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To meet contractual compliance requirements, accounts not tied to current UNCG students, faculty, and staff will lose access to Microsoft Office 365,  (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Under Microsoft’s new subscription model, licensing rules will be enforced, and ineligible accounts will lose access to Microsoft software. An ineligible account is [Read More]

Starting February 4, 2019, UNCG ITS will offer access to Project Online Essentials  and Power BI as part of our Office 365 campus subscription for students, faculty, and staff. Subscriptions for Microsoft Project Professional and Power BI Pro will be available for purchase. To access these tools, log in to with your UNCG account. [Read More]

Update (Resolved): 9/4, 11:50 a.m. Office 365 connectivity and Office 365 Box integration are now functioning properly. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324) or   [Original Post 9/4/18, 11:15 a.m.] What: Microsoft Office 365 Online service interruption Who: Faculty, Students, Staff When: Tuesday, September 04, 9:09 am Information [Read More]

Who: Students, faculty and staff who log into applications connected to Shibboleth (UNCG’s Single sign-on) authentication services (see list of services below). What: Planned downtime of Shibboleth authentication services.  Affected services affected include: Google Apps (e.g. Gmail, Hangouts, Calendar, Drive) Canvas Box Office 365 SpartanCard Online WebEx Qualtrics When: Thursday, March 16, 5:00 a.m. – 7:30 [Read More]

Microsoft Office Mix, a free add-in for Microsoft PowerPoint, has been approved for use at UNCG. Office Mix allows users to easily create engaging content with audio, video, inking, screen recording and more. It is currently available for download on the Office Mix website. Once downloaded, Office Mix will appear as an additional tab on [Read More]