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Password and Duo Security

An uptick in compromised accounts reminds us to stay alert

Over the past month, the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) has seen an increase in password compromises. Whether through phishing attempts or brute force attacks, there are plenty of ways...

Posted: July 15, 2024, 12:36 PM

Unified Apps Menu and Improved Spotlights Area

In an effort to streamline user experience and improve accessibility, myUMBC has merged the Notifications, Mail, Blackboard, and Calendar menus into a single, consolidated Apps menu. This change...

Posted: July 15, 2024, 8:21 AM

Free Training for Respondus Lockdown Browser & Monitor

Join an upcoming webinar to see the latest features

Join an upcoming training webinar from Respondus to see the latest features and integrations for LockDown Browser and Monitor. Learn how these applications are used with a range of online testing...

Posted: July 10, 2024, 1:14 PM

Email scheduled announcements in July's Ultra update

Also available: Printer friendly answer key for assessments

Instructors often plan certain communications in advance to ensure students receive timely updates and critical information. This proactive approach helps maintain a structured learning...

Posted: July 2, 2024, 4:13 PM

DoIT's Technology Support Center Hiring for the Fall

Are you looking for a part-time job? Come work for us!

The DoIT Technology Support Center is looking to hire additional student consultants to work during the fall semester and beyond. Please see our job description below and visit our job posting on...

Posted: July 1, 2024, 11:51 AM

Ada Crutchfield joins Instructional Technology team

Diverse backround in design, active learning, accessibility

We are pleased to introduce the newest member of the Instructional Technology team: Ada Crutchfield. Joining our team as an Instructional Design Specialist, Ada brings over a decade of...

Posted: June 17, 2024, 7:41 PM

Upgrades to Residence Hall Wireless

New Wireless Access Points this Summer!

In partnership with the Office of Residential Life, DoIT will implement a completely new wireless system throughout all residential dorms and apartment complexes this Summer.   Over the past...

Posted: June 17, 2024, 9:40 AM

Successful Peoplesoft Campus Solutions Migration to AWS

Thanks to all involved in DoIT and functional units!

Our PeopleSoft Campus Solutions environment was migrated to Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the cloud over the weekend of June 7th. This migration also involved moving the Peoplesoft Gateway services...

Posted: June 12, 2024, 12:29 PM

DocuSign forms Integration Available

Following the successful PeopleSoft migration, forms that rely on PeopleSoft data are now available. Please file a help ticket if you run into any odd issues.

Posted: June 8, 2024, 11:31 PM

Form interruption for PeopleSoft Migration

Due to the downtime for the PeopleSoft systems for maintenance this weekend, there may be intermittent availability for forms that rely on PeopleSoft data (including SA, HR, Finance). The forms...

Posted: June 7, 2024, 11:41 AM