New Sign-ON Page for SUNY Services

August 10, 2016

Effective August 10, the login page used to login to SUNY services such as time and attendance and finance and budgeting will receive a new look.  Previously the page looked like the following:

SUNY Oswego Enables Google's 2-Step Verification Feature

June 24, 2016

In order to improve the security of our SUNY Oswego email accounts, Campus Technology Services enabled Google’s 2-Step Verification feature on June 22nd.

Why are we turning this on?

Penfield Library Computer Lab Renovation, 5/31 - 6/14

May 25, 2016

The Penfield Library computer lab in room 100A will be under renovation starting May 31 and finishing by June 14.   During this time, the lab will be closed.  Penfield 24 hour room and Penfield Lobby computers will be available for use.  Laptops can also be signed out from the Circulation desk.

This is a photo of the current configuration of the computer lab:

MCC 207 Computer Lab Closed 4/13 for Upgrades

April 11, 2016

The general access lab in Marano Campus Center (MCC) room 207 will be closed Wednesday, April 13 from 8am-5pm while new computers are installed.  During this time, the computer lab in MCC room 206 (across the hall from 207) will be available for general access use.  Penfield Library will also be available.

Sign Up for a CTS Workshop Today

February 5, 2016

CTS will be offering technical workshops this spring covering a range of topics listed below. Workshops start next week and are freely available to faculty, staff and students.  More information and registration is available at:

https://www.oswego.edu/cts/workshop-registration

Topics:

--LakerApps Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Submission Forms

Winter Breakout Sessions Broadcast Live

January 20, 2016

Did you know that all Winter Breakout Sessions that the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) puts together are broadcast live over the web? That’s right - every session from January 11th-22nd is broadcast in real-time. You can even ask questions during the session.

Penfield Computer Lab Open 24 Hours

November 24, 2015

The Penfield Computer lab in 100A Penfield will be open 24 hours starting Sunday, November 29 at 10 am through Friday, December 11th at 4:30 pm.

Recent Phishing Attempt

November 13, 2015

A phishing email is a scam by which a person is tricked into giving their confidential information to a third party so they can use it for illicit purposes.

Blackboard Learn Faculty Tips – Force Completion & Display One Question at a Time

October 1, 2015

When creating a test one of the settings in the Test Availability section is Force Completion with the note, “Once started, this test must be completed in one sitting.” When selected the student loses the ability to re-enter the test should something cause them to lose their internet connection (such as an empty laptop battery or dropped internet connection). This typically has a negative impact on the student’s test grade.

Update: Campus Wifi Compatibility with Apple's new iOS

September 17, 2015

Yesterday, September 16, Apple released iOS 9, it’s newest operating system for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices.

On that day, CTS recommended not upgrading until the official release had been tested for compatibility with the campus wifi. At this point we have not found any issues or had any reported issues. We feel that is safe to move forward with upgrading to this iOS version.