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University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Technology Tip: Ctrl/Command+F in Microsoft Teams

USF Information Technology is launching a new regular series called “Tech Tips and Tricks” to provide students, faculty and staff with helpful tips about using features in the technology tools we have at USF.

July 16, 2024Technology Tip

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Still Using 'Classic Teams'? Important Dates for You to Know

In March, IT Communications announced upcoming changes to Microsoft Teams and urged everyone to upgrade promptly. Microsoft has introduced a 'New Teams' experience and will discontinue support for the 'Classic Teams' version of their software. Microsoft has released some additional dates for the end of support and availability of the ‘Classic Teams’ experience.

June 28, 2024Service Enhancements

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

New Dates: Faculty Request Deadlines for Lab and Classroom Software

Important information and deadlines for faculty software requests.

June 21, 2024Service Announcements

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Changes to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft has released a new desktop version of Teams (new Teams). The existing desktop version (classic Teams) is being discontinued.

March 1, 2024IT in the News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Microsoft and USF Partner for AI Classroom Hackathon Kick-Off

As a college student, learning about AI can be an exciting and rewarding experience that can open new career opportunities and help you stay ahead of the curve. That’s why we were excited to learn that Microsoft had chosen USF to co-host a kick-off event for their annual AI Classroom Hackathon competition, which focuses on students competing to build intelligent applications that reimagine education in the era of AI.

November 7, 2023IT in the News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Join us for the Microsoft AI Hackathon Kickoff Event!

Microsoft is partnering with USF Information Technology and the Judy Genshaft Honors College to host a special launch event that will take place on Thursday, October 26 from 4:30-7:30 PM in the Honors College building.

October 4, 2023IT in the News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Celebrating Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Throughout the month, USF Information Technology will be sharing important tips on how to stay safe online and we will also be participating in several events. By raising awareness about cybersecurity, we can help prevent cyberattacks, protect personal information, and safeguard sensitive data.

October 2, 2023IT in the News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Meeting Transcriptions Now Available for Microsoft Teams

Meeting transcriptions are now available in Microsoft Teams and are also automatically generated on videos uploaded to SharePoint and the rest of the Microsoft 365 ecosystem.

September 29, 2023IT in the News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

SVC Data Center in Tampa Outage Planned for September 24

This fall, USF Information Technology will be making important changes to the building infrastructure of the SVC Data Center in Tampa. To make these changes, a planned power outage will occur, and applications hosted in the Tampa data center will be down temporarily for a short period of time.

July 20, 2023IT in the News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF IT Encouraging Microsoft Authenticator App through Notification Campaign

As cybersecurity risks continue to rise, USF leverages state-of-the-art MFA protection to help keep our accounts safe. The Microsoft Authenticator app is our preferred method of authentication, providing great security benefits along with fast and reliable login access.

July 17, 2023IT in the News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Learn more about upcoming NetID password changes

To help protect the USF community and enhance cybersecurity, IT is making changes to our NetID password requirements. Our new guidelines will require your password to be at least 12 characters long.

June 15, 2023IT in the News

University of South Florida Information Technology

How to Connect to Wireless On-Campus

Connecting to wireless on-campus is fast and easy with our step-by-step guides. USF uses a safe and encrypted network with hotspots all over the country that will automatically sign you into WiFi when available. Click for more information on how to get started.

May 15, 2023Service Announcements

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