Information Technology Services

Open Web Sessions

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Attention Faculty and Staff: This is a reminder of our upcoming Open Web Sessions starting in January 2017. These sessions are drop-in sessions that allow you to get help with any web-related topics, including Drupal, FormAssembly, WordPress, etc.. All sessions take place in 431 French Hall.  The following is a list of the upcoming sessions: Wednesday,

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Tech Spotlight: Amazon Echo Dot

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Welcome to Tech Spotlight, a new ITS series providing regular updates on the most exciting new technology products and services. To start off, we are going to look at one of the most exciting areas in technology, artificial intelligence (AI), by exploring the Amazon Echo Dot (2nd generation) with the Alexa voice assistant. Computers can’t think for themselves yet

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Smarter Car Technology – Part 2: Accessories

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The car you drive is a rolling computer with a plethora of motors and sensors. How can you get more modern functionality in a car stuck in the past? There are affordable accessories and upgrades that can make your car smarter. We are going to look at three, including diagnostic adapters, Bluetooth auxiliary adapters for audio streaming and hands free

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Smarter Car Technology – Part 1: Apps

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Technology advances faster than most people can keep up with. The technology in your car is probably out of date before you even drive it off the dealer lot. Unfortunately, most cars cannot get software/firmware updates on their own, like our smartphones and computers. We are stuck with the slow recalls and software updates, if

ITS Outstanding Customer Service Award

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ITS is proud to present the first recipients of the annual ITS Outstanding Customer Service Award. Every year this award will be presented to both a full-time and part-time worker from ITS that has proven to go above and beyond in the field of customer service. Both recipients hail from the Mediated Classroom Services group.

Phishing Email Alert

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Dear Campus Community, The University was targeted in a phishing attack recently carried out via a compromised email account. The emails did not originate from our campus and were likely “spoofed”, meaning the sender address and/or name is faked.  This is done to make the victim believe the message is legitimate.  There will likely be

Banner and SIS Access Restored

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This morning at approximately 6:30am ITS encountered an unexpected outage with our Banner and SIS systems. ITS technicians recognized the outage and took immediate action restoring Banner systems by 7:35am and restoring full functionality of all other systems by 8:45am. The following services were affected during this time: Banner (http://banner.umflint.edu/), SIS (http://sis.umflint.edu/), and TouchNet (online

Special Hours for 3174 WSW Open Lab

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On Monday, September 12, the open computer lab and ITS Helpdesk located in 3174 William S. White building will be closed from 8am to 2pm for testing. At 2pm the lab and helpdesk will reopen for use. All other open labs will be open normal hours and the ITS Helpdesk located in 206 MSB will

ITS System Update

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Dear Campus Community, On September 4th, 2016 at approximately 7:30am, ITS technicians discovered a critical system failure of our primary and backup time servers. These times servers are responsible for syncing all systems to the current date and time, and this failure caused many services to become unusable including: Banner, SIS, Blackboard and the main