Learn more about your U of G collaboration toolkit!

Did you know that U of G students, staff, and faculty all have access to some great collaboration tools? These tools are provided at no cost to the U of G community and can help simplify your many collaboration needs.

These tools include:

  • Cisco Webex – an online video conferencing tool that is integrated with Outlook
  • Microsoft Teams – a group collaboration tools that includes a group chat, group file sharing, real-time shared editing of Microsoft documents, and video and voice calling.

Where to find out more:

Headline: Is your information reaching everyone? Regular text: Accessible digital design means improved usability for all! Get help with web content, PDFs/Word documents, presentation slides/PowerPoint decks, videos, audio.

Digital Accessibility Resource Centre

Until now, finding accessibility support on campus when you need it has been challenging. The Digital Accessibility Resource Centre (DARC) intends to fill this gap by providing reliable accessibility help when creating the following types of digital content:

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Now Hiring Student Cyber Security Ambassadors

Do technology and cyber security spark your interest? Do you possess strong communication skills? Are you looking for a great on-campus opportunity? If so, join CCS on our journey to raise cyber security awareness among students on campus. 


The Digital Accessibility Resource Centre (DARC) is Now Open!

The University of Guelph is excited to announce the opening of our Digital Accessibility Resource Centre (DARC), made up of accessibility experts who provide campus support for digital content creation. Ensuring digital content is accessible for everyone is another way U of G aims to Improve Life on campus. 

Free U of G Access to Gartner Research Portal

CSS is excited to announce that access to the Gartner Core Research Portal - previously available only to campus IT professionals - is now expanding to U of G staff, faculty, and students. Gartner has been an excellent campus resource for many years resulting in more evidence-based and business-focused decisions. Access to Gartner is available via the U of G Gartner Portal using U of G central login credentials. 

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Important Changes to Auto-Save in Office 365

Microsoft has announced important changes to the AutoSave functionality in Office 365, and we wanted to share this news as it may affect how you interact with documents. 

U of G Appoints New CIO

Dave Whittle has been named the new associate vice-president (AVP) and chief information officer (CIO) at the University of Guelph. Whittle will oversee and is accountable for information technology (IT) across campus, with a keen focus on innovation, efficiency, service culture, and student success.

We are changing to serve you better!

The CCS IT Help Center processes tens of thousands of support requests annually. CCS uses a service desk application called "BMC FootPrints" to help manage and track these support requests and to communicate with clients using email notifications. On Saturday August 25, 2018 we will be performing maintenance on FootPrints. The changes being implemented will improve our internal workflow and, more importantly for our clients, new formatting will improve the consistency and clarity of the email notifications that we send to our clients as we work on their service requests.

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