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  • Respondus LockDown Browser Training Webinar for Instructors

    Conduct Low-Stakes Assessments Online In and Out of Class
    Respondus will be presenting a special training webinar that focuses on the advanced features of LockDown Browser on Tuesday, April 24th at 1 PM ET. LockDown Browser is a custom browser that...
    Posted: April 19, 2018 4:36 PM
  • Rescheduled quarterly patching downtime on 3/31/2018

    The victory of UMBC's Men's basketball team on 3/16/2018 delayed our implementation of system patching on 3/17/2018 as announced here: We are...
    Posted: March 26, 2018 1:39 PM
  • Quarterly patching downtime on 3/16 and 3/17

    As part of our ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure group will be conducting its quarterly system patching on Friday, March 16th and Saturday, March 17th.  While many of the...
    Posted: March 9, 2018 3:13 PM
  • LDAP-Master and Webadmin downtime on 3/15 at 2pm

    On Thursday, March 15th 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: March 5, 2018 3:13 PM
  • Kirby Earns Presidential Distinguished Staff Award

    Award Ceremony: Wed., April 4, Noon, UC Ballroom
    Congratulations to DoIT Assistant Vice President Joe Kirby, who has been selected to receive the 2018 Presidential Distinguished Staff Award. Along with other recipients and their families, Joe...
    Posted: February 27, 2018 3:50 PM
  • NVivo Qualitative Research Software Now Available

    DoIT, CAHSS, DPS Partner on Site License
    DoIT is now providing NVivo, a qualitative research software package equivalent to SPSS, Stata, SAS, or R. This software is available to all faculty, staff, and graduate students. It allows the...
    Posted: February 14, 2018 2:42 PM
  • Recent Network Issues in the Residence Halls and Apartments

    We wanted to update the community on the recent Internet performance issues residential students were experiencing during the first week and a half of the spring semester. A few days into the...
    Posted: February 12, 2018 4:18 PM
  • Blackboard Offline 12-6 a.m., Sat., 1/27

    Core File System Infrastructure Must Be Upgraded
    To upgrade Blackboard’s core file system that cannot wait until Spring Break or Summer, Blackboard engineers will service UMBC’s cloud system on Saturday, January 27, from 12:01 a.m. to...
    Posted: January 23, 2018 11:59 AM
  • Online Learning Consortium Offers Flexible Training

    Expand your skills & knowledge in 2018
    Through a University System of Maryland partnership, DoIT has offered online training to UMBC full-time and part-time faculty via the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) over several years. UMBC...
    Posted: January 22, 2018 9:43 AM
  • Technology Support Center To Be Closed January 19, 12-2:30PM

    DoIT's Technology Support Center will be closed from 12PM-2:30PM, Friday, January 19th to allow our staff to attend our department-wide meeting. If you need assistance during this time, we...
    Posted: January 18, 2018 4:29 PM