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Some Voice Features Unavailable After Dec. 31, 2020

Some UofSC voice mail features that are currently supported by Flash will not be available after this calendar year.

Adobe Connect and Presenter to be Discontinued at UofSC

Adobe Connect and Adobe Presenter will be discontinued at UofSC at the end of the Fall 2020 semester.

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our nation.

UofSC Alumni Email Account Retirement

Per university procedures, email accounts are deactivated one year after an undergraduate student takes their last class, or two years after a graduate student takes their last class.

Technology Support at UofSC

Whether learning on campus or remotely, students have access to numerous free IT resources and support options.

Take Advantage of these Office 365 Apps!

Office 365 includes several applications that are beneficial to students and their coursework.

Welcome Back to Campus!

Take note of these exciting technology changes.

Technology Improvements in Classrooms Across Columbia Campus

Nearly 500 classrooms received upgraded technology equipment over the summer.

Technology Tips for New Faculty Members

Here are some tips and resources for new faculty members.

Carolina Tech Zone Moving to Byrnes Building

Beginning August 10, the Carolina Tech Zone (CTZ) will be located in the Byrnes building.

New Way to Connect to WiFi on Columbia Campus

On Sunday, July 26, eduroam will become the primary way students, faculty and staff connect their laptops, phones and other devices to wireless.

Unified Service Desk Partnership

Several IT units across UofSC now use Service Now, the IT ticketing and service request system used by the Division of Information Technology.

Classrooms Across Columbia Campus to Receive AV Upgrades

Classrooms will receive AV upgrades over the summer to prepare for the Fall semester.

Research Computing Team Awarded Two ASPIRE II Grants

The Research Computing team was awarded the two grants for their supporting work on collaborative Science Gateway and Artificial Intelligence (AI) projects.

IT Resources for New Students

The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) offers technology support and assistance during your years as a UofSC student.

Improvements to Wi-Fi on Columbia Campus

A major upgrade to the wireless networks will take place over the summer.

Courses in Blackboard to be Sorted by Semester

Beginning Tuesday, May 12, students and faculty will begin seeing courses in Blackboard grouped by semester.

Mainframe Retired After 40 Years

The mainframe computer was used for administrative, academic, research and personal computing by the university for 40 years.

Security Measures for Zoom

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is the platform the university encourages instructors to use for online course meetings. If you choose to use Zoom, please follow these guidelines.

vip.sc.edu Retiring

In conjunction with the mainframe decommission project, vip.sc.edu will no longer be available beginning March 31, 2020.

Free and Discounted Internet Services

There are several inexpensive internet plans, income-based programs, and low-income family plans help reduce the cost of staying connected.

24/7 Blackboard Support for Instructors and Students

Any instructor or student can receive assistance with Blackboard 24 hours a day, seven days a week during the remote learning environment that is in effect until the end of the Spring 2020 semester.

How to Sanitize Your Devices

Here are some tips on how to properly sanitize your electronic devices.

Online Meeting Resources

Here are the online meeting resources supported by the university that can help in remote working environments.

Take a Tour of the Service Portal

Have you seen the new Service Portal changes yet? The Service Portal has been updated with some new features that will improve the way students, faculty and staff interact with the Service Desk.

 

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