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Planned Network Maintenance: Wired Network Connectivity on Campus – Thurs., 3/16

March 8, 2023

On Thursday, March 16, 2023, from 7-8 a.m., UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) will perform planned network maintenance. Wired network connectivity will be interrupted during the maintenance window.

The interruption to wired network connectivity should be quick but devices may need to be restarted once maintenance is complete. Wireless network connectivity will not be impacted.

Repointing MX Records from Email Domain - Fri., 3/10

March 8, 2023

On Friday, March 10th, 2023, UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) will re-point the MX records from the email domain from our on-premises mail servers to Office 365. The re-pointing project has allowed for the correct setup of SPF and DKIM records on all of these domains.

Canvas to Become the Single Learning Management System at UMass Amherst

March 2, 2023

Canvas, a leading digital learning platform among public research universities, will become the single learning management system (LMS) at UMass Amherst starting in fall 2023. Canvas will gradually replace Moodle and Blackboard courses over the next two years. Canvas comes with many benefits including:

Legitimate Email Messages Miscategorized as Spam in Google Mail: IT Working to Address Latest Issues & Steps You Can Take Today

February 27, 2023

Members of the campus community using Google Mail report an increased number of legitimate emails miscategorized as spam. UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) is working to address this issue with urgency.

Planned Maintenance: Network Connectivity Interruption in John W. Olver Design Building – Wed., 3/8

February 27, 2023

On Wednesday, March 8, 2023, from 7 to 9 a.m., UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) will perform network reconfiguration in the John W. Olver Design Building.