Technology Services

Get the most out of your Gustavus Zoom Account!

Technology Services would like to remind you to sign into your Gustavus Zoom account prior to attending virtual classes and meetings. The College has partnered with Zoom to give you access to a variety of features that you may not have with another account. It also affords easier access to virtual events as it often […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Passwords

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Technology Services will be sharing some important safety tips to help keep you safe online.  The first in our series involves passwords.  Below are some key points to remember about passwords. Use Two-factor or Multi-factor authentication.  This prevents 99.9% of attacks on your account. Do not share your passwords […]

Google Meet New Features — FINALLY!! ((Crowd goes wild))

Google Meet recently launched 7 FABULOUS new feature to Google Meet! These new features are being rolled out by Google in a staggered format so it may can take up to 2 weeks for these features to show up, but they are certainly worth the wait! Digital Whiteboard with Jamboard – host can open a […]

Avoid macOS Big Sur Upgrade

Technology Services is strongly recommending that Gustavus Mac users avoid installing the upcoming Mac operating system release, macOS 11 (Big Sur).  The exact timing for this release is currently unknown, but it is expected to be available in the coming weeks. We already know that this new version will initially be incompatible with our cloud […]

Zoom Cloud Recording

Our campus-wide Zoom license comes with a finite amount of cloud recording space. You may be using this space to record lectures, meetings, and other virtual events for later sharing and viewing. Our plan is for the currently allocated cloud recording space to carry us through the semester, but longer term, we will need to […]

Return to Campus Updates

Technology Services is here to help answer your questions and provide you with support while you return to life on campus. It’s great to have you back! Technology Services will be open limited hours during the upcoming move-in weekend.  Move In Weekend Technology Helpline Hours Friday, September 25th 8 am – 4:45 pm Saturday, September […]

Trash Deletion Update for Google Drive

Starting October 13, 2020, Google will begin permanently deleting items that have been in your “My Drive” trash for more than 30 days. If you have items currently in the “My Drive” trash, the 30 day countdown will begin on the aforementioned date. The relevant portion of this announcement can be found below: We are […]

Outdoor WiFi Upgrades Expand Campus Coverage

Part of the summer was used to improve wireless access in the College’s outdoor spaces. The areas from Three Flags to Eckman Mall and Sesquicentennial Plaza, as well as the open spaces surrounding the newly expanded Nobel Hall, extending to the area northwest of Pittman Hall and the Melva Lind Interpretive Center, should see noticeable […]

Week in Review

New Version of Zoom Client Faculty and Staff can go to their Managed Software Center (Mac) or Software Center (PC) and download the latest version of Zoom. Students can go to https://hellogustavus.zoom.us/  and click Download Client at the bottom of the page. The current version is 5.2.2. Here is what is new: Multi-pin and Multi-spotlight: […]

iProjection Updates

Some necessary College-wide changes to the wireless network have altered the process for connecting to projectors with iProjection in campus classrooms.   Users will need to use a manual connection method. After initial setup, you will be able to save the profile for future use. To manually connect and save a profile: Turn on the projector […]


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