Now that DUO two-factor authentication is required for faculty and staff email accounts, it is important that you have the most recent authentication system set up on your phone. If
Category: Tech Tip
How long will my courses remain in BlackBoard Learn?
UA’s retention policy allows courses to remain in the system for only two years following the semester in which they were taught. (Example: Spring 2020 course will be removed from
Why are my students not getting my emails?
Some students might not be seeing emails because they didn’t notice the shift from Google to Microsoft O365. To ensure that all of our students are receiving messages, please remind
Am I allowed to have paid sponsorship on my UA website?
No. The University of Alabama does not allow outside commercial advertising on our websites since doing so does not follow our mission as a nonprofit educational organization. Occasionally, you may
Do I really need to update the operating system on my devices?
Many updates for mobile devices include security patches, as well as performance improvements, which is why it is important to keep your phones and tablets up to date with the
What changes are happening to Eduroam?
For those of you who use UA wireless, you know that you are connecting to Eduroam. But did you know that your Eduroam connection also allows you to access wireless
How Do I Stay Cyber Aware?
Throughout the pandemic, we have seen countless attempts to steal electronic information. This past year alone, OIT identified 395 phishing attempts that came through our email system to a combined
Captioning Through Zoom
Zoom now allows for live captioning during events! Once enabled, viewers can choose whether they want to view the captions as they are running and whether they would like to
What is happening to Crimson email?
As of May 2021, UA student email will be moved from Google to Microsoft. This will allow UA to enhance email security (block phishing emails, etc.), provide a comprehensive directory,
How Do I Create a Poll on Zoom?
Creating polls in Zoom is easy. To get started, open the meeting in which you want to administer a poll. At the bottom of the meeting screen, click on Polls.