07/23/14

French Hall 205 Closed for Updates – 7/23/2014

Update 7/24: The French Hall 205 lab is now open

 

French Hall 205 will be closed Wednesday July 23rd and Thursday July 24th for upgrades.

ITS is working on some computer updates on Wednesday and we have some contractors here to work on the swipe access into the lab.  All other labs are available during this time.

Thank you for your understanding.

ITS

07/21/14

UPDATED, Our Phones are Back Up:ITS Helpdesk Phones Unavailable – 7/21/2014

UPDATE: Our phones are now back up and functioning.  That you for your patience.

 

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Good Morning!

 

The ITS Helpdesk phones are currently unavailable.  We are working with Ann Arbor to get this problem resolved and hope to have a resolution soon.

If you need to reach the Helpdesk until this problem is resolved please visit one of our Helpdesk locations (206 MSB or 3174 WSW – After 8am) or email us at itshelpdesk@umflint.edu.

 

Thank you and we apologize for the inconvenience.

Information Technology Services

07/16/14

MSB 206 Reopened

The construction crews worked quickly and have finished the work in 206 MSB therefore we have opened the doors and are ready for people to begin using the lab.

Thank you for your understanding while we all work around the construction in MSB.

-ITS

07/10/14

Single Sign-On Update – Blackboard Login Changing

ITS is pleased to announce that we will be upgrading the university’s Single Sign-On website (otherwise known as weblogin) on: July 12th

This new website will allow for announcements and notifications relevant to the specific services to be provided prior to log-in. As part of this upgrade, the Blackboard site will be moved to use Single Sign-On as well.

Below is a test image of the new website.

 SSO2

 

If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact the ITS Helpdesk at (810) 766-6804 or ITSHelpdesk@umflint.edu.

07/9/14

MSB 206 Lab Temporary Closing July 14th through 18th

The MSB 206 ITS Open Lab will be closed from Monday July 14th to Friday July 18th for construction. The 206 MSB ITS Helpdesk will remain open at our normal hours.

Below are the hours for the other ITS open labs.

Mon.-Thurs. Friday
Riverfront 24hr Swipe Access 24hr Swipe Access
3174 WSW 8am-5pm 8am-5pm
205 FH 7am-10pm 7am-6pm
Library 8am-10pm 8am-6pm

We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause.

If you have questions or concerns please contact the ITS Helpdesk at (810)766-6804 or itshelpdesk@umflint.edu

06/30/14

eduroam now LIVE

 

eduroam Wireless Network is now LIVE

eduroam (education roaming) is a secure, world-wide roaming access service which has been developed for use by the international research and education community. The University of Michigan Flint is the fourth campus in Michigan to offer this service. By implementing eduroam on our campus, users will gain the ability to travel to any other participating campus and continue to utilize the wireless network using their campus login information.

 

Connection instructions for eduroam

Windows 7/Vista: http://www.umflint.edu/helpdesk/perm/windows/configuring-windows-7-or-vista-to-access-eduroam-wireless-network/

Windows 8: http://www.umflint.edu/helpdesk/perm/windows/configuring-windows-8-to-access-eduroam-wireless-network/

Mac OSX: http://www.umflint.edu/helpdesk/perm/macintosh/configuring-mac-osx-to-access-eduroam-wireless-network/

06/23/14

Summer 2014

Parking Permit and Mcard Distribution

Located on the University Pavilion Stage (Under the ITS Tent)

Summer Hours – June 30th & July 1st

Monday, June 30th, 2014        8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014        8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Mcard and Parking Permit Requirements

Please be sure to bring your Government Issued Picture ID along with the

Make, Model, and License Plate Number for your vehicle to receive

your Student ID and Parking Permit.

Returning Students who Already have a Parking Permit:

Please bring your Mcard and Parking Permit to receive your validation sticker.

After the dates above ITS continues to distribute Mcards, parking permits, and/or validation stickers to students registered for the current semester throughout the semester at the Mcard stations in the open computing labs at 206 MSB and 3174 WSW.

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Looking Forward…

Fall Distribution – September 2nd-5th and September 8th

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014        8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014        8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014        8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Friday, September 5th, 2014        8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Monday, September 8th, 2014        8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

06/16/14

eduroam Service Launching: June 30th

The University of Michigan – Flint ITS is proud to announce the introduction of eduroam to our campus. eduroam (education roaming) is a secure, world-wide roaming access service which has been developed for use by the international research and education community. The University of Michigan Flint is the fourth campus in Michigan to offer this service. By implementing eduroam on our campus, users will gain the ability to travel to any other participating campus and continue to utilize the wireless network using their campus login information.

Michigan Campuses already using eduroam:

  • University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
  • Mott Community College
  • Calvin College

eduroam is scheduled to launch on: June 30th, 2014

 

*To connect to eduroam follow the steps for your operating system found at http://go.umflint.edu/wireless.

 

Map of participating US campuses: https://www.eduroam.us/eduroam_us_institutions

Map of participating International campuses: https://www.eduroam.us/eduroam_international_map

 

 

*Updated on 7/9/2014 to include links to the configuration documentation.