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  • 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
  • DoIT Organizational Leadershop Changes

    Over the last year, we’ve been reviewing the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) organizational structure and focusing on building a broad and strong leadership team. As part of this effort...
    Posted: October 26, 2014 1:22 PM
  • UMBC Achieves InCommon Bronze Certification

    UMBC has become the third higher-education organization in the country to become certified for the Bronze Identity Assurance Profile under the InCommon Assurance Program....
    Posted: October 25, 2014 2:42 PM
  • Alternate Delivery Program Call for Participation Released

    Hybrid/Online Course Redesign for Summer and Winter Courses
    Faculty who are interested in effective hybrid course delivery are invited to submit a proposal for this innovative faculty support program. The Alternate Delivery Program (ADP) offers...
    Posted: October 22, 2014 10:34 AM
  • Reminder-Clicker Orders Due to Bookstore by October 24!

    Faculty who plan to use clickers for instruction during the ​​Spring 2015 semester will need to have device order(s) submitted to the Bookstore no later than Friday, October 24, 2014...
    Posted: October 21, 2014 9:09 AM
  • VPN malfunctioning after Mac OS X Yosemite upgrade

    If you routinely use the UMBC VPN ( and are a Apple Mac user we would strongly recommend waiting and not upgrading to the new OSX Yosemite that came out this past Thursday...
    Posted: October 18, 2014 10:02 PM
  • Blackboard Down for Maintenance 10 pm 10/24 to 1 am 10/25

    Per the announced Fall 2014 maintenance schedule, the UMBC Blackboard server will be offline from 10 pm Friday 10/24 to 1 am Saturday 10/25....
    Posted: October 16, 2014 7:53 AM
  • Server downtime on October 26th from 8:00am to 12:00 noon

    DoIT will be moving several servers to a different location within our data center to provide them with better cooling and to utilize our space and power more efficiently. In order to accomplish...
    Posted: October 15, 2014 8:01 AM