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Now, more than ever, UNCG faculty and staff need to be predictably and consistently accessible to our departments, coworkers, families, alumni, and partners. Because of UNCG’s unique culture of care for our students, students especially should be able to use UNCG-provided contact information to reach their instructors and UNCG business offices, whether by phone, chat, [Read More]

Beginning on October 2, Zoom cloud recordings will no longer require authentication for viewing. Alternately, cloud recordings will have passcode protection. As a result, when sharing a cloud recording, hosts must  provide the corresponding passcode for the recording. The passcode is provided in the email that is sent to hosts when Zoom recordings finish processing. [Read More]

Information Technology Services (ITS) previously published a news article reporting that Zoom meetings at UNCG would immediately require a passcode or Waiting Room be enabled. The information reported reflected changes previously announced by Zoom that did not get implemented as planned.    Zoom’s passcode and/or Waiting Room requirement for meetings at UNCG will not be implemented [Read More]

Beginning October 13, 2020, Google Drive’s Trash  will behave more consistently with other G Suite services with regard to automatic deletion. Any file put into My Drive trash will be automatically deleted after 30 days.  What does this mean for UNCG users? Any files already in a user’s trash as of October 13 will remain [Read More]

Google has announced its new G Suite integrated workspace for the web and Android operating system. The new workspace has four distinct features: Chat allows users to message individuals and small groups directly. Rooms are spaces that include shared chat, files, and tasks to help groups collaborate more efficiently. Meet features upcoming meetings to view [Read More]