! Here are some pointers to help you outsmart scammers: Use reputable tax prep services. Attackers use [Read More]

To meet contractual compliance requirements, accounts not tied to current UNCG students, faculty, and staff will lose access to Microsoft Office 365,  (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Under Microsoft’s new subscription model, licensing rules will be enforced, and ineligible accounts will lose access to Microsoft software. An ineligible account is [Read More]

Starting February 4, 2019, UNCG ITS will offer access to Project Online Essentials  and Power BI as part of our Office 365 campus subscription for students, faculty, and staff. Subscriptions for Microsoft Project Professional and Power BI Pro will be available for purchase. To access these tools, log in to http://Office365.uncg.edu with your UNCG account. [Read More]

On January 29, 2019, Google announced design enhancements to the Gmail mobile application. The changes complement the recent redesign of core G Suite applications, including Gmail, Calendar, Drive, and Docs. Android and iOs mobile apps will update to the new design within the next two weeks. There are several enhancements that greatly improve the Gmail-user [Read More]

It’s Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. Identity thieves and tax scammers LOVE tax season. They steal social security numbers to claim tax refunds, apply for loans, even get jobs. Save yourself time and headaches by becoming familiar with the tax process and some common tactics that criminals use to steal your information. The National Cybersecurity [Read More]