News

Feb. 2 2017
UMD Box has discontinued support for Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) and 10 (IE10), including compatibility mode versions.
Jan. 29 2017
Starting on February 13, 2017, the Gmail service will no longer allow .js file attachments.
Jan. 5 2017
Some Division of IT offices will have adjusted schedules during the Winter Session.
Dec. 14 2016
DIT offices will be closed Friday, December 23 through Monday, January 2. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Additional service modifications are listed.
Dec. 6 2016
Duo Mobile app no longer supports some older operating systems, but will continue working if already installed.
Nov. 28 2016
During the university’s Winter Break from Tuesday, December 27 at 7 a.m. until Wednesday, December 28 at 7 a.m., there will be an outage of many university IT services.
Nov. 21 2016
The Fall 2016 Dell bulk buy period for UMD institutional purchases is November 21, 2016 through January 13, 2017. Dell has created a special website for this bulk purchase timeframe; registration on the site is not required.
Nov. 18 2016
On Monday, November 21, DIT plans to release an updated version of the University Directory search and related ID management screens.
Nov. 16 2016
Division of IT offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25 for the university's Thanksgiving break. Offices will reopen on Monday, November 28, 2016.
Additional service modifications are listed.
Oct. 21 2016
If you want your university email delivered to UMD Google, be sure your email address in ARES follows this format: DirectoryID@g.umd.edu.
Oct. 5 2016
Two types of phishing attempts have been directed at UMD community members recently -- both invitations to act on online documents.
Sep. 14 2016
Yesterday morning the Division of IT network engineers discovered wireless users on campus were experiencing inconsistencies in accessing the Wi-Fi network. DIT worked diligently around the clock to troubleshoot the issue and determine the root cause of the connectivity lapses.
Aug. 26 2016
Welcome to Fall 2016! Learn how DIT’s tech support offerings can help you succeed at UMD.
Aug. 24 2016
The Service Desk's call center (301.405.1500) will have special hours during Fall 2016 move-in weekends.
Aug. 19 2016
Division of IT offices will be closed Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. Additional schedule adjustments are listed...
Jul. 29 2016
UMD and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) are partnering to provide HPC resources for use in higher education and research communities.