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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 […]

Technology Announcements for Fall

The start of the academic year is upon us and Technology Services is here to help you. We’ll have Helpline staff available Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Friday. To ensure we can provide you with the best service in a clean and safe environment, […]

Supplemental Hardware Pick-Up and Training Dates

With a response rate of more than 80%, our final results from the Fall Technology Preferences survey indicate that each faculty member should receive their first choice of device. So if, for example, you requested a headset, you should expect that one has been set aside for you.  To ensure that you receive your requested […]