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Who: Users of Emma   What: Vendor-planned downtime for Emma  When: Wednesday, May 22, 2024, from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Why: Marigold, the vendor for Emma, the University’s mass email platform, will be performing maintenance on their system. During this maintenance window, there may be intermittent downtime for integrations ranging from three to 20 minutes [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff with computers running GCN Windows 10 What: Windows 11 In-Place Upgrade When: Start Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2024, Windows 11 becomes available on AppCat.  Installation Deadline: Friday, September 27, 2024, 5:30 p.m. Information Technology Services (ITS) at UNCG has rolled out the Windows 11 in-place upgrade for faculty and staff computers [Read More]

Due to a fiber issue, the North Campus network was down between 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, and 4:45 p.m. on Friday, May 10. The City of Greensboro reports that the issue has been resolved.   If you are still experiencing network problems, please submit a 6-TECH ticket or email [email protected].  {Original post: 5/9/2024 at 3:20 p.m.}  Information [Read More]

Who: Students, faculty, and staff When: Monday, May 13, 2024, through Friday, May 31, 2024, according to the schedule below What: Information Technology Services (ITS) will replace some network switches in the following buildings: First Phase: Start: Monday, May 13, at 8:00 a.m. End: Friday, May 17, at 5:00 p.m. Buildings Affected: Shaw, Hinshaw, Gray, [Read More]

On Monday, May 6, 2024, the new Academic Dev Desktop will be introduced on a Windows 11 VDI platform, replacing the current ISM/Visual Studio Desktop. This environment is designed with academic developers in mind, aiming to simplify and accelerate access to and functionality of developer software.   Academic Dev Desktop Environment Features  Hardware: 4 CPUs and 16GB [Read More]