Information Technology Services

Holiday Break Scheduled Maintenance

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Information Technology Services (ITS), working in conjunction with Facilities and the Office of Extended Learning (OEL), will be completing some necessary maintenance on December 28th, 2020 from 12:01 am to midnight.  Throughout that 24 hour period, access to most services hosted on the Flint campus will be intermittent.  This will include but is not limited

Security Alert: Extortion emails with old passwords in the subject line

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The Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) would like to alert users that scammers are once again attempting to take advantage of users on our campus.  Information Assurance, on the Ann Arbor campus, has seen an uptick of extortion emails that will often contain an old personal password in the subject line.  This can be

Remote Resource Guide

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Dear Campus Community,  As many of you are actively involved in preparing your Continuity of Operations guides, I would like to encourage you to take some steps to be prepared.   ITS has prepared the Remote Resource Guide to assist you in this endeavour.  In this guide we have compiled information from the ITS Support Center

Campus Forms Transition

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As you may have heard, ITS will be discontinuing our FormAssembly service. The developers of FormAssembly have ceased development of their onsite product and have moved to a costly pay-per-user cloud-based platform.  What this means for you. ITS has already ended new user creation in FormAssembly. New FormAssembly forms creation will end December 1st, 2019, but

Windows 7 End Of Life

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Following the lead of UM Information Assurance, the UM-Flint campus will be ending support for Windows 7 on December 31st, 2019.   ITS is now in the process of upgrading all university owned computers to Windows 10. Currently, we have identified over 500 devices on campus that are still running Windows 7 and must be

New Name for Google Team Drives

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Google has decided to rename “Team Drives” to “Shared Drives”. This will not affect functionality; it is only a name change. In the Google Drive web app, in the left side panel, “Team Drives” will become “Shared drives”. The names of the drives and their content should not change. File paths of content linked from

Google Transition

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Google is coming! In the coming year, UM-Flint will begin to transition campus from our current Microsoft-based email and calendar system to Google’s Gmail and Calendar services. In an effort to make this transition as smooth as possible ITS will be hosting several town hall presentations where we will discuss the plans for this upcoming

Mcard & Parking Permit Changes!

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Hello new and returning students, Some of you may know that we have made changes to Mcard and Parking Permits for the upcoming school year. Both of these processes have been converted to a self-service system in order to save you time. Below are details about each process. Mcards: Students who need to receive their