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Apple iCloud is used to store files and backup settings for macOS and iOS devices. It is configured during setup or via System Preferences. However, iCloud is not approved for storing UNCG data. To ensure compliance with University data storage policies, all Mac users should disable the Desktop & Documents Folders selection of iCloud Storage. [Read More]

Filing your taxes is already stressful enough, but having scammers impersonate IRS officials skews the playing field even more.  Time to brush up on your 1040 Defense. What the IRS WILL do: The IRS WILL send official letters called “notices” BEFORE calling or visiting. IRS agents WILL have 2 forms of ID, a pocket commission [Read More]

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]