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  • 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
  • Adobe Creative Cloud E-mail

    Adobe Creative Cloud
    During the afternoon of Tuesday, June 6th UMBC faculty and staff may have received an e-mail identical to the e-mail below.  This is a valid e-mail that is automatically generated when a user's...
    Posted: June 7, 2017 10:20 AM
  • 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. Please see our job description below and visit our job posting on UMBCWorks to apply. The...
    Posted: June 7, 2017 9:00 AM
  • SDS Revamps Their Test Submission Process With RT

    Student Disability Services leveraged RT to create a better
    Student Disability Services (SDS) has continued to transition to more digital processes. They recently converted their traditional “pink form” faculty filled out with details on how to administer...
    Posted: June 2, 2017 3:15 PM
  • 2017-06-05 RT Scheduled Downtime

    As part of DoIT's ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure group will be conducting its quarterly system patching  for RT on Monday, June 5, 2017 between 7:00am - 8:00am.  Please...
    Posted: May 31, 2017 12:53 PM
  • Sondheim Rooms 101 & 409 to be Renovated Over Summer 2017

    Partnership between DoIT, Provost, & Facilities Management
    Beginning at the end of May 2017, Sondheim rooms 101 & 409 will undergo major renovations and be converted into active learning classrooms modeled after the upcoming Interdisciplinary Life...
    Posted: May 26, 2017 3:41 PM
  • System Patching on 6/2/2017 starting at 5pm

    As part of our ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure group will be conducting its quarterly system patching on Friday, June 2nd from 5pm to 10pm.  While many systems will be...
    Posted: May 25, 2017 12:00 PM