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Who: Faculty and staff with Windows GCN computers What: Office ProPlus Desktop License Changes When: Tuesday, July 7, 2020 Starting July 7, 2020, the license model for Office ProPlus desktop for Windows GCN computers changed from user-based to device-based. This means that when an Office application first launches on a device, the device is automatically [Read More]

Update: 11/22/2019, 10:18 a.m. On November 22, 2019, between approximately 8:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m., there was an issue that affected software access. ITS confirms that the issue is resolved and service is restored. We apologize for any inconvenience. For technical assistance, please submit a 6-TECH ticket, call 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324), or email [Read More]

Between August 9 and August 12, 2019, Information Technology Services (ITS) will upgrade the University’s Microsoft Office 365 license to provide new applications, more security, and better licensing management. The upgrade includes a licensing redistribution that ensures UNCG is in compliance with Microsoft licensing requirements.   This upgrade: provides qualified University employee accounts with access to [Read More]

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]