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  • How DoIT & OGC Upgraded an 8 Year Old Website

    Brand new website features BOX integration and RT support
    Brian Thompson, Assistant Dean of the Graduate School and an affiliate member of the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), had a problem. The 8 year old OGC website just wasn't doing its job of...
    Posted: August 3, 2015 10:21 AM
  • Quarterly Systems Patching August 7th beginning at 6:00pm

    As part of our ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure group will be conducting its quarterly system patching on Friday August 7th beginning at 6:00pm.  While many of the systems...
    Posted: July 31, 2015 4:38 PM
  • RT - Request Tracker downtime on 8/7/2015

    On Friday, August 7th starting at 6pm RT (Request Tracker) will be taken down for system maintenance.   The maintenance window will allow staff to apply needed security and application...
    Posted: July 31, 2015 6:13 AM
  • Instructional Technology Training Scheduled for Fall

    Workshops planned for Blackboard, Box, and more
    As we look forward to beginning a new academic year, the Instructional Technology team has scheduled several useful workshops to support faculty and staff: August  19- Reusing & Recycling...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 12:47 PM
  • LDAP-Master and webadmin downtime on 8/6/2015

    Hello all. On Thursday, August 6th starting at 2pm LDAP-Master and Webadmin will be taken down for system maintenance.  During this time account creations and password changes will be...
    Posted: July 30, 2015 9:38 AM
  • DoIT's Technology Support Center Now Hiring for Fall

    Are you looking for an on campus job? Come work for us!
    The DoIT Technology Support Center is looking to hire additional consultants to work during the Fall. Please see our job description below and visit our job posting on UMBCWorks to apply. ...
    Posted: July 28, 2015 2:35 PM
  • Microsoft Windows 10 to be Released July 29th

    Recommendation: Hold Off Installing for Now
    On July 29th Microsoft will publicly release its latest operating system Windows 10.  While we eagerly anticipate the release of Windows 10 and all that it has to offer, we also ask for your...
    Posted: July 27, 2015 11:28 PM
  • Partial Web Services Outage tonight around 9:00pm

    This evening shortly there was an issue with one of the network switches in our secondary data center which caused several campus web services to be either unreachable or slow for a period of...
    Posted: July 21, 2015 10:46 PM
  • FA2015 Courses Created on Blackboard on 7/15/2015

    Blackboard course shells for FA2015 were created on July 15, 2015. Bb shells are available for all courses (designated as lecture, lab, field or discussion) listed in the UMBC Schedule of Classes...
    Posted: July 15, 2015 12:26 PM
  • Campus Invited to Test Java-Free Blackboard Collaborate

    Early release supports limited virtual classrooms & meetings
    A new Java-free version of Blackboard Collaborate is now available for faculty and staff to test-drive this summer. Classified as the "Ultra Experience," this release of Bb Collaborate uses the...
    Posted: July 15, 2015 11:18 AM