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  • Campus Solutions, HR and Finance Systems Down Time

    In order to facilitate a mandatory Student Administration upgrade, it will be necessary to take down the Campus Solutions, HR and Finance systems.  The systems will be down from Friday, September...
    Posted: September 12, 2019 10:19 AM
  • Self-Enrolled Groups Introduced to Ultra in September

    Needs grading filter also available to Ultra gradebook
    Group management is an invaluable resource in a Blackboard course, especially one with large enrollments. UMBC is closely monitoring the evolution of this important tool in Ultra as we continue...
    Posted: September 4, 2019 2:10 PM
  • Gaining Insights on Student Success using Attendance Data

    Findings from Two Terms of Qwickly Pilot
    During the FA18 and SP19 semesters, DoIT partnered with Math/Stat to assess the relationship between student attendance and academic outcomes leveraging laptop and mobile technology. Using a tool...
    Posted: September 3, 2019 9:27 AM
  • Free Webinars from the Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series

    September focuses on student success & retention
    Next month, the Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series offers two free webinars focusing on student success and retention: Increase Student Success Using Analytics and Student Data Wednesday,...
    Posted: August 30, 2019 3:30 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: August 28, 2019 12:04 PM
  • Sign Up for Free Training on Respondus Tools in September

    LockDown Browser, Monitor and Respondus 4.0 Exam Creation
    Respondus is offering free training webinars on the following tools: LockDown Browser, Respondus Monitor,  and Respondus 4.See the dates, times and descriptions for each event below:...
    Posted: August 27, 2019 12:16 PM
  • Blackboard LTI Integrations not Working with Safari

    Please use a browser other than Safari to access Blackboard!
    As noted in this Known Issue FAQ, recent updates to the Safari web browser are preventing access to LTI content inside any Learning Management System (LMS) including Blackboard. The issue stems...
    Posted: August 22, 2019 2:02 PM
  • FA2019 Instructional Technology Update

    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 FAQs or...
    Posted: August 20, 2019 2:00 PM
  • DoIT Expands Campus Live Streaming

    VPC partnership continues students & alums as “crew"
    While it’s not the same as attending in person, if you enjoy watching UMBC basketball or Commencement live online, soon you might also be able to watch other major campus events in the same way....
    Posted: August 20, 2019 1:05 PM
  • Technology Support Center To Be Closed August 16th 12-2:30PM

    DoIT's Technology Support Center will be closed from 12PM-2:30PM, Friday, August 16th to allow our staff to attend our department-wide meeting. If you need assistance during this time, we...
    Posted: August 14, 2019 9:13 AM