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  • 2017-03-17 RT Scheduled Downtime

    As part of DoIT's ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure group will be conducting its quarterly system patching  for RT on Friday, March 17th from 5pm to 6pm.   For more...
    Posted: March 16, 2017 7:58 AM
  • Residential Network Outage Monday Evening

    Monday evening around 7:15 pm there was a power outage on part of the campus which caused some of the core switches in the Residential Network to crash and their configuration became corrupted. ...
    Posted: March 14, 2017 10:01 AM
  • Computer Replacement Initiative Deadline is March 29

    Faculty & staff can fill out the DoIT web form
    The Computer Replacement Initiative (CRI) is a UMBC campus-wide initiative designed to replace faculty and staff laptops and desktops. For the 2017-2018 academic year, within Academic Affairs, the...
    Posted: March 9, 2017 4:24 PM
  • System patching on Friday, March 17th starting at 5pm

    As part of our ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure group will be conducting its quarterly system patching on Friday, March 17th from 5pm to 10pm.  While many systems will be...
    Posted: March 9, 2017 2:52 PM
  • LDAP-Master and Webadmin downtime on 3/16

    On Thursday, March 16th starting at 2pm LDAP-Master and Webadmin will be taken down for system maintenance.  During this time account creations and password changes will be unavailable.  Account...
    Posted: March 8, 2017 3:15 PM
  • TechFest 2017: New Presenters, More Vendors, and Giveaways

    This year’s event is on April 10 at the University Center
    In 2016, DoIT hosted a brand new type of event known as TechFest, designed to bring UMBC students, faculty, and staff together to share different ways technology can both support and improve the...
    Posted: March 8, 2017 11:38 AM
  • UMBC takes Blackboard to the cloud

    Summer migration for improved services & next gen tools
    During the Summer 2017 term, UMBC will migrate its learning management system currently hosted by Blackboard to Blackboard’s new cloud infrastructure known as Software as a Service (SaaS)....
    Posted: March 8, 2017 10:45 AM
  • Migration of two database servers on 3/12/2017 at 7am

    On 3/12/2017, starting at 7am and expected to be completed before 9am, DoIT will be migrating the data and service from and to...
    Posted: March 7, 2017 9:49 AM
  • UMBC Blackboard Course Design Featured in Educause Review

    Learning Analytics Research for LMS Course Design
    Building on prior learning analytics research at UMBC, DoIT's John Fritz has co-authored "Learning Analytics Research for LMS Course Design: Two Studies" in the current issue of Educause Review...
    Posted: March 1, 2017 2:38 PM
  • Sign On The eContract Line: A New Way for Contract Renewals

    Payroll & DoIT collaborate to digitize a paper process
    In late January 2016, Lisa Drouillard, Director of Payroll, and Lance Rand, Manager and Software Developer for DoIT’s Business Service Group, began meeting to streamline and digitize the contract...
    Posted: February 27, 2017 10:53 AM