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  • Technology Support Center To Be Closed August 25, 1-2:30 PM

    DoIT's Technology Support Center will be closed from 1PM-2:30PM, Friday, August 25th to allow our staff to attend our department-wide meeting. If you need assistance during this time, we...
    Posted: August 21, 2017 8:17 AM
  • Summer 2017 Classroom Technology Upgrades

    11 Rooms in three months!
    During the summer of 2017, DoIT AV Services upgraded eleven classrooms and meeting rooms across campus.  Funding for these room renovations was provided by CNMS, The Commons, and DoIT.  The full...
    Posted: August 17, 2017 2:43 PM
  • Quarterly system patching on 8/18 & 8/19

    As part of our ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure group will be conducting its quarterly system patching on Friday August 18th and Saturday August 19th.  While many of the...
    Posted: August 15, 2017 11:52 AM
  • LDAP-Master and Webadmin downtime on 8/17 at 2pm

    On Thursday, August 17th 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: August 10, 2017 11:11 AM
  • Duplicate myUMBC Notifications on Monday 7/31

    We had an issue yesterday (July 31) in which myUMBC sent duplicate copies of posts to approximately 11,000 students. Some students received up to 10 copies of the same post via myUMBC, email, and...
    Posted: August 1, 2017 2:47 PM
  • Information about partial systems outage from Thursday 7/20

    Yesterday evening shortly after 10pm one of the main storage units that services myUMBC, on-campus mail and several other central services suffered a failure that caused these systems to be either...
    Posted: July 21, 2017 4:41 PM
  • FA17 Courses Created in Blackboard on 07/18/2017

    Blackboard cloud migration completed on 07/07/2017
    Blackboard course shells for FA2017 were created on July 18, 2017 after the completion of the cloud migration. Summer 2017 courses will be archived from the separate cloud environment and...
    Posted: July 20, 2017 8:56 AM
  • Blackboard Cloud Migration Completed on July 7

    System restored to full service
    DoIT is pleased to announce the completion of the Blackboard cloud migration. During the downtime window, Blackboard engineers and DoIt staff migrated nearly 21,000 courses and more than 800...
    Posted: July 7, 2017 2:32 PM
  • Technology Support Center To Be Closed July 1-4

    DoIT's Technology Support Center will be closed from Saturday, July 1st to Tuesday, July 4th due to the upcoming holiday weekend. The office was already scheduled to be closed on Monday, July 3rd...
    Posted: June 27, 2017 12:16 PM
  • Blackboard Down for Cloud Migration June 30 - July 8

    Summer courses remain ONLINE during this period
    click here to access summer courses Per DoIT’s March 8 and April 28 announcements, Blackboard engineers will migrate the primary UMBC Blackboard site (blackboard.umbc.edu) beginning at 12:01...
    Posted: June 7, 2017 3:28 PM