Technology Services

Zoom GSuite Reauthorization

On Sunday, April 25, Zoom will be enabling the new Zoom Phone capability for the Zoom GSuite add-on. This systemwide activation will necessitate that Zoom users reauthorize the GSuite add-on, and you will be prompted to take this action the next time you use Google Calendar to schedule a Zoom meeting. This reauthorization allows Zoom […]

Pre-assign Breakout Rooms in Google Meet!

Google Meet is has been making many wonderful updates this past year but this one may be one of my favorites! You can now pre-assign breakout rooms in your google meet and it is pretty simple! **This can only be done using your Gustavus Google Calendar*** Set up the pre-assigned breakout rooms Either create a […]

Campus Network Tips and Troubleshooting

Gustavus Technology Services (GTS) is committed to providing and supporting a robust, reliable, and secure network for the Gustavus community to be able to learn, teach, and work effectively.  The purpose of this message is to inform the campus community about the College’s network options and provide some helpful information to allow you to take […]

Google Meets Access Issues

We’ve had reports from a handful of users that some Google Meets are suddenly requiring the meeting organizer to grant access to other participants. While we are not entirely sure why some meetings have been affected this way, we do believe it is the result of the “Quick Access” feature being turned off for that […]

ZOOM Live Transcriptions!!

Can you say, “It’s about time??” Yes, the news is indeed VERY exciting!! You can now have Zoom transcribe what you say into text right in the Zoom Window! ((APPLAUSE)) So, what do you need to do to make this work? Not much, but here are the steps: Open your Zoom Meeting Click Live Transcript […]

Spring Technology Help

Spring semester has arrived and Technology Services is here to help you get off to a great start. We have staff available to assist you from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.*, Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Friday. During the lay low period (and beyond) we strongly recommend you first try […]

Updated Website Search Results

Recently, Technology Services updated the search feature on the Gustavus website. Search results will now, by default, be prioritized with more recent results displayed at the top. An “advanced settings” option has also been added to allow users to further refine search results by selecting start and/or end dates. It is hoped that these changes […]

Training Opportunities from GTS

It’s a new year and with that comes new opportunities! Come learn more about the tools that make working and teaching in a hybrid situation a success!! GTS will be offering virtual sessions on Google Meet, Zoom, and Moodle in the month of January. I hope to you “see” you all soon — Good luck […]

Adobe Flash End of Life

Adobe announced that as of December 31, 2020, Adobe Flash should be considered to have reached its end of life. This means Adobe Flash will no longer receive security updates or patches from its parent company. Due to the high security risks associated with the continued use of this application, Adobe Flash will no longer […]

Zoom Recordings and Support

As a reminder, starting Wednesday, December 16, Zoom recordings will be subject to a 60-day deletion timer. Video recordings more than 60 days old will automatically be removed, while more recent videos will be displayed with a countdown that indicates when they will be deleted. Videos that have been removed can be retrieved for 30 […]


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