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  • Scheduled Maintenance 12/6/2014

    On Saturday December 6th, 2014 we will be upgrading the software running the environment. Maintenance is scheduled for the whole day. The website Admin Dashboard will...
    Posted: November 18, 2014 1:13 PM
  • Update: UMBC Establishes Adobe Campus Site License

    Adobe Creative Cloud for Personal Machines
    Adobe Creative Cloud Software now available on Faculty and StaffPersonal Machines As you may already know, UMBC is now licensed site wide for...
    Posted: November 14, 2014 9:20 AM
  • Campus Help System (RT) hits new milestone

    UMBC uses an open source system called Request Tracker (RT) from a company named BestPractical to provide help to the UMBC campus community at large. In fact UMBC has been recognized on the...
    Posted: November 13, 2014 8:02 AM
  • Blackboard Down for Maintenance 10 pm 11/21 to 1 am 11/22

    Per the announced Fall 2014 maintenance schedule, the UMBC Blackboard server will be offline from 10 pm Friday 11/21 to 1 am Saturday 11/22....
    Posted: November 12, 2014 10:12 AM
  • Online Learning Consortium Offers Free Faculty Training

    Learn best practices from experts & spark new ideas!
    Through a University System of Maryland partnership with the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), DoIT is pleased to offer an exceptional online training opportunity to UMBC full-time and part-time...
    Posted: November 11, 2014 11:42 AM
  • Bb Achievements to Support Competency Based Learning

    Use badges to motivate & reward students via gamification
    As announced earlier this semester, Winter and Spring 2015 courses will be hosted by Blackboard directly instead of by DoIT. As part of this change, we will also upgrade to the Spring 2014 version...
    Posted: November 4, 2014 1:01 PM
  • Instructional Technology for the Month of November

    Box   is an online file sharing system that can be accessed from multiple devices, including computers, smart phones, and tablets. Box   files...
    Posted: November 1, 2014 9:14 AM
  • VPN client changing to JunOS Pulse over the next few weeks

    Please note the change in rollout timing
    The current campus VPN client, Network Connect, does not work with the new MAC Yosemite operating system and is no longer supported by the Vendor for the current Mac or PC operating system. We...
    Posted: October 29, 2014 8:58 AM
  • TechSmith Relay Update

    Scheduled Maintenance
    We will update the software on the TechSmith Relay server Friday, October 31 at 9:00 AM. The update should take about an hour. If one attempts to upload a recording during this window of time then...
    Posted: October 28, 2014 9:47 AM
  • UMBC Establishes Adobe Campus Site License

    Adobe Creative Cloud now Available through myUMBC
    This summer, working through the Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium (MEEC), UMBC established a faculty/staff site license with Adobe for their...
    Posted: October 26, 2014 2:03 PM