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Google Apps At UMass Amherst Login Issue Resolved Weds., 8/14

August 14, 2019

UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) has resolved an issue affecting the ability to log in to Apps at UMass Amherst (Google Apps). We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Thank you for your patience. If you have questions or are still experiencing issues accessing Apps at UMass Amherst, please contact IT User Services at (413) 545-TECH (8324) or it@umass.edu.

UMail Switchover Deadline for Subsidiary Account Owners Extended to Tues., 9/17

August 7, 2019

UMass Amherst subsidiary account owners now have until Tuesday, September 17, to switch their account's email service from UMail to UMass Amherst Google Mail. After September 17, all remaining subsidiary accounts with UMail will be switched to Google Mail automatically.

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Sat., 8/3

August 3, 2019

On August 3, 2019, a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject "RE : No Subject." began targeting members of the UMass Amherst community.

The email appears to have been sent by "Kumble R. Subbaswamy" and asks the recipient "Do you have a minute?"

Caution: This email did not come from the University of Massachusetts or the Chancellor. It is a phishing scam designed to trick you into providing your personal information or other things of value.

IT Repair Center & Enterprise Desktop Support Move To Dickinson Hall & Re-open Mon., 8/12

August 2, 2019

Starting on Monday, August 12, 2019, the IT Repair Center and Enterprise Desktop Support, two critical branches of IT User Services, open in a new, more central campus location - Dickinson Hall (pdf), right behind South College. 15-minute parking is available next to the building for quick equipment drop-off.

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Monday, 7/22

July 22, 2019

On July 22, 2019, a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject “UMass -Admin" began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by "Venega, Rodrigo Alejandro," notifies the recipient “You have a pending message”, and contains a web link labeled "click Here." The links in the message direct the recipient to a fraudulent version of a UMass login page.