Converting Into a Telepresence Studio/Classroom

Students learning virtually

With web-conferencing, online teaching, and working remotely being the new norm, many CLAS units are interested in adding to already existing conference room A/V equipment to adapt to the current remote collaboration environment we now encounter. In other instances, individual faculty members are looking to purchase technology to assist with remote teaching opportunities from home

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Ordering New Technology During COVID-19

Shipment Boxes

Currently, with the University of Florida being mostly shutdown for summer and with limited access to buildings, there have been some issues with delivery of orders. We at CLAS IT have been working through this time to still set up devices as they are received through the departments. The most common things currently are for

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IT Support In The Time Of Covid-19

Person using a laptop

We understand that the fall 2020 semester will present unique challenges, but computer support will not be one of them. However, there are some changes you should be aware of. Hours and Contact Information CLAS IT continues to operate on our regular schedule M-F, 8:00AM to 5:00PM. We prefer that individuals open support tickets through

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Connecting to Campus Wireless is Easier!

Prior to the start of the Fall 2019 semester, UFIT made a change to the campus wireless that will make it easier to get online. As part of the change, people will no longer need to install additional software on their mobile devices prior to connecting to the EDUROAM network. Although you no longer need

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Website Accessibility, Broken Links, and Quality Asssurance Reports from Siteimprove

What is Siteimprove? Siteimprove is a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform contracted by The University of Florida. Siteimprove scans the University of Florida’s web resources and creates useful metrics and reports that help identify areas of improvement. It scans web pages, documents, and media files and compiles reports that can be accessed via monthly

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The Dangers of Saving to the Desktop

Imagine one day you’re happily working a way on that perfectly-crafted letter or maybe a spreadsheet and you save it to your Desktop. Then the power flickers and goes out…

Why You Should Restart Your Computer

Your computer screen just froze, Outlook crashed, and you’re waiting on an important email! OH NO!

CLAS IT Deploys Windows 10 and Office 2016

We are pleased to announce the official rollout of Windows 10 and Office 2016 in our college. Initial deployments of Windows 10 will only be offered with new faculty and staff computers during the Spring semester.

UF Email: How to Save Important Messages

In order to ensure UF email continues to work quickly and efficiently, there are set retention periods on certain mail folders. These folders include the Inbox (including any subfolders), Sent Items, Deleted Items, and Junk E-mail folders.

What To Do After Changing Your UF Password

It’s that time. Daily emails of the exact same message. “You have 1 day left before your UF password expires.” You have to change your password for the umpteenth time while you’re at home trying to get some work done. By the time you’re in the office the next day, you’re locked out of everything.

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