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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]

After the next Canvas Production Release on February 3, 2018, some Canvas Settings menu icons are replaced with an Options icon.  The Settings menu icon appears as a cog and the Options icon appears as three vertically aligned dots.  In Canvas, users will begin to see the Options icon where you would previously see the [Read More]

If you have designated a preferred name in UNCGenie, that name will now appear everywhere names are displayed in Canvas. This change makes Canvas consistent with the other services that use preferred names (e.g. Google, Box, WebEx). The change will largely affect students with a preferred name designation. In the past, students’ names would display [Read More]