IT is excited to announce the upgrade of GC Collaborate. Currently it is built in SharePoint 2016 and will be upgraded to SharePoint 2019 on March 30, 2019. GC Collaborate will be unavailable starting at 5pm on Friday March 29, 2019. Please be aware that your sites will be inaccessible until 8am on Monday, April 1, 2019.
Not only is this upgrade in alignment with our commitment to continuously provide more up-to-do date technologies, but it also comes furnished with the following new features:
-Modern lists and libraries
-Up-to-date team and communication sites
-Increased file path limit of 400 characters
The use of special characters (# “ % * : < > ? /) in folder namesIf you need assistance or are interested in getting your department started using GC Collaborate, we encourage you to contact IT Services.
Attention GC Faculty & Staff including Research Foundation Staff- please take note of this important announcement regarding GC Drive Decommission on May 24, 2019.
Great News! CUNY recently launched “Microsoft Office 365 for Education for Faculty and Staff,” which offers various business collaboration tools such as OneDrive for Business (OneDrive-CUNY). OneDrive for Business is the faculty and staff online storage space in the cloud. You can use it to store your personal files across multiple devices, share your files with colleagues and students, and edit documents together in real time.
OneDrive for Business major benefits include the ability to drag and drop folders (users no longer need to re-create folders), share files with colleagues outside the GC domain, and synchronize files to your desktop through the OneDrive App. In addition, it offers 1 TB of storage per user. In favor of this CUNY cloud-based implementation, GC Drive will be retired on May 24, 2019.
Please refer to these instructions on how to set up the OneDrive App and move your files from GC Drive to OneDrive-CUNY on Macs and Windows PCs. Also, ensure that any GC Drive files you wish to retain have been relocated to your OneDrive-CUNY prior to May 24, 2019.
New users: if you never used GC Drive, please refer to these instructions to get started with Office 365 OneDrive-CUNY on Macs and Windows PCs.
For more information on how to use OneDrive for Business, please refer to CUNY O365 FAQs page and the Microsoft OneDrive help center.
Remember, effective May 25, 2019, your GC Drive will no longer be accessible. If you need assistance, please contact IT Services.
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A notice was just received from CUNY CIS confirming that the FBI has identified successful spearphishing campaigns directed at college and university students, especially during periods when financial aid funds are disbursed in large volumes. In general, the spearphishing emails request students’ login credentials for the University’s internal intranet. The cyber criminals then capture students’ login credentials, and after gaining access, change the students’ direct deposit destination to bank accounts within the threat actor’s control.
If you believe you are a victim of an online scam or malware campaign, please report it to IT Services and consider the following actions:
- Advise your financial institution immediately of any account information that may have been compromised.
- Watch for unexplained charges to your account
- Immediately change any passwords that you might have revealed.
- If you used the same password for multiple websites make sure to change it for each account, and do not use that same password in the future
Memorandum for New Minimum Salary Increases for Select Full Time Classified Titles Read more
Minimum Salaries Increase for Hourly Titles Read more
TIAA Schedule for Upcoming Individual Counseling Sessions at the Graduate Center Read more
Certain types of crime increase during the holiday season. In the past, there have been reports of on-campus theft during this period. In order to prevent you from falling victim to the crimes that occur during the holiday season, we recommend that you take the following precautions: Read more
NYPD reported that starting on 10/23/18, pipe bombs were delivered to the homes and offices of high profile political figures in and around New York City. All of the devices were delivered in weighty large manila envelopes, addressed in block type and had the same number of American flag stamps. Graduate Center mail room personnel have been reminded of suspicious package identification and mail screening protocols and public safety officers have been informed of the threat. If you come across suspicious mail or packages, do not touch it, leave the area immediately and call Public Safety at 212-817-7777 (do not use a cell phone).
CIS is investigating reports of connectivity issues with the CRM/ERMS process. Incoming emails are not being processed at this time.
We are working with our hosting partner to resolve the issue as soon as possible. Until this is resolved, we ask that your user community report CUNYfirst issues and incidents directly to the local campus Help Desk and refrain from using the @cunyfirst.cuny.edu mailbox.
Please notify your user community. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Beginning October 1, 2018, we will be implementing the use of Listserv for GC Community Notices.
The GC Community Notice Listserv will serve as a communication tool to be used by select offices within the GC for the purpose of conveying important institutional messages to the GC community.
Listserv will enhance GC communications by enabling users to specify their preferred email, which is necessary due to the consortial nature of the GC. The Community Notice list on Listserv is organized into three lists: Students, Faculty, and Staff. If you would like to change your email address, subscribe or unsubscribe to these lists, please visit: gc.listserv.cuny.edu.
Departments of Communications & Marketing and Information Technology