Skip to Main Content


To receive email updates, follow the DoIT group in myUMBC.
  • Blackboard Down for Maintenance from 10 pm Fri. 8/13...

    Full Title: Blackboard Down for Maintenance from 10 pm Fri. 8/13 to 1 am Sat. 8/14The UMBC Blackboard server will be down for three hours of scheduled maintenance starting this Friday, August 13,...
    Posted: August 9, 2010 6:32 PM
  • FYI: Bb Courses Older Than FA2004 Will Be Deleted 8/26

    In accordance with the Blackboard Course Retention Policy, all Blackboard courses older than Fall 2004 will be deleted. DoIT has scheduled this removal for Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 5 p.m....
    Posted: August 9, 2010 6:19 PM
  • Server Failure Results in Blackboard Outage

    UPDATE: Service to Blackboard was fully restored at 5:35 p.m. ------------------------------ At 2:50 pm on Monday, August 9th the Blackboard file server crashed. In consultation with VMWare,...
    Posted: August 9, 2010 5:35 PM
  • Changes to myUMBC for August 6, 2010

    So much stuff, we had to have a meeting to remember it all.
    This one is a doozy... As we approach the final week before launch, we're putting the finishing touches on lots of little things around the site.  Most of the changes are subtle ones that you...
    Posted: August 6, 2010 11:28 PM
  • Changes to myUMBC for August 5, 2010

    What's your favoritest favorite?
    I'll keep this one short since its late... Favorites - you can now easily bookmark various pages from the new Favorites menu.  You can also now reorder, rename, and easily delete favorites....
    Posted: August 6, 2010 1:55 AM
  • Changes to myUMBC for August 4, 2010

    Lights, Camera, Action!... ok, enough cheese. We have Media!
    Media - We've been working on this one long and hard and are very proud to offer this to the community. Media provides a way to share your video and images from YouTube, Vimeo and Flickr, as well...
    Posted: August 4, 2010 9:44 PM
  • Changes to myUMBC for August 3, 2010

    If you Feed it, they will come!
    Group Feed Subscriptions - Groups can now subscribe to external content through the use of feeds.  Simply enter in the web address to an RSS or Atom feed from your groups Tumblr or Blogger blog,...
    Posted: August 4, 2010 12:30 AM
  • New Door Access System

    Many people don't know that there is an entire infrastructure of hardware and software behind all the electronic locks that are in use across campus. Whenever someone swipes their UMBC ID in a...
    Posted: August 3, 2010 3:23 PM
  • New Scantron Forms For Fall

    Starting this Fall, the Department of Information Technology will begin using new, green Scantron test scoring sheets that have been customized for UMBC. These forms utilize Campus IDs for...
    Posted: August 3, 2010 2:42 PM
  • Changes to myUMBC for August 2, 2010

    Group Subscriptions, Tweaks, and Bug Fixes
    We just posted an update with the following changes: Group Subscriptions - Groups can now subscribe to other groups. When you subscribe, your group will pull in the public content from the group...
    Posted: August 2, 2010 10:27 PM