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RESOLVED: Moodle in the Cloud: Issues with Summer Courses - Weds., 8/18

August 18, 2021

11:30 a.m.

Courses in Moodle in the Cloud are now available. The access and availability issues reported earlier have been resolved. Please contact IT User Services (413-545-9400 or with questions or concerns.

Windows Virtual Desktop is Now Azure Virtual Desktop – Thurs., 8/19

August 18, 2021

 As of Thursday, August 19, Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) is now Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD). This service allows UMass Amherst students, faculty, and staff to access available software remotely from any device.

WVD will be temporarily unavailable after 5 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, 8/18) while changes are applied.

Moodle to SPIRE Grade Import Feature Unavailable - Weds., 8/18

August 18, 2021

2:30 p.m.

UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) is investigating reports that the automatic feature that imports grades from Moodle to SPIRE is unavailable for some courses. More updates will posted once they become available. 

UMass Amherst Box Accounts to Be Deactivated Tues., 8/17

August 11, 2021

Box, UMass Amherst’s legacy online storage service, has been retired, and UMass Amherst Box accounts will be deactivated on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.

Login Experience for Moodle, Zoom, Other Campus Services to Change - Weds., 8/18

August 9, 2021

The login experience for some UMass Amherst services will soon change to a Microsoft-provided process.

Starting Wednesday, August 18, 2021: