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Emergency Security Update: VPN Required to Update Certain University Websites - Th., 9/15

September 12, 2022

Starting Thursday, September 15, 2022, Virtual Private Network (VPN) will be required to make changes to certain university websites from off-campus.

Blackboard Now Available - Wed., 9/7

September 7, 2022

Blackboard, one of the learning management systems at UMass Amherst, is now available following a brief widespread service outage reported earlier today, Wednesday, September 7. 
For more information, see Blackboard's Service Status website.

MGHPCC Unity Cluster Transition Updates – September 2022

September 7, 2022

UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) continues to perform the upgrades and capacity building necessary for the Unity cluster to become a scalable replacement for the legacy Shared Cluster at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC).

Emergency Maintenance Completed: Fall 2022 Blackboard Courses Available – Sat., 9/3

September 3, 2022

Saturday, September 3

Emergency maintenance on Blackboard, one of the learning management systems at UMass Amherst, has been completed. Fall 2022 courses in Blackboard have been restored and are available.

Students:

Log In to Virtual Private Network (VPN) Using Microsoft Two-Step Login - Weds., 8/31

August 30, 2022

Starting Wednesday, August 31, 2022, all UMass Amherst community members using the Virtual Private Network (VPN) service will log in to VPN using Microsoft two-step login (rather than Duo).

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