Tech Tip: SUNY Oswego Email Official Means of Communication

February 19, 2014

This would be a great time to remind everyone that campus email is an official mechanism of communication for the College - http://www.oswego.edu/cts/policies/email.html. Students will receive important information via email, including information on registration, class cancellations, library notices, and scholarship information.

February Letter from the CTO

February 10, 2014

Welcome back to the Spring semester. As we are only in early February, "Spring" semester seems to be a misnomer, but I am sure that warmer weather is not far away.

Winter break allowed CTS to accomplish quite a few items to prepare for the start of school. Here are a few highlights:

TIP Grant Awards

February 10, 2014

The 2013-14 Technology Initiative Project (TIP) awards were ratified at the Friday, December 6 Campus Technology Advisory Board meeting. A total of $65,000 was available to be awarded and the selection committee received ten (10) requests totaling $155,000.

CTS Spring Workshops Available for Registration

February 7, 2014

CTS will be offering technical workshops 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 from:

http://www.oswego.edu/cts/training/ws_registration.html

Service Disruption - 2/9, 7-10am

February 4, 2014

Campus Technology Services will be applying system updates and performing routine maintenance to our campus servers on Sunday, February 9, 2014. This work will begin at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to be completed by 10:00 a.m.

The following services will be unavailable during this maintenance period:

TechTip - Campus Wifi Setup

February 4, 2014

Setting up your tablet, smart phone, or other wireless device on the campus network requires a quick, one-time configuration.  You can find all the how-to details on CTS’ Wireless Network page:http://www.oswego.edu/cts/wireless.html

CTS Labs and Help Desk closing at 4:30pm, 1/27

January 27, 2014

All CTS computer labs in Penfield, Mahar 210 and Campus Center 207 as well as the CTS Help Desk will be closing at 4:30pm, 1/27 due to the severe weather conditions.

Safe travels to all who will be on the roads!

CTS Help Desk Extended Hours

January 24, 2014

The Help Desk will be open extended hours through the weekend. Our hours will be:

Friday, January 24th: 8am - 7pm
Saturday, January 25th: 12(noon) - 4pm
Sunday, January 26th: 12(noon) - 7pm

If you are experiencing any technical issues, please take advantage of the extended hours. We look forward to assisting you!

Final Reminder: lynda.com replacing Skillport

January 21, 2014

CTS would like to give one last final reminder regarding lynda.com replacing the Skillport e-learning system.  The last day of the Skillport contract is 1/21.  CTS will be taking down the Skillport login pages, available from the CTS Training site, by 1/24.

You may access the lynda.com offerings from www.oswego.edu/lynda.

Server Storage Problem

January 20, 2014

One of the CTS server storage arrays had an issue over the weekend.  We have the issue mostly resolved but if faculty or staff have issues connecting to shared network 'Z' drives (not Google Drive), please try rebooting your computer first.  If you continue to experience problems, please contact the Help Desk at 315.312.3456.