Information Technology Services

Northbank Center New Open Lab Stations

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ITS is happy to announce that we now offer 4 open lab stations in the newly remodeled basement of the Northbank Center. In addition to the new computers, ITS is also looking into adding printer to round out the area. The stations are conveniently located next to Simply To Go and are available to all students/faculty/staff.

Helpdesk Phone Maintenance – 4/8/2016

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Dear Campus Community, We have just gotten word from University of Michigan – Ann Arbor that maintenance will be performed on our phone system for the remainder of the evening.  During this time, the ITS Helpdesk may be unreachable via phone.  We will continue to monitor and respond to email at itshelpdesk@umflint.edu. Phone operations should

Lab Closure 03/25/2016

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Attention Campus Community: ITS is happy to announce that we will be upgrading our 206 Murchie Science Building open computer lab. The existing lab area will be expanded to include more space for people with laptops or that just need space to sit. However, to accomplish this expansion, the lab will be closed on Friday,

Campus ITS Computer Lab Problems Update

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The computer lab stations that had login errors in the Library, 205 FH, 3174 WSW, and 2nd floor Riverfront should be mostly resolved. The login process might be slower than normal while all the kinks are ironed out. Our System Engineers continue to work on and monitor the performance issues and are working to fully

Campus ITS Computer Lab Problems

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We are currently experiencing issues with lab stations that is preventing users from logging in on all 3 floors of the Library, 205 FH, 3174 WSW, and 2nd floor Riverfront. Our Systems Engineers team is currently working diligently on resolving the issue. Until the issue is fixed, we suggest using the 206 MSB lab, which

Best Affordable Cell Phone Service

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Smartphones are an amazing achievement of modern technology. You can have a cell phone, portable gaming device, GPS, web browser, smart home controller, and so much more in a device that fits in your hand. The downside, however, is the high cost of the data and voice plans, which start at $40-$50 at the big

New and Improved UM-Flint Search

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The ITS Web group has released an updated search for the main website. The updated search is powered by a physical Google Search Appliance that resides on campus. The search appliance utilizes the same technology that powers Google.com‘s search results.  By using this technology, we can offer our users the best experience and results to their queries. The

Library Network Outage

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Earlier we experienced a network outage in the library that affected network, internet, and phone connectivity.  We were able to quickly trace the problem to an electrical outage in the network closet.  After contacting facilities, they were able to restore power to the closet.  Once the power was restored, we were able to reboot all

Best Freeware for Your Computer

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As the saying goes, the best things in life are free, and at the ITS Helpdesk we are inclined to agree. Without programs on your computer, it would be very restricted as to what it could do, regardless of the operating system. What is Freeware? Freeware, not to be confused with malicious software called malware,