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Blackboard Introduces New Mobile App

There were previously two Blackboard apps: one for instructors and one for students. The apps have been consolidated.

Tech Resources for New Instructors

Are you a new instructor at UofSC? We compiled our most frequently asked questions from new instructors and some handy tips.

Price Increase for UofSC Students Who Use MATLAB Software

The MATLAB software will no longer be free for students. A $75 annual charge will be accessed.

Emergency Communication Software to be Installed on Aug. 11, 2022

Employees will be alerted via a message on their desktop when a Carolina Alert is issued.

New IT Security Features Introduced the Week of June 13, 2022

The new security features will further protect the UofSC Community from malicious email messages or attachments that could compromise accounts and university assets

Blackboard Collaborate Acquired by Class Technologies, Inc.

There are not anticipated changes to the availability and use of the Blackboard Collaborate virtual classroom tool at this time.

WiFi Security Certificates Upgraded on May 17, 2022

Users of campus WiFi will be required to accept the new certificate

Tableau Day Scheduled for March 24, 2022

Join Tableau users from across the University of South Carolina in order to enhance your Tableau skills and to see how Tableau is being leveraged by colleagues across the campus.

IT Security Team Closely Monitoring Circumstances in Ukraine

The University Information Security Office is on heightened alert as a result of the invasion of Ukraine.

Blackboard Courses Will Not Be Deleted

Some faculty received an inaccurate email from Blackboard earlier today. Please read this article for clarification.

Carolina Tech Zone Temporarily Closed

The CTZ will reopen on Tuesday, January 17, 2022.

Matt Warthen Receives 2021 CIO Award of Excellence

Production Manager Matt Warthen was honored for his work ethic, innovation, and hard work.

Maintenance Scheduled for CarolinaAnalytics and CarolinaDataWorks

Maintenance will result in reduced services from Dec. 10 to Jan. 2.

Microsoft Power BI and Teams Dial-In Now Available to UofSC at No Cost

UofSC users now have free access to Microsoft's visualization tool and a dial-in phone number option for Teams meetings.

Units Can Subscribe to Stream2

The university will offer a new streaming TV service to academic and administrative units, beginning Oct. 1, 2021. The service is not available to students at this time.

Gamecock Cable to be Discontinued on Oct. 1, 2021

Due to a steady decline in usage, effective October 1, 2021, UofSC Columbia will no longer offer Gamecock Cable. A subscription-based streaming service will be offered to administrative and academic units.

Welcome Back, Faculty!

Please visit this webpage for information on services provided to faculty by the Division of Information Technology.

Don't Take the Bait - Identify and Report Phishing Emails

Learn how to recognize scams that try to gain access to your personal information and how to report them to the University Information Security Office.

Tableau Day Scheduled for Aug. 12, 2021

Tableau users from UofSC are invited to attend the first Tableau Day on Thursday, August 12, 2021. Tableau is a secure, flexible, and powerful end-to-end data analytics platform used by universities, industries, and nonprofit organizations across the globe.

Gamecock Cable Outage on Thursday, July 29

Gamecock Cable will not be available on Thursday, July 29, 2021, due to routine maintenance.

Computers Across Campus to be Updated to Newest Version of Windows 10

In the coming weeks, all university-owned computers that are covered by a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with the Division of Information Technology will be updated to the new version of Windows 10.

New options for Sharing Preferred Names and Personal Pronouns

Don't Fall for Scam That Impersonates the IRS

The Internal Revenue Service warns college students and employees about an IRS-impersonation scam that targets ".edu" email addresses.

Q&A with Associate Professor Dr. Dezhi Wu

We are wrapping up our celebration of Women's History Month with a spotlight on Dr. Dezhi Wu from the College of Engineering and Computing.

Q&A with DoIT Strategic Services Program Manager Laurel Eddins

To continue our celebration of Women's History Month, we sat down with Strategic Services Program Manager Laurel Eddins to talk about her experience as a woman working in IT.

 

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