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  • Quarterly patching downtime on 12/20/18 and 1/5/19

    As part of our ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure group will be conducting its quarterly system patching on Thursday, December 20th and Saturday, January 5th.  While many of...
    Posted: December 13, 2018 4:28 PM
  • LDAP-Master and Webadmin downtime on 12/20 at 2pm

    On Thursday, December 20th 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. ...
    Posted: December 13, 2018 4:24 PM
  • UMBC Blackboard Update: WT2019

    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: December 12, 2018 9:37 AM
  • UMBC Blackboard Use Differs from Most Schools

    Findings based on Bb's "course archetypes" research
    Earlier this year, Blackboard released a “course archetype” system administrator’s tool that allows institutions to see how the company’s Learning Management System (LMS) software is being used...
    Posted: December 11, 2018 11:23 PM
  • WT/SP2019 Courses Created in Blackboard on November 29, 2018

    Blackboard course shells for WT2019 and SP2019 were created on November 29, 2019. The Ultra Course Preview setting is enabled in both WT2019 and SP2019 courses. This tool allows faculty to...
    Posted: December 11, 2018 10:55 AM
  • Help Wanted!! - Testers for RT in the Cloud

    For several months DoIT staff have been working diligently on a project to transition RT to a hosted environment (Cloud) in Amazon Web Services (AWS). The goal is to address volume related...
    Posted: December 10, 2018 10:53 AM
  • Hotspots and Public Wi-Fi

    Public Wi Fi is famous with its easily availability and free access. Any person with their computer or other devices can access Public Wi -Fi. Public Wi -Fi could be found in convenient places...
    Posted: December 10, 2018 10:48 AM
  • Graduate Assistanship Forms Transitioning to DocuSign!

    Digital Workflow Offers Expanded Functionality
    The Graduate School has been using DocuSign as their e-signature and digital workflow platform, replacing many of their paper forms with electronic forms that can be submitted, signed, processed...
    Posted: December 10, 2018 10:41 AM
  • 12-07-2018 Service Interruption

    RT had a server issue at approximately 11:30am which prevented updates to occur.  The system did queued these up and now that the issue has been resolved the backlog of requests will be...
    Posted: December 7, 2018 12:39 PM
  • myUMBC Spring 2019 Update

    Changes to navigation and notifications
    We launched the updated myUMBC homepage experience this August and overall the responses were positive with regard to the updated look and feel and community focus. However, it was also obvious...
    Posted: December 7, 2018 10:22 AM