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Coming Soon: New Login Experience for All UM Apps and Services

  • As you may know, UMIT is in the process of rolling-out a consistent, UM-branded login page for all UM applications and services in the coming months.

Listserv Upgraded to Version 17.0 to Include Great New Features!

  • Listserv, the University's email management software, was upgraded to version 17.0 on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. Now, you'll notice several noteworthy changes within Listserv, including a brand new web inteface and HTML newsletter builder.

LinkedIn Learning Courses Now Available in ULearn!

  • Human Resources (HR), in partnership with UMIT, has to integrated the new LinkedIn Learning library into ULearn, the University's Learning Management System (LMS), to enable you to easily manage course registration, tracking, and reporting.

Lynda.com was Upgraded to LinkedIn Learning on Friday, June 21, 2019

  • We are excited to announce that Microsoft upgraded Lynda.com, UM's learning and development platform, Lynda.com, to LinkedIn Learning on Friday, June 21, 2019!

Java License Changes – Open-Source Versions Available for Use

  • Earlier this year, Oracle announced that Java—one of the most popular programming languages in the world—will no longer be available for commercial use without a license.

Duo Mobile Support for iOS 10 and Android 6 Ending on July 28, 2019

  • On this date, Duo will no longer support theDuo Mobile application for iOS 10 and Android 6. This end of support milestone is not an end of life for the Duo application on devices with these operating systems; push and app-generated passcode authentications will continue to function on installed apps. 

Microsoft's Windows 7 will No Longer be Supported as of January 14, 2020

  • On this date, Windows 7 machines will no longer receive Microsoft patches to ensure that they are properly secured, which can result in hackers taking over your machine or compromising your personal information.

All Mainframe Accounts Were Deactivated on Saturday, March 30, 2019

  • As part of the University of Miami's committment to close down mainframe applications that ERP applications replaced, access to legacy mainframe services was deactivated on March 30.

Advisory for Students: Changes to Your IT Services Access After Graduation

  • Before you head off on your next adventure, we wanted to share some information about your access to IT services after you leave the University of Miami.

New Process for Governance Requests

  • UMIT implemented a new governance request process on September 26, 2017. The new process streamlines requests for service (RFS) into an easy-to-use online form via UService (ServiceNow).

High Sierra, Apple's Operating System, Now Compatible with McAfee Products

  • UMIT has completed testing of High Sierra, the new version of Mac’s operating system (macOS). High Sierra is now compatible with McAfee products, including anti-virus and encryption software.

Frank Azuola Named Associate Vice President for Enterprise Applications and Services

  • As a member of the UMIT Executive Cabinet, Frank will serve as a visionary enterprise application architect for the University of Miami and will work to constantly evolve the highly-integrated nature of the university’s enterprise systems with a goal of efficient operations and high-quality data.

UMIT: Give to United Way

  • Did you know that every unrestricted dollar you give to the United Way is worth $2.16 of help to the community? Take a quick look at how far your contribution can really go.

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