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Tuesday, June 20, 2017


This message DOES NOT apply if your computer falls in any of these scenarios:

  • All Windows 7 computers
  • Windows or Mac computers in COEngineering or HRL

  • Macs in COAA, CCI, SUAR

Otherwise, please read the message below:

Tuesday, June 20, 2017


Before buying that software you need, see what's available–for free–to UNC Charlotte students, faculty and staff!

Students

Faculty and staff

 

Thursday, June 8, 2017
Monday, June 5, 2017


Several improvements are being made to the University’s computing network which will enhance performance, reliability and security for everyone. The improvements will take place during three scheduled outages in June & July. They will occur during non-business hours on various Fridays to minimize any inconvenience. If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at ext. 7-5500.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017


ITS is pushing an update to Windows computers next week. This is happening because the University’s Active Directory, the database which manages user accounts and groups, is being reorganized.

Action Required:

On your Division’s assigned date (see below), when you leave work close all of your open applications and logout...but leave your computer ON. Your computer is going to reboot at 10 p.m. which is why it’s important to close and save your work.

Thursday, May 18, 2017


On May 3, a worldwide phishing incident happened where people were invited to click a “shared” Google Drive document. Once people clicked the link, they were then asked to allow access to their account so they could access the Google Doc. It was a “bait & switch,” so to speak.

Friday, May 12, 2017


VeriCite is a plagiarism prevention system to identify unoriginal work submitted for assignments; it also acts as a powerful deterrent to stop plagiarism before it starts. Learn more about VeriCite from the Center for Teaching and Learning!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017


Before many of you leave to pursue summer travels or new projects, here’s some quick UNC Charlotte technology notes & reminders:

  • Moodle, Turnitin & Saba Meeting all retire May 15. In their place: Canvas, Vericite and WebEx.
     

Monday, May 1, 2017


Are you a new employee to UNC Charlotte? Or maybe you've been here a while and want to review what technology is available? See our new brief video!

...stay tuned for a "New Faculty" companion piece coming soon! 

 

Friday, April 28, 2017


Poll Everywhere is the University's new Student Response System, replacing the currently used Turnitin clickers. Using their own mobile device (cell phone, tablets, etc.) students can answer all types of questions posed by instructors, allowing more engaging class content–all without the need for clickers. Faculty and Teaching Assistants can use Poll Everywhere, for free, to design polling in their courses. See...