Information Technology Services

New U-M Device Security Policy (SPG 601.33)

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The university recognizes that members of the university community can be productive and efficient when accessing or maintaining sensitive institutional data from their personally owned devices, such as smart phones, tablets, and laptop computer. To provide guidance for this use, there is a new U-M policy: Security of Personally Owned Devices That Access or Maintain Sensitive

Office 365 Available FREE through Microsoft

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Office 365 is now available FREE through an educational offer from Microsoft. As of November 11th all University of Michigan-Flint faculty, staff, and students are eligible for this offer.  We are also happy to announce that you may now signup using your UM-Flint email address (uniqname@umflint.edu). Included in this offer from Microsoft is… Office installations

The Anti-Piracy Exam is Over

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The Anti-Piracy Exam has ended. Thank you to all those who participated in this year’s exam. The goal of the exam is to spread awareness about internet piracy and with each test taken it helps the University of Michigan-Flint to become a more aware campus! Please don’t forget to check your email to see if

Last Chance to Take the Anti-Piracy Exam!

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Today is the last full day for the Anti-Piracy Exam on Blackboard. The Anti-Piracy Exam is scheduled to close at 5pm on November 13th. Be sure not to miss the chance to win great prizes! Students who pass the exam will be entered in the drawing to win* one of many cool prizes! This year’s participants have

Ticket Notification Delays

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Update: At this time the notification delays have been resolved. Thank you for your patience in this matter Our ticketing system is currently experiencing delays sending outbound email notifications. If you require immediate assistance please contact the ITS Helpdesk by phone at 810-762-3123. We apologize for any inconvenience these delays may cause.

Google Chrome Drops Support for Outlook Web App Required Function

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Beginning in version 37 of the Google Chrome web browser, Chrome has officially dropped support for a function used by the Outlook Web App (http://email.umflint.edu as a relevant example) resulting in the loss of functionality of several features. The affected features include, but are not limited to the “To button”, “CC button”, “BCC button”, and

Temporary Changes to Riverfront Wireless Services – October 16th

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On Thursday, October 16th ITS will be temporarily disabling the MWireless network currently available to the 2nd floor of the Riverfront Residence Hall. At that time, any and all devices requiring the MWireless network in this area will need to be reconfigured for connection to the eduroam network. The MWireless network will be restored the next day, Friday,

All Clear: Intermittent Network Issues

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At this time the ongoing internet connectivity issues experienced this weekend appear to have been resolved. If you are continuing to experience connectivity issues with campus resources please contact the ITS Helpdesk at 810-766-6804 opt 1 for further assistance.

Intermittent Internet Connection Failures

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Over the weekend we experienced intermittent internet connection failures, as of this morning the issues persist. We are in contact with our internet provider (MERIT) and they are working to resolve the issue. While we are working with Merit to resolve this problem you may experience slowness or intermittent pauses in your internet connection. We