Sign Up for the 10-day Accessibility Challenge

January 6, 2021

A new year is here and as we look forward to the upcoming semester, it’s the perfect time to begin exploring accessibility! This year, the SUNY Oswego campus is coming together for a 10-day Accessibility Challenge, and we are hoping YOU will be part of it!

Pause upgrading to Mac OS Big Sur

December 23, 2020

In early November, Campus Technology Services discouraged upgrading to Big Sur, Apple’s latest operating system, until testing had been completed. At this point, we continue to discourage upgrading due to incompatibilities with campus software.

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Adobe Flash Player Retirement

December 23, 2020

Adobe has decided to end the development of Flash Player due to other, more popular and secure technologies taking its place. Because of this, Adobe will no longer be supporting Flash Player after Dec. 31, 2020 and is encouraging anyone still using the player to uninstall it. For security reasons, Adobe will block Flash Player content from playing beginning Jan. 12, 2021.

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Permissions in Panopto Explained

December 15, 2020

We frequently get questions from instructors on campus about viewing permissions of content they have uploaded to Panopto for their courses.

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New Zoom Security Feature is Now Available

December 15, 2020

SUNY Oswego’s instance of Zoom now has a feature that can be enabled to allow only authenticated SUNY Oswego attendees into meetings. This is a security feature that can be used in addition to the other features to deter Zoom bombers. It is available now for you to use.  

Online Winter Session Starts Today

December 14, 2020

Today is the start of our winter session. All classes will be offered online, with most using BlackboardGiven the short timeframe in which to complete class work, we understand the importance of being able to access Blackboard in a timely manner. Below are some tips we have put together that may assist you in resolving some common issues.


Changes with Inclusive Access Blackboard Setup and Support

December 9, 2020

The Inclusive Access (IA) program allows faculty an easy way to set up classroom materials for students while also providing first-day access to content at an affordable price. 


Tips on Accessing Campus Software and Computer Labs Remotely

October 22, 2020

Remotely Accessing Campus Software

Need access to a piece of software that is available only in the computer labs?

You can access specialized software using “virtual applications.” These applications are stored on a Citrix server. From your own PC, Mac, Chromebook, or even an iPad, you can run the application you need using the Chrome web browser.

Learn how to not get caught in the Dark Web as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 5, 2020

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM).

Check out the Virtual Cybersecurity Scavenger Hunt for a Chance to Win an Amazon Gift Card

October 5, 2020

As part of National CyberSecurity Awareness Month. try your hand at solving the clues, and learn something you didn’t know about how to keep your personal data and identity out of the Dark Web. There will be two tiers of clues, and the second tier is a bit more challenging. After finding the answers to the clues, you will submit your answers for chances to win prizes.