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UNCG G Suite users can now enable the Zoom for GSuite Add-on, available in the G Suite Marketplace.  The Add-on allows a Zoom Meeting to be created in Gmail and Google Calendar. In Gmail, a user can launch their personal Zoom Meeting room. In Calendar, a user can add a Zoom meeting to an event. [Read More]

On March 16, 2020, UNCG added Zoom to its list of available videoconferencing options that also include Webex and Google Meet. This was done in response to multiple requests from academic and administrative areas of the University as UNCG prepared to rapidly move to remote instruction and remote work. This rapid onboarding process for Zoom [Read More]

Zoombombing is a new form of internet trolling in which a hacker uses Zoom’s screen-sharing feature to disrupt meetings and classes. UNCG’s Zoom environment has default settings in place to protect against Zoombombing, but users can take other preventative steps as well. See Zoombombing: Best Practices for Prevention for more information and tips on how [Read More]

As of March 16, Zoom is available alongside UNCG’s other videoconferencing options, Webex and Google Meet. All UNCG faculty, staff, and students are eligible for accounts. UNCG Information Technology Services (ITS) added this service to meet the rising demand for videoconferencing solutions in light of COVID-19-related remote-instruction mandates. Accessing Zoom UNCG users should follow the [Read More]