Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Starting today, February 9, all NEW campus computers will have Windows 10 and Office 2016 installed instead of Windows 7 and Office 2013. This is being done to keep faculty and staff computers up-to-date with Windows most current technology.

Please see key updates about both below:

I. WINDOWS 10 INFORMATION (Note: Windows 10 includes Office 2016.)

Friday, February 5, 2016

Faculty and staff access to Dropbox for Education has arrived, earlier than the expected Feb. 15 date! Noted in last week’s campus announcement, Dropbox offers you free, secure, unlimited file storage with access anywhere, anytime.

Set Up Instructions

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Starting February 15, all faculty and staff will have access to Dropbox for Education.The University recently purchased this service which provides free, secure, unlimited file storage. Additionally, its cloud-based nature will allow file access anywhere, anytime–you can open a saved spreadsheet while meeting in the conference room or access your presentation when out of town. Less reliance on...

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Monday, December 21, 2015

The Exchange server that housed UNC Charlotte's old Outlook Email and Calendar system will retire tomorrow, Dec. 22, at 9:00 a.m.

If you use Outlook IMAP client to access your current Gmail account, it will still work. However, you may have connection errors if the old UNC Charlotte Exchange account is still showing in your desktop or mobile settings. To remove it, please see these two FAQs: Desktop...

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Three announcements for students:

  1. Wi-Fi access using Eduroam and Niner Wifi-Secure:

Monday, December 14, 2015

In addition to the Wi-Fi upgrades being implemented around campus, please note two other Wi-Fi updates for an improved experience:

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Campus will notice improved Wi-Fi connectivity as a result of the University’s new wireless vendor, Aruba Networks, and the company’s new “Wave 2” access point technology.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Dear Colleagues,

Access to old Outlook email and calendars will officially end December 22 at 9:00 a.m. when the Exchange server (which stores these emails) is shut down. Since intermittent problems with the system continue, we strongly encourage everyone to only use their University Gmail account.

Also, will automatically redirect to and the Outlook Web App (OWA) in Please note:

Monday, November 2, 2015

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