Google will rename 'Team Drives' to 'Shared Drives'

June 3, 2019

Beginning on May 31st, 2019, Google is renaming ‘Team Drives’ to ‘Shared Drives’. This change will affect the web browser version of Team Drives as well as the iOS and Android mobile apps.

Don’t worry, all of the functionality will remain the same and your stored information will be untouched. It is only a name change.

Master LakerApps with Google’s Training Add-on

March 27, 2019

In an effort to improve the usability of their various applications, Google has introduced a new way to learn about Drive, Calendar, Gmail, and more right from your browser. The new browser add-on is simply called G Suite Training.

Google Suite training screen

Oswego Email Addresses Located in Hacked Information Dump

February 26, 2019

Campus Technology Services has learned that thousands of Oswego email addresses and passwords have been made public recently, as part of several massive information dumps from hacked websites.  It is important to note that passwords for SUNY Oswego services were NOT disclosed, but you may still need to take action.

3 Most Used Applications - Information for New Students

January 28, 2019

Here are the three main applications that will help you in your academic success.  


Used for class registrations, financial aid, paying your bill, grades, and more.

LakerPrint Online Across Campus

January 25, 2019

At the conclusion of the Fall 2018 semester, CTS started advertising the new student print system called LakerPrint.  It has been used in Penfield Library and Shineman (Beaker and Bunsen) over winter break, and is now available in all locations for the Spring 2019 semester.  
To use LakerPrint, please note the following:

Extended Hours for the CTS Help Desk

January 23, 2019

Since the semester is fast approaching, the Help Desk will be holding extended hours for the following days:

Saturday, 1/26: 12 pm – 4 pm
Sunday, 1/27: 12 pm – 7 pm

As of Monday, 1/28, the Help Desk will return to our normal semester hours of:

Monday - Thursday: 8 am – 7 pm
Friday: 8 am – 4:30 pm

LakerPrint Now Available in Penfield and Shineman

January 11, 2019

Near the end of the Fall 2018 semester, CTS started advertising the new student print system called LakerPrint.  It is now available in Penfield and Shineman for all to use.

For those that will be utilizing LakerPrint in Penfield and Shineman, please note the following:

Lakerprint stations in Shimeman Hall with poster and hanger containing documentation.

Get Ready for Winter Session Online

December 19, 2018

Classes officially start Monday, January 7th.  All classes will be offered in Blackboard.  Given 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.

College Moves Forward with Accessibility and Inclusion Initiatives

December 12, 2018

Over the past year, SUNY Oswego has moved forward on a number of initiatives to improve the college’s stance on digital accessibility and inclusion.  

Call for Faculty Computer Replacements

December 4, 2018

Once a year, a call goes out to academic departments to request replacement computers. This program is intended to replace a tenure track faculty member's primary machine. In addition, it will cover the primary machine of an academic departments' full time support staff, including secretarial staff. It is not intended to cover multiple machines, lab machines, student workstations, nor adjunct and visiting assistant professor machines.