Zoom Recording and Authentication Updates to take place July 19

July 8, 2021

On July 19 at 8 a.m., Campus Technology Services (CTS) will be removing Zoom recordings from previous semesters and updating Zoom authentication to require SUNY Oswego credentials.


Using Zoom on your Mobile Device

July 7, 2021

Have you set up Zoom on your mobile device? The mobile app has many of the same features that it does on the desktop application.


Technology Tips When Returning to Work

July 1, 2021

As SUNY Oswego employees return to campus for office work, Campus Technology Services (CTS) wants to make your transition as seamless as possible. This article has some items for you to consider when turning on your office computer.

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Scheduled Downtime to Upgrade Services

July 1, 2021

On July 3, 2021 SUNY Oswego will be upgrading the main computer system for Student Information Services. The upgrade is scheduled from 7:00am - 1:00pm.

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Google's Transition Timeline for Classic Google Sites

May 28, 2021

Last year, Google Sites defaulted to its new site creation interface over the older “Classic” sites version. Google has provided the following timeline for the transition from Classic Sites to the new one.

Print Quota Changes for Students Starting Summer 2021

May 27, 2021

As part of the SUNY Oswego print initiative to reduce campus printing, student print quotas have been reduced from 400 to 200 sheets ($30 print dollars) per semester, effective May 24.

SUNY Initiative Targets Reduced Printing on Campus

May 6, 2021

A recent assessment of SUNY’s print landscape (print devices, print volume and type, and existing campus managed print contracts) revealed that SUNY prints more than 50 million pages a month, and possesses more than 40,000 devices, of which approximately 50% are personal or desktop printers. The analysis, conducted by an independent print consultant (Pharos), also determined that SUNY spends approximately $50M per year on printing with color printing accounting for more than 50% of the cost.

Google Maps No Longer Available with Oswego Google Accounts

April 22, 2021

Per a new policy, Google is no longer offering its Map application on Education accounts for no charge. This change means you will no longer be able to use Google Maps while your Oswego account is logged into your browser as the primary account.

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Preparing Employee Computers for Compatibility with the Apple Big Sur Operating System

April 22, 2021

Since the release of the Big Sur (version 11) operating system, Campus Technology Services (CTS) has been assessing its compatibility with campus services. In some cases, vendors have had to release new versions of their software to address incompatibility with Big Sur. This includes the Cylance antivirus software installed on Macintosh-based employee computers.

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Campus Server Hosting Personal Websites to be Decommissioned June 1

April 21, 2021

Campus Technology Services (CTS) will be decommissioning the “Rocky” server on June 1 at 7 a.m. Its primary service of hosting personal websites has seen less usage as more modern, alternative technologies have become available.