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Until July 1, 2020, Google has increased the offerings of G Suite Hangouts Meet to accommodate the demand for online videoconferencing services during the Covid-19 pandemic. The following changes have been made: Meetings allow up to 250 participants per call. Live streaming allows up to 100,000 viewers from within the UNCG domain. Meetings can be [Read More]

Starting March 23, 2020, current UNCG students, faculty, and staff have Adobe Creative Cloud user licenses to use on their home computers. To meet the remote-work needs of campuses during the COVID-19 crisis, Adobe provided free, at-home Creative Cloud access to schools and colleges that only have lab access for students. Currently, the service is [Read More]

As of March 16, Zoom is available alongside UNCG’s other videoconferencing options, Webex and Google Meet. All UNCG faculty, staff, and students are eligible for accounts. UNCG Information Technology Services (ITS) added this service to meet the rising demand for videoconferencing solutions in light of COVID-19-related remote-instruction mandates. Accessing Zoom UNCG users should follow the [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff What: Identify Finder/Spirion client upgrade In February, Information Technology Services (ITS) postponed announced upgrades for Identify Finder/Spirion. Those upgrades are now resuming. Most Windows computers on the UNCG General Computing Network (GCN) will get this upgrade during the regular Windows monthly updates. Windows computers not on the GCN will get the [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff Canvas users What: Universal Design Online content Inspection Tool (UDOIT) The Universal Design Online content Inspection Tool, or UDOIT, helps faculty identify accessibility issues in Canvas course content. With the click of a button, UDOIT scans a course, generates a report, and provides resources on how to address common accessibility issues. Created [Read More]