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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]

Who: Faculty and staff with Windows devices on the GCN What: Installation of new Keyserver monitoring client When: Starting Friday, January 19 Why: As part of the recent Keyserver software and OS upgrade, a new client will be installed on all GCN Windows systems. This installation will happen silently (no messages or other indications of the install will appear [Read More]

In addition to the enhancements in the new Calendar interface announced last October, Google has also improved how shared resources (meeting rooms, etc.) are managed and reserved in Calendar. General information about shared resources set up in UNCG’s G Suite for Education: A unique “Resource Calendar” is established for each resource. The availability and booking [Read More]

On November 3, 2017 Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the Mac Advisory Committee (MAC), announced that upgrading to macOS Sierra is approved for clients on UNCG networks. At this time it is advised that all clients proceed with the upgrade to the latest version of macOS High Sierra, currently 10.13.2. Please visit Apple’s [Read More]