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  • Access to UMBC Google Drive Comes to Ultra in July

    Learn what’s coming to Ultra & Collaborate next month
    This month’s update to Blackboard will provide access to UMBC’s Google Drive. Faculty, staff, and students will be able to view their Google cloud storage from their Ultra courses, user profile,...
    Posted: July 3, 2019 12:30 PM
  • DoIT's Technology Support Center Hiring for the 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 semester and beyond. Please see our job description below and visit our job posting on...
    Posted: July 2, 2019 9:04 AM
  • Panopto Users: Please Install 6.0 Recorder

    Mandatory Client Upgrade
    As announced in April, please be sure to upgrade to the Panopto 6.0 recorder by July 18. You can download the recorder directly from our instance of Panopto. Please Note Panopto for Windows...
    Posted: June 25, 2019 9:27 AM
  • All clear from the electrical work yesterday

    The research park power electrical work was completed yesterday late in the afternoon. During the outage all of our equipment stayed operational and there were no unplanned disruptions in...
    Posted: June 19, 2019 8:44 AM
  • Ongoing electrical work in Data Centers today and Saturday

    Throughout the day today (Tuesday June 18th) electricians will be conducting maintenance in our backup data center located just off campus in the research park. During this work we do not expect...
    Posted: June 18, 2019 7:14 AM
  • Interruption to Campus Services around 3:20pm today

    This afternoon, at around 3:20pm, we suffered a power outage to one of the racks in the computer room in Engineering. This rack holds key equipment that provides data storage for a good number of...
    Posted: June 5, 2019 4:58 PM
  • Delegated Grading, Import Calendars Come to Ultra in June

    Learn what’s coming to Ultra & Collaborate next month
    The June update to Blackboard brings delegated grading to Ultra courses. Renamed “parallel marking” in Ultra, this feature is designed to minimize bias when paired with anonymous grading. Parallel...
    Posted: May 30, 2019 1:25 PM
  • DoIT to Auto-enroll all New Employees in Duo 2-factor Login

    Reminder: Faculty Deadline Updated to 9/30/19
    As part of the recent initiative to convert all staff to Duo (, the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) will be automatically requiring Duo for new employees, starting...
    Posted: May 30, 2019 10:34 AM
  • Quarterly patching downtime on 5/23/2019 and 6/1/2019

    As part of our ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure group will be conducting its quarterly system patching on Thursday, May 23rd and Saturday, June 1st.  While many of the...
    Posted: May 13, 2019 1:39 PM
  • LDAP-Master and Webadmin downtime on 5/23 at 2pm

    On Thursday, May 23rd 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: May 13, 2019 11:17 AM