Mar. 30 2020
For UMD-specific details about COVID-19 response, please visit
For information about resources to operate remotely during the prolonged campus closure:
May. 6 2021
The IT Service Desk call center will be closed on Sunday, May 9. DIT offices will be closed Monday, May 31, and some services will have shorter hours leading to finals and through the summer.
Apr. 9 2021
DIT will host a virtual Terrapin Tech Expo on April 14, 2021 to show off some of what we can do for university community members! The expo showcases resources from the Division of IT as well as some of the commonly used vendors such as Dell, Apple, LinkedIn Learning, and more.
Apr. 7 2021
UMD community members, especially students, are invited to submit proposals for using Student Technology Fee funds.
Mar. 29 2021
Call for proposals for the 2021 ITL Conference is open until April 19.
Mar. 11 2021
DIT offices will be closed March 15-19 for Spring Break. Additional service modifications are listed.
Feb. 19 2021
Some reminders from the VP/CIO for faculty and staff to keep yourself and UMD data safe from cybercriminals this semester.
Feb. 19 2021
Automatic live transcription (closed captioning) is now available in UMD Zoom.
Feb. 4 2021
On April 11 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., many UMD IT services will be unavailable.
Feb. 4 2021
DIT is upgrading Wi-Fi equipment in South Campus Commons, Graduate Hills, and Graduate Gardens apartments begininning in January 2021.
Jan. 8 2021
Some DIT services have adjusted schedules during Winter Session.
Dec. 17 2020
Beginning Monday, January 11, 2021, UMD community members will no longer be able to access systems that use CAS authentication from computers running Windows 7 or Macintosh operating systems older than 10.13 (High Sierra).
Dec. 17 2020
Beginning on January 5, 2021, all new UMD Zoom recordings will be hosted on UMD Panopto servers instead of Zoom servers.
Dec. 10 2020
DIT offices will be closed Wednesday, December 23 through Sunday, January 3. Additional service modifications (including some for finals week) are listed.
Dec. 10 2020
Terrapin Tech is drastically slashing prices on all open box and clearance products starting December 14.
Dec. 3 2020
All new requests for an email group/list are being processed as Google Groups or Listserv lists. Learn about other changes to mail reflectors.
Nov. 19 2020
Secure Share is a new service that can help with sharing documents that include confidential or personally identifiable information.
Nov. 19 2020
Eight One Button Studios (simple-to-operate recording studios) are now available across campus!
Nov. 12 2020
Division of IT offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27 for the university's Thanksgiving break. Some will also have adjusted hours earlier in the week.
Oct. 23 2020
Join us October 28 for the fourth Terrapin Tech Expo (and first virtual one) to learn about some of what DIT can do for university community members!