Training Tip: Schedule a Zoom Meeting

Once you have your Zoom account set up, you can begin hosting meetings. You can schedule Zoom meetings three different ways: with the Zoom Client for Meetings app, Zoom Plugin for Microsoft Outlook, or by accessing your Zoom account through a web browser. When you schedule your meeting consider if you’d like to assign an […]

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Training Tip: Access Your Zoom Account

Zoom is the University’s audio, web, and video conferencing solution. If you are new to Zoom and haven’t accessed your account yet, you will need to log in using your browser from one of these UChicago websites: UChicago staff (uchicago.zoom.us) UChicago students (uchicagostudents.zoom.us) UChicago group (uchicagogroup.zoom.us) UChicago Medicine (uchicagomedicine.zoom.us) UChicago Medicine group (ucmedicinegroup.zoom.us) Chicago Booth […]

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Training Tip: Connect to UChicago Wi-Fi

Did you get a new mobile device or laptop over the holidays? When you’re back on campus, make sure to connect to the University wireless network called uchicago-secure. You may notice other Wi-Fi networks that include “uchicago” in the name. Be aware that uchicago-secure, eduroam, and uchicago-guest are the only University-supported networks, and they provide […]

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Training Tip: Change Your Display Name

As University of Chicago faculty and staff, you can change the name that appears in the University directory and Outlook. For example, if you have a preferred name that is different than your legal name, you can change it yourself by following the instructions. There are also video instructions to guide you through the process. […]

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Training Tip: Secure IoT Devices

The Internet of Things (IoT) includes devices like smart watches, smart TVs, smart speakers, and smart appliances. Whether you are using these devices for teaching and learning, application development, or personal use, there are safeguards you can take to prevent security threats. Here are a few steps to increase your IoT device security: Choose a […]

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Training Tip: Be Smart on Social Media

Social media is a convenient way to connect with friends and family, but you may also use it to promote events, publications, and other activities happening at the University. Like any other online account, you should take steps to make sure your information is secure. Here are a few smart social media steps: Use a […]

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