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  • Reminder: UMBC Bb Moving to Blackboard Managed Hosting (MH)

    myUMBC Bb, blackboard.umbc.edu point to MH on 12/29/14
    To UMBC Students, Faculty and Staff, As the semester and year come to a close, we wanted to share highlights from the most recent  DoIT...
    Posted: December 16, 2014 11:25 AM
  • Google Apps now include unlimited storage

    All Google services including Google mail and Google drive now include unlimited storage as part of UMBC's Google Apps for Education. This means there are no more quotas or size limits to the...
    Posted: December 16, 2014 8:41 AM
  • DoIT Update: Winter 2015

    A Collection of Recent and Upcoming DoIT News
    UMBC Migration to Blackboard Managed Hosting: What you need to know Faculty Can Now Log Into my.umbc.edu/go/bbnew. | More InfoNOTE: This link will be active through 12/28. On...
    Posted: December 8, 2014 4:19 PM
  • Spring 2015 Blackboard Drop-in Hours

    Swing-by & discover new ways to engage your students online!
    To support faculty ongoing Blackboard support needs,  DoIT will be offering additional weekly drop-in hours beginning Wednesday, January 7th. A DoIT staff member will be available to work...
    Posted: December 8, 2014 1:30 PM
  • Yik Yak and Academic Integrity

    5 Things You Should Know
    1:  What is Yik Yak ? Yik Yak is a mobile app that anyone can...
    Posted: December 8, 2014 12:34 PM
  • Faculty Access to Bb Managed Hosting for Winter Course Prep

    As of December 3, 2014, faculty may access the new Blackboard site during the preview phase of our migration to managed hosting. This preview phase allows faculty to prepare course...
    Posted: December 4, 2014 10:17 AM
  • Winter Technology Training Available for UMBC Faculty

    Attend virtually or in-person
    With the winter semester quickly approaching, we are excited to announce that the Instructional Technology team will offer several training workshops for UMBC faculty during the winter months....
    Posted: December 3, 2014 7:32 PM
  • WT/SP 2015 Courses Created on Bb Hosting Site on 12/2/14

    Bb course shells for WT2015 and SP2015 were created on December 2, 2014 on the new Blackboard managed hosting site. Bb shells are available for all courses (designated...
    Posted: December 3, 2014 12:07 PM
  • LDAP-master and webadmin downtime on 12/18/2014

    Hello all. On Thursday, December 18th starting at 2pm LDAP-Master and Webadmin will be taken down for system maintenance.  During this time account creations and...
    Posted: December 3, 2014 10:26 AM
  • Easy and Efficient: Electronic Time Sheets are Live

    Electronic Time Sheets Live in DoIT, HR, Admin & Finance!
    When it comes to going green, composting and recycling aren’t the only things UMBC is doing to help the environment. Recently, the university has also started the process of switching from paper...
    Posted: December 2, 2014 9:52 AM