March 30, 2020, by UNH AT Staff
Zoombombing is a method in which anonymous participants can use Zoom’s screensharing and other features to interrupt and disrupt meetings and classes. Zoom has reported that Zoombombing has become a major concern since all schools have moved to an online format. This post will provide you with a list of recommendations to prevent Zoombombing from happening in one of your meetings.
All users should refer to our knowledge base article Zoom: Controlling Participants in your Meeting for Academic...
March 23, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
With all UNH classes going online for the spring semester, the demand for academic software support is on the rise. The Academic Technology Support Center (ATSC) is offering general and special software application support via Zoom to help ease the burden on faculty and students. The ATSC is also offering remote virus removal, too.
To access support Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm:
From your smartphone or tablet:
Open the Zoom app.
Sign-in using your UNH username and password.
Touch ‘Join’ from...
March 20, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
Because of the abrupt shift to working remotely and all learning online, UNH suspended the requirement for password changes until further notice. Please do not attempt to change your password while off-site.
If you have received an email telling you to change your password, you should ignore it. University-owned computers are connected with your accounts and changing the password while not on the university network can cause access issues. UNH will notify everyone before resuming a regular...
March 20, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
This FAQ addresses questions employees may have about technology resources, services, and equipment to enable the UNH workforce to work remotely. This page
will be updated with additional information as needed.
Are there IT requirements I must follow while working remotely?
Yes. Most requirements are common sense, but here are some of the parameters:
Use university-issued equipment when possible (e.g., university laptops)
The equipment must meet the following minimum UNH...
March 17, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
UNH IT moved next Tuesday's (3/24) Safe Electronic Equipment Disposal (SEED) pickup to Tuesday, April 14. The location is at the loading dock at 4 Leavitt Lane Durham, NH. More details are available at https://www.unh.edu/it/information-security-services/seed-electronics-disposal
March 13, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
Enterprise Collaboration and Messaging is offering two remote Microsoft Teams training sessions. These sessions are open to all UNH faculty and staff and will provide training, links to additional resources, and links to knowledgebase articles. Additionally, staff will be available to answer questions. The first hour of each session will be a training presentation, and the remaining time will be leveraged for a drop-in Q&A session.
Session One: Tuesday, March 17, 3pm – 5pm
March 4, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
Although the fiscal year doesn’t end until June, departments who need to purchase Windows computers should finalize and input orders into the Computer Purchasing system by Wednesday, March 18 to ensure delivery by the end of June.
Several factors could slow delivery and waiting too long to place orders will impact your ability to use FY20 funds. These factors include depletion of the supply chain for computer parts due to the COVID-19 coronavirus and the ongoing global shortage of Intel...
February 25, 2020, by Alicia Medros
Whenever you embed a video into my Courses through the text editor (in an assignment, discussion forum, quiz description…) the video is “wrapped” in a player. The same goes when you add it to your Media Gallery, PowerPoint presentation or website. Over time these players have evolved to better serve users and not all historical videos have been updated to use the more modern, accessible players.
To better support all users interacting with video at UNH many historical players will be...
February 5, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
This article is part four in our series on Five Ways You Help Keep the University Secure. This month, we discuss how to handle data with care.
Information security is everyone's responsibility, and understanding this concept is even more critical when it comes to protecting the University's information. Each of us needs to do our part to preserve the privacy of our community members' personal information. We also need to work to protect the confidentiality,...
January 22, 2020, by UNH IT Staff
UNH will be switching chat platforms this summer. Microsoft is discontining the use of Skype for Business and is replacing it with Microsoft Teams.
Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace in Office 365 that makes it easy to have conversations, share files and collaborate on documents, and get work done with teams across the organization. Microsoft Teams lets you work in a natural, conversational way — with everything you need in one place — available anytime, on any device.