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New Password Change Process for Students

Beginning this Saturday, March 4th 2017, UMKC students will be required to set their passwords using the new Secure Authentication Toolkit. If a student has not registered their security data in the Secure Authentication Toolkit before this weekend and needs to set a password, the toolkit will recognize the student has not registered and will […]

New email filtering changes

To better protect against phishing attempts, and malicious email attacks, an enhancement will be made to email filtering.  The UM System email team will implement this change starting September 28th. Inbound email is currently evaluated on how likely the message is spam.  For emails that are evaluated as high “likely spam”, three changes will be […]

It’s Back-To-School Time Again!

Fall semester 2016 is here! If you are a new student or faculty member, welcome. If you’ve been around a while, welcome back. To help with the back-to-school rush, the UMKC IS Call Center will be open this weekend: Saturday, August 20th from 11am to 5pm Sunday, August 21st from 12pm to 6pm Information Services […]

iOS 9.3.4 Security Update Available

Apple has released an update for its mobile operating system, iOS 9.3.4, which fixes a memory corruption issue that could be exploited “to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.” The update blocks a jailbreak bug known as IOMobileFrameBuffer. Please check your iOS device to ensure it is fully updated and patched.  This is done under […]

Getting Started with IT Resources for Students

Students at UMKC benefit from many technology resources and services. Whether you are new to the university, or are wanting to learn more about technology available on campus, Information Services has complied a list of technology resources available to help you succeed at UMKC. Check out our Getting Started with IT Resources for Students guide […]

Print Quota for Students – Now Allocated By Semester

Based on requests from students, UMKC is moving from a weekly print quota for students, to a semester-based quota allotment. Student print quota per semester is the same, we are just presenting it to students all at once, rather than on a week-by-week basis. Effective August 3rd, students who are enrolled for Fall 2015 semester […]

New Wireless Security Certificate Coming on December 7th.

The security certificate used to authenticate users on the UMKC wireless network will be replaced on the evening of Sunday, December 7th. This will cause Apple and possibly Android devices to prompt the user to confirm the new wireless certificate. Windows devices should automatically recognize the certificate. Users of Apple and Android devices will simply […]

It’s Back-To-School Time Again!

Fall semester 2014 is here! If you are a new student or faculty member, welcome. If you’ve been around a while, welcome back. To help with the back-to-school rush, the UMKC IS Call Center will be open this weekend: Saturday, August 23rd from 11am to 4pm Sunday, August 24th from 12pm to 6pm Information Services […]

Internet Traffic Slowness on 8/12/2014

On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014, Internet speed and access to some sites was severely slowed, affecting not just UMKC, but Internet Service Providers across the globe. An article published on zdnet.com described the problems in this way: “…Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routing tables have grown too large for some top-level Internet routers to handle. The […]

Computer or account trouble? No problem!

Computer trouble? Account issues? We can help! For technical assistance of all kinds, visit our Report a Problem website.