Search Google Appliance

Information Technology

News

Construction Advisory: Parking Lot Next to IT User Services To Close Temporarily Starting on Tue., 8/21

August 20, 2018

Starting on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, Lot 61, the parking lot next to IT User Services, between Lederle Graduate Research Center (LGRC) and Conte Polymer Research Center, will be closed due to construction.

  • Drivers who require handicap-accessible parking may still use the spots at the end of the lot. To access these spots, pull into Lot 61 from Governors Drive and follow the instructions of the construction crews.
  • All other drivers can use the metered parking in Lot 43 at the northeast corner of the roundabout, next to Totman Gym. 

 

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Thurs., 8/16

August 16, 2018

On August 16, 2018, a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject "Fwd: [Share-file] Kumble R. Subbaswamy Shared An Urgent Document with you" began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by “Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy,” notifies the recipient that they are receiving an important document and contains web links to “Important document.” The links in the message direct the recipient to a fraudulent login page asking for email accounts and passwords.

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Wednesday., 8/15

August 15, 2018

On August 15, 2018, a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject "Notification of Ticket Escalation" began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by "Service," notifies the recipient "I have marked your request as closed," and contains a link to "Your Incident." 

The link in the message directs the user to a fraudulent UMass login page.

UMass IT Account Access Issues Resolved - Wed., 8/2

August 2, 2018

Update 8/2/2018:

UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) has resolved issues involving UMass IT accounts, including certain SPIRE functionalities.

If you continue to have trouble accessing SPIRE or have issues related to your UMass IT account, please contact IT User Services at (413) 545-TECH (8324) or it@umass.edu.


Originally published 8/1/2018:

Zoom Videoconferencing Maintenance and Login Changes Mon., 8/20

August 2, 2018

On Monday, August 20, 2018, UMass Amherst's Zoom video conferencing service will be unavailable between 10:00 a.m. and noon while UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) performs service maintenance.

After 12:00 p.m. on Monday 8/20: