VCU Students Gain Full Access to Adobe Creative Cloud
Beginning June 1, 2022, VCU’s Enterprise License agreement will include full access to Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite for all VCU students enrolled in at least one credit-bearing course. VCU employees and affiliates who are enrolled as students are also eligible. A discounted rate is available for VCU employees and departments, allowing instructors to enhance and […]
Faculty Preferences When Teaching With Technology
A recent VCU survey assembles Faculty Preferences When Teaching With Technology results. The survey results are a collaborative effort by VCU Online, Academic Technologies, and VCU Technology Services gathered in late 2021.
VCU Students Invited to Participate in 24-Hour Innovation Sprint
Virginia Commonwealth University would like to invite any students from US Institutions to participate in their annual HealthHacks event November 6-7. HealthHacks is a 24-hour sprint of intense innovation and problem solving focused on unmet medical needs. Participants address challenges through teamwork, solution ideation, programming, rapid prototyping, developing flow processes, and more. While one of only a few […]
VCU Partners With Top Hat For Access To Classroom Technology Saving Students $1.2 Million
Virginia Commonwealth University and Top Hat have partnered to drive down the cost of higher education for students while supporting educators to easily deliver courses that are engaging and motivating in in-person and online environments. More than 29,000 students at VCU will now have free access to Top Hat’s teaching platform, comprising interactive and customizable […]
Canvas Intro and Q&A Sessions Available!
VCU’s transition to Canvas as our primary Learning Management System (LMS) is well underway. Our Blackboard system will be retired June 30, 2021, with all courses using Canvas by fall 2021. We are working diligently to provide a variety of resources and to answer your questions. We have scheduled several virtual “Canvas Intro and […]
Securing Your VCU Zoom Meetings Webinar
On Tuesday, May 26 at 11 AM, the VCU Zoom team, and the VCU Information Security Office will present a live webinar on the best practices for scheduling and conducting secure Zoom meetings. They will review the account settings and in-meeting controls you can use to lock out “Zoombombers” and create a secure virtual environment […]
Google Meet Adds New Features, Enhances Telecommuting Capabilities
VCU Technology Services is pleased to offer multiple options to students, faculty, and staff for remote work and leisure during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. To accommodate increased demand for teleworking tools, Google has been upgrading the Meet application with new features.
VCU Zoom Backgrounds Available
Official VCU branded Zoom backgrounds are now available for the VCU community. The virtual VCU Zoom backgrounds are available to preview and download (requires EID login). Personalize your next Zoom meeting with an inviting VCU background.
All VCU Zoom Accounts Licensed
As of today, all VCU Zoom accounts are being issued as “Licensed”. It is no longer necessary for VCU customers to complete a request ticket. Simply log in at vcu.zoom.us with your VCU eID and password to have an account provisioned. Users still working with a “Basic” account should log out and back in again to get their new “Licensed” credentials. Refer […]
Faculty and Staff Adobe Home Device License
Attention Faculty and Staff: Adobe Acrobat and Creative Cloud license holders may install the software on multiple computers, including your home computer. The applications may be in use on two computers at the same time. If you have difficulty logging in to a third computer, you must log out on one of the other computers […]