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Moodle Transition: Legacy Moodle Updates - Fall 2021

September 2, 2021

This fall, UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) continues to optimize the learning experience for the campus community, following the launch of Moodle in the Cloud last spring. 

UPDATE: Emergency Maintenance Complete: SPIRE, Google Workspace & Other Campus Services Restored - Weds., 9/1

September 1, 2021

Microsoft OneDrive Quota Limit Errors – Weds., September 1, 2021

September 1, 2021

Microsoft OneDrive at UMass Amherst offers 2 terabytes of secure online file storage (with storage limit increases available by request) for students, faculty, and staff at no additional cost. 

During a recent update, Microsoft inadvertently reverted UMass Amherst OneDrive accounts to the default 1 terabyte storage limit. Members of the campus community who have more than 1 terabyte of files in OneDrive are affected.  

UPDATE: Connectivity & Access to Campus Resources Issues Reported - Tue., 8/31

August 31, 2021

9:00 p.m.

Our technical teams are working to resolve issues impacting SPIRE. Members of the campus community may not be able to log in to SPIRE, may experience slowness or an unpredictable user experience. 

5:45 p.m.

UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) is investigating connectivity and other access issues first reported at approximately 4:30 p.m. this afternoon.

Intermittent SPIRE Issues Reported - Thurs., 8/26

August 26, 2021

11:30 a.m.

UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) is investigating reports of intermittent SPIRE issues. Some members of the campus community report frequent logouts that they did not initiate. If you are experiencing problems accessing other IT Services, please contact IT User Services at 413-545-TECH (8324) or