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IT Purchase Compliance includes Purple data

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) Security and Compliance requires that any IT purchase that involves Purple or ultra-sensitive data,...

Share work availability with new Google Calendar features

Google has made it easier to share your work availability with two new Calendar updates: split working hours and recurring...

Artificial Intelligence: A blessing and a curse

As technology continues to grow and morph, artificial intelligence (AI) evolves right along with it — sometimes at a much...

Maintenance to impact IT services April 10-11

Update: This article initially encouraged campus users to log in to the MyPack Portal to download their 2020 Form W-2...

Google Meet to offer preset breakout rooms, student recordings 

In just a few days, NC State Google Workspace users will have the ability to set up Google Meet breakout...

NC State completes 2FA enrollment project

On Feb. 17, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) enforced the last student cohorts to enroll into the university’s mandatory...

Spring forward your IT goals 

This spring, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) is offering a number of live and on-demand workshops that can help...

Take the Web Accessibility Challenge

The NC State IT Accessibility Office is sponsoring its annual Web Accessibility Challenge in celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day...

Submit IT Purchase Compliance requests

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) reminds campus purchasers to submit IT Purchase Compliance requests as soon as possible.  OIT’s...

Drive File Stream is now Google Drive for desktop

Drive File Stream is now called Google Drive for desktop. Google will be slowly rolling out this name change and...

Meet with custom backgrounds

Whether it’s an image of your remote office space or your favorite campus locale, you can now add it as...

Update U2F security key for Duo authentication

Effective Feb. 1, when you log into Duo Security at NC State with a U2F security key, you will see...

Google Meet mutes web notification content

When you share a Google Meet screen, are you constantly inundated with browser pop-ups for incoming email, chat or meeting...

OIT to change 2FA enrollment policy for new hires

Beginning Monday, March 1, NC State will require new hires to enroll in its two-factor authentication (2FA) solutions — Duo...

Google Groups renewals begin in March

The Google Service Team will email annual renewal notices to all Google Group administrative and technical contacts listed in Web...

Accessibility in the Classroom begins March 8

The NC State IT Accessibility Office invites University of North Carolina (UNC) System employees to participate in “Accessibility in the...

Google Service Team continues to make email infrastructure enhancements

The Google Service Team (GST) continues to make steady progress to increase the reliability and deliverability of campus email. DKIM...

Location changes in Google Calendar Events

Later this month, Google will stop populating the “Location” field in Calendar events with rooms and resources.  This change will...

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