Archive for Jerry Nowell

Meal Plan and Account Balances

Meal plan and account balances are now viewable on your GUS account page. To access this information, you will first need to be signed in to the Gustavus website. Once that’s completed, click your portrait at the bottom of the left navigation menu. Find your name as it appears under the larger version of your […]

File Uploads Now Available in Qualtrics

If you have experience using Qualtrics to build forms or surveys, you already know how powerful this tool is. One feature that has been missing, however, was the ability to request documents or images. Starting today, Qualtrics will now offer a file upload option. You can simply select it from the list of question types […]

Device Registration Changes

Technology Services set out with the goal of making it easier for students, faculty, and staff to connect their devices to the Gustavus network. To that end, we have changed the way these devices are authorized, and you will no longer need to register your devices before they are allowed to join the Gustavus and […]

Get the Duo App for Easier Account Access

Your Gustavus account is already benefiting from the industry leading protection afforded by Duo two factor authentication, but for best results, Technology Services recommends that you take advantage of the Duo app for push notifications directly to your smartphone or watch. Push notifications that come via the Duo app are more secure than both phone […]

Zoom Feedback Requested

The pandemic has forced us all to adopt new tools and methodologies in order to remain successful in our work/academic endeavors. One of the most popular and useful new tools has been Zoom. Unfortunately, Zoom places a considerable burden on our already strained resources. Not only is it an expensive system, but it also takes […]

Better Zoom and Google Meet Security

There are a number of precautions you can take to ensure the privacy and security of your Zoom and Google Meet virtual meetings. Don’t publicize your Zoom or Google Meet links where others may view and access them. Disseminate your links securely through direct invitations, or by using documents and web pages that require authentication. […]

Pinnable Website Navigation

As promised, the website navigation is now pinnable on your desktop/laptop! This means you can open/expand the menu, click the pin icon near the top, and the menu will stay expanded throughout your visit (and any return visits when using the same browser or a shared profile). This is especially useful for those members of […]

Website Redesign Launch

The Gustavus website redesign will be launched in just a few short hours. It has taken a lot of work to get us to this point, and we appreciate all of your patience and understanding as our focus has increasingly been drawn toward this final push. Beyond our typical refresh of the basic look and feel […]

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 […]

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 […]