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Starting on November 27, G Suite users will experience a new sign-in design. Earlier this year, Google announced several new user interface components, including a new sign-in design. The new sign-in design will now be implemented. This change does not impact the UNCG authentication process. Users entering their email address on the Google Sign-In [Read More]

Starting the week of November 12, UNCG Gmail users still using the old Gmail (or “Classic” Gmail) were automatically switched to new Gmail by Google. This change began in summer 2018 when new Gmail was released and UNCG users were given the choice to opt in to the new Gmail experience (see ITS News article). [Read More]

Google recently released enhancements to Google Calendar to help users better manage their time. The enhancements includes Out of Office notification and Working Hours designations. Out of Office You can now create an Out of Office event on your Google Calendar. Google will automatically decline any invitations during the time period. You can create a [Read More]

Starting Friday, May 4, UNCG users have the ability to opt-in to the new Gmail experience. Users can choose to opt-in and out of the new Gmail experience until a future date yet to be specified. Information Technology Services (ITS) will communicate with UNCG users before the new experience becomes the default or only option. [Read More]

On March 9th, the names of rooms listed in UNCG’s Google Resource Calendar will be modified to enhance usability. The duplicate building names inside a room name will be eliminated. What is changing? Currently, rooms names follow the pattern: owner – building name – room number. Following the change, rooms will follow the pattern: owner [Read More]