Search Google Appliance

Information Technology

News

Planned Maintenance: SPIRE Unavailable - Sat., 1/16, 8 a.m. - Noon

January 16, 2021

SPIRE, the university's student records system, will be unavailable from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, January 16, while UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) performs planned maintenance. If you are experiencing issues with SPIRE outside of the maintenance window, please contact IT User Services at 413-545-TECH (8324) or it@umass.edu.

Windows Virtual Desktop: Changes for Spring 2021

January 15, 2021

In preparation for the Spring 2021 semester, we are making some changes to Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD).

Starting Wednesday, January 20:

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Tues., 1/19

January 13, 2021

On January 19, 2021 a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject “Just send your cellphone number” began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email appears to have been sent by “Stephen Sireci” and asks the recipient “Kindly reply back with your personal text number ASAP."

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

Security Alert! New Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community - Weds., 1/13

January 13, 2021

On January 13, 2021, a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject “You have a Faculty E-Learning message” began targeting UMass Amherst email users.

The email notifies the recipient “You have a Faculty E-Learning message notification file from your Department” and contains a link to “SIGN IN HERE”. The links in the message direct the recipient to a fraudulent version of a UMass login page.

Email Delivery Issues Resolved - Fri., 1/8

January 8, 2021

Update Fri., 1/8:

Between Saturday, December 19, 2020 and Friday, January 8, 2021, email messages sent from UMass Amherst email accounts to some non-UMass addresses may have been temporarily delayed or blocked. During this time period:

Pages