‘Web Services’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Website Redesign Listening Sessions

Technology Services and the office of Marketing and Communication will be hosting a pair of listening sessions regarding the upcoming Gustavus website redesign process. You are invited to join for as long as you desire to share feedback, ask questions, or just listen. The sessions will be held on the following dates/times. Make sure you […]

About the Website Redesign

Technology Services has begun working with the Marketing and Communication team to refresh the College’s website with a goal of relaunching in spring/summer 2021. While we have been through this process many times before, it is always one fraught with anxiety as we scramble to gather and process input from the community before, ultimately, translating […]

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 […]

Technology Helpline Hours for Thanksgiving Break

The Technology Helpline will be open the following hours during Thanksgiving Week: Tuesday, November 26th: 8am – 6pm (Regular Hours) Wednesday, November 27th: 8am – 4:45pm Thursday, November 28th: CLOSED Friday, November 29th: CLOSED Saturday, November 30th: CLOSED Sunday, December 1st: CLOSED Monday, December 2nd: 8am – 6pm (Regular Hours)

Chegg Data Breach

The popular textbook rental service Chegg experienced a data breach in April 2018 that exposed personal information for 40 million subscribers. The data included email addresses, names, and inadequately encrypted passwords. If you have a Chegg account and your password is one that you’ve used at other sites/services, we recommend you update your password on […]

Technology Helpline Spring Break Hours

The Technology Helpline is open the following hours during Spring Break (2019): Friday, March 29th: 8:00am-4:45pm Saturday, March 30th: CLOSED Sunday, March 31st: CLOSED Monday, April 1st – Friday, April 5th: 8:00am-4:45pm Saturday, April 6th: CLOSED Sunday, April 7th: CLOSED Monday, April 8th: 8:00am-11:00pm

Technology Helpline Hours during Thanksgiving Week

The Technology Helpline will be open the following hours during Thanksgiving Week: Tuesday, November 20th: 8am – 11pm (Regular Hours) Wednesday, November 21st: 8am – 4:45pm Thursday, November 22nd: CLOSED Friday, November 23rd: CLOSED Saturday, November 24th: CLOSED Sunday, November 25th: CLOSED Monday, November 26th: 8am – 11pm (Regular Hours)