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Planned Maintenance: UMass Amherst WordPress Websites Network Updates - 8/19 & 8/24

August 24, 2024

On both Monday, August 19th and Saturday, August 24th, there will be a planned, one-hour maintenance window on the 

Google Storage Changes for All New UMass Amherst Google Drive Accounts

July 23, 2024

Effective Tuesday, July 23, 2024, UMass Amherst Information Technology (UMass IT) is implementing a 20 GB data cap for all new UMass Amherst Google Drive accounts. This change does not apply to existing Google accounts for students, staff, or faculty at UMass Amherst. 

CrowdStrike Outage Updates - Fri., 07/19

July 19, 2024

As of 9 a.m. on Friday, July 19, 2024, UMass Amherst systems and services have not been affected by the worldwide outage of systems protected by CrowdStrike. UMass Amherst Information Technology (UMass IT) is aware of the issues and monitoring UMass Amherst systems and services. 

Google Drive Quota Message Sent in Error - 07/18

July 18, 2024

UMass Amherst Information Technology (UMass IT) sent out a message yesterday, July 17th at 4:30 p.m., about Google Drive data storage in error. This email was only intended to go to users with 20 GB or more of data stored on their Google Drives associated with their University email addresses. Please disregard and accept our apologies for the confusion and inconvenience.

Planned Maintenance: Network Connectivity Interruption in Curry Hicks, Curry Hicks Cage, Curry Hicks Addition- Wed., 07/17

July 17, 2024

On Wednesday, July 17th, 2024, from 7 to 8 a.m., UMass Amherst Information Technology (IT) will perform network reconfiguration in Curry Hicks, Curry Hicks Cage, and Curry Hicks Addition.