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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 […]

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 […]

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.

[UPDATE] Is Your Password Safe? (6/17/11)

By Dan Han, Information Security Officer [UPDATE] Gizmodo just released an online searchable database that can help users to check whether if their email passwords are disclosed by LulzSec in their recent disclosure. The link can be found here. If you are concerned about the safety of your personal email, Paypal, or other online accounts, you […]

2010 Student Computer Survey Apple iPad Winner Pt. 1

VCU TS is currently surveying new students concerning their computer and mobile device choices and use. This formation is useful as we work towards developing priorities for technology at VCU. Each person who completes the survey has been entered into two drawings for an Apple 16GB iPad. The first drawing was held over the weekend and […]

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