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  • Plan to restore UMBC FAQ site to full availability

    I wanted to get everyone an update on where we are securing and upgrading the campus FAQ site. In order to upgrade the system to a secure version, we have made a copy of the servers to avoid...
    Posted: April 24, 2019 9:47 AM
  • 04-18-2019 10:00 pm Downtime for RT

    As part of our ongoing commitment to security, DoIT's systems staff  will need to take RT offline for approximately 30 minutes at 10:00pm tonight to perform some system maintenance. I apologize...
    Posted: April 18, 2019 10:28 AM
  • UMBC FAQ Knowledge Base Limited to Campus Use Only

    Due to a recently published set of security vulnerabilities, UMBC’s Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) website at  is no longer accessible outside of UMBC. DoIT is going to keep this...
    Posted: April 15, 2019 5:22 PM
  • DoIT's Technology Support Center Hiring for the Summer

    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 Summer session and beyond. Please see our job description below and visit our job posting on...
    Posted: April 12, 2019 10:30 AM
  • DocuSign update presented to UMBC President's Council group

    UMBC Leadership, led by Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, invited members of the DocuSign community to the President's Council on April 1, 2019 to provide an update on the progress of DocuSign as a workflow...
    Posted: April 9, 2019 2:30 PM
  • Submit Classroom and Lab Software Requests By May 1!

    The deadline for requesting software to be included in our physical labs, virtual labs, and classrooms is approaching. Software requests for Summer and Fall 2019 are due by May 1 (Summer deadline...
    Posted: April 4, 2019 11:15 AM
  • UMBC Makes Major Investment in Instructional Technology

    Phased rollout of Bb Ultra better supports campus e-Learning
    Earlier this week the Provost and Deans agreed to a DoIT proposal to go forward with a broad investment in instructional technology support staff, software tools and training stipends for faculty....
    Posted: April 4, 2019 8:06 AM
  • Free Course on Web Accessibility beginning April 8, 2019

    Learn first-hand how to remove the barriers to web content
    Interested in web accessibility and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)? Here's a good opportunity to participate in a MOOC: Introduction...
    Posted: March 15, 2019 1:28 PM
  • Deadline Extended - M.O.S.T. High-impact OER Grant Program

    Mini-Grant Program Call for Proposals - Submit by 3/22/19
    The deadline to submit a proposal for the Maryland Open Source Textbook (M.O.S.T.) initiative 2019 High-impact OER Mini-Grant Program has been extended by one week to Friday, March 22,...
    Posted: March 15, 2019 1:17 PM
  • Improve Accessibility of Blackboard Course Content with Ally

    Build inclusive environment for all student learning styles
    To support UMBC’s ongoing commitment to a more inclusive campus, DoIT is pleased to introduce a new tool called Ally into Ultra courses to help improve the accessibility of course content in...
    Posted: March 13, 2019 11:35 AM