OIT News

Maintenance Window: Saturday, October 11th; 7:00 - 7:00pm Summary: EITS will be performing a mandatory network edge upgrade on the Psychology building to install new equipment with greater capacity. This will affect all networking connectivity within the building. A follow-up notice will be sent out to indicate when services and network connectivity have been restored.
With the start classes, many faculty and students in Franklin College of Arts and Sciences returned to find a number of classroom renovation and upgrade projects completed. Funded by the FY14 Student Technology Fee, these upgrades provided significant improvements to eleven classrooms and minor improvements to twenty-six classrooms across the college.
With the start of the new semester, there are a number of opportunities for Franklin College faculty, staff, and TAs to get help with course setup in eLC.  Both Franklin OIT and CTL have a number of support options available designed to accommodate your individual or group's needs!
Affordable Learning Georgia (ALG) has issued a call for proposals for their Textbook Transformation Grants. Affordable Learning Georgia is a USG initiative designed to promote student success by providing affordable textbook alternatives. In partnership with California State University-MERLOT, they are a one-stop service helping USG faculty and staff identify lower-cost, electronic, free, and open-source educational resources (OER), building on the resources provided by GALILEO and the USG Libraries.
UGA students may now download and install Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for free on up to five personal devices including computers, tablets, or phones running either Windows or Apple operating systems. Office 365 ProPlus includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more! This new service is available through Microsoft’s Student Advantage Program, which is part of the university’s license with Microsoft for email and calendar service.