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  • UMBC Blackboard Update: SP/SU2017

    UMBC Blackboard Update is provided by the Division of Information Technology for students, faculty and staff. If you have questions or need help, please consult the Blackboard Help tab inside...
    Posted: May 9, 2017 11:30 AM
  • 55 People Attend 2nd Annual TechFest

    More registrations and an increase in workshops
    On April 10, DoIT hosted its 2nd annual TechFest, a campus event that brings together faculty, staff, and students to share technology tools through workshops. This year’s event had a bigger...
    Posted: May 9, 2017 8:52 AM
  • DoIT to Manage New Apple Store

    All Personal & Dept. Purchases Will Be Made Online
    To The Campus Community, During this academic year, staff from DoIT, the Bookstore and the Library have been considering a change in how the campus buys Apple computers. Specifically, we are...
    Posted: May 8, 2017 4:51 PM
  • Mariann Hawken Receives Employee of the Quarter Award

    Hawken helped lead the Course Materials Initiative for UMBC
    DoIT would like to congratulate Mariann Hawken, eLearning Coordinator for ITNM, on receiving Employee of the Quarter (EOQ). The program recognizes the outstanding qualities and contributions of...
    Posted: May 8, 2017 1:08 PM
  • Blackboard Mobile Apps Available for Free Download

    Existing Bb Mobile Learn app discontinued in August 2017
    With the upcoming retirement of the Bb Learn mobile app in August 2017, we encourage UMBC students who wish to access their Blackboard courses via mobile device to download and use the Blackboard...
    Posted: May 8, 2017 11:55 AM
  • Notice: DoIT Is Changing Mailing List Vendor

    Google Groups & myUMBC will be used for communications
    DoIT has begun transitioning users off mailing lists to Google Groups and myUMBC. We expect this transition to be completed by the end of June 2017. Sympa, the campus software used for handling...
    Posted: May 8, 2017 11:48 AM
  • 7 Things to Remember During the Bb Cloud Migration

    Essential tips for summer faculty
    This summer, UMBC takes Blackboard to the cloud. Summer courses will be hosted in a separate environment while we prepare for the migration of our main site. Here are seven important things to...
    Posted: May 5, 2017 10:59 AM
  • Google Docs Phishing Messages

    Google Docs Hack Information
    On May 3rd, email messages began to arrive at people's inboxes that appeared to invite people to view a Google document.  Upon clicking on the blue icon for the invitation, the person would...
    Posted: May 4, 2017 3:02 PM
  • Spring Student Course Evaluations Available May 3 - May 16

    Access your evaluations online through Blackboard or email
    The student course evaluations for Spring 2017 are now available to complete online between May 3 - May 16. Please note, you will not be able to change your answers after you submit, or access the...
    Posted: May 3, 2017 9:30 AM
  • New Box Experience Now Available For UMBC Users

    Box now has sidebar navigation, improved search, and more
    Box, an online file sharing system that allows you to access your files from multiple devices and collaborate with others, recently released an update to its web interface. Some of the new changes...
    Posted: May 2, 2017 8:11 AM