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RT downtime on 6-20-2022 8pm-9pm

The DoIT staff will be doing maintenance on the RT system between 8pm and 9pm on 6-20-2022. During this time there will be no access to RT. Please contact me if you have any questions. Joe...

Posted: June 17, 2022, 2:34 PM

Webex Meetings app to be discontinued

Webex app to replace Webex Meetings in July

This summer, starting July 15th, Webex will discontinue their Webex Meetings application. This is being done to promote migration to their newer application, Webex (formerly Webex Teams). Users...

Posted: June 14, 2022, 2:53 PM

Panopto 6/25 Downtime and New Features

Panopto Cloud Updates and Downtime on 6/25

Cloud Downtime On Saturday, June 25, Panopto Cloud customers will be upgraded to the latest cloud release. The vendor anticipates up to 3 hours of downtime, with a target start time of 9:00 PM...

Posted: June 14, 2022, 11:38 AM

Reminder: Blackboard Courses Scheduled for Server Retirement

Courses before Summer 2019 to be retired beginning 7/1

During Summer 2022, DoIT staff and Blackboard will archive our entire instance of Blackboard, which will save individually backed-up copies of every course and organization through SP2022. Courses...

Posted: June 7, 2022, 1:29 PM

Apply for Certificate in Open Educational Practices Program

Exciting opportunity for faculty in Open Education Practices

The Open Education Network is accepting applications for faculty and librarian partners to receive a certification for open educational practices (OEP). Applicants should be higher education...

Posted: June 7, 2022, 11:08 AM

DoIT's Technology Support Center Hiring for the Summer

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 summer semester and beyond. Please see our job description below and visit our job posting...

Posted: June 1, 2022, 11:54 AM

Display files in Ultra Docs, Improve Weighted Grades in June

Feedback matters: Continued focus on assessment & grading

Summer brings four enhancements to Ultra course including three focused on assessment and grading. Enhancement to Overall Grade Weighting: Instructors can weigh individual items (e.g., tests,...

Posted: May 31, 2022, 11:21 AM

DocuSign System is now up and running

The DocuSign system has been brought back online. I do not know the cause of the issue today yet. I have tested a few forms successfully. Please know it could be a little sluggish as everyone in...

Posted: May 24, 2022, 6:42 PM

DocuSign System is Unavailable

Please be aware that the DocuSign system is down. I have been in contact with the vendor who has acknowledged that all of North America DocuSign is currently down and they are in triage mode to...

Posted: May 24, 2022, 4:19 PM

Lecture Capture and Hyflex Instructor Feedback

Share your experience in a very short survey!

DoIT would like feedback from instructors who taught in UMBC classrooms outfitted with cameras and microphones. Your response is greatly appreciated, and will assist us in better serving the...

Posted: May 20, 2022, 4:22 PM