News

Avaya Conference System Decommission
Nov. 16 2017
UMD’s Avaya conference calling system will be decommissioned during the university’s winter break on December 30, 2017.
Thanksgiving 2017 Service Hours
Nov. 14 2017
Division of IT offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24 for the university's Thanksgiving break. Offices will reopen on Monday, November 27, 2017. Get more details.
Multi-Factor Authentication Requirement for Faculty, GAs, and Campus Leaders
Nov. 13 2017
Beginning December 4, 2017, multi-factor authentication will be required for all faculty members, graduate assistants (GAs), and campus leaders in order to access many IT systems on campus.
Oct. 18 2017
There will be no connectivity via wired and wireless networks to any devices on the campus network beginning at 2 a.m. The outage may be as short as 30 minutes, but the outage window lasts until 4 a.m.
Oct. 6 2017
There will be no connectivity via wired and wireless networks to any devices in affected buildings beginning at 2 a.m. The outage may be as short as 30 minutes, but the outage window lasts until 4 a.m.
Classroom Technology
Sep. 11 2017
Aiming to streamline and unify the overall instructor support experience in UMD’s 230+ general purpose classrooms, DIT and the Office of the Provost have planned some changes for the Fall 2017 semester.
Kaltura Media Management System
Sep. 8 2017
Kaltura, a new media management platform, is now available to store, modify, caption, and publish media assets.
Labor Day 2017 Holiday Service Hours
Aug. 28 2017
Division of IT offices will be closed Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
New Guest Wireless Network
Aug. 28 2017
UMD now has a new Wi-Fi network for use by visitors to UMD!
Login Issues with the Central Authentication Service
Aug. 28 2017
Login issues affecting CAS, VPN, and umd-secure have been mitigated. There will be a additional system maintenance at 6:15 p.m.
Clicker Subscriptions Available at No Additional Cost
Aug. 23 2017
UMD student and faculty clicker licenses are now subsidized by the Student Tech Fee.
Move in Tech Support
Aug. 16 2017
DIT will offer several special opportunities for students to get help with getting devices connected during move-in for the Fall 2017 semester.
New Office Phones and Voicemail System for Faculty and Staff
Jul. 31 2017
The University of Maryland will be replacing faculty and staff office telephones beginning in August and continuing throughout the upcoming year. As part of this upgrade, you will also switch to a new voicemail system. Telephone numbers will not change.