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UM System status updates

UM system status updates are available at https://status.missouri.edu/. Users can subscribe to receive updates via text messages, emails or RSS. Notices are sent for new outages, updates, and resolutions for a number of IT Systems at MU. UMKC system status updates are available at https://www.umkc.edu/is/Support/outages/. Notices are sent to groups as selected by the author […]

Connecting to WiFi

UMKC has wireless access covering most buildings and the Residence Halls.  If you need help connecting your phone, laptop, or gaming device you can find instructions here: https://www.umkc.edu/is/wireless.

Security updates for Windows 7 home PCs to connect to UMKC Network

UMKC is updating the way computers and devices connect to the UMKC network on December 20th.  Specifically we are updating to the latest version of TLS (Transport Layer Security), which is used to secure network communications.  While campus computers have been updated, home users running Windows 7 may need to update to the latest version […]

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 […]

Phishing – Don’t Get Hooked!

Phishing attacks – attempts to trick you into giving away personal information that can be used to access email and personal bank accounts – have become more frequent and sophisticated. It’s easy to mistake these these scams for legitimate requests, but there are some simple steps you can follow to avoid becoming a victim, and […]

IS Lab Updates

Over the last few months, Information Services has made significant improvements to student computer lab spaces on campus, as well as to the Remote Labs environment.

New Information Services RSS Feeds

Recent estimates report there are over 50 million blogs on the Web, and that number is growing every day. Sifting through so much information to get at what’s important to you can be overwhelming, but as the Web evolves, so do the tools and services used to access content. The old way of accessing information […]

New Lab Capacity Web Page

Wondering how busy the IS-managed labs are? Now you can find out by visiting our new lab capacity web page! The page is updated in real-time so you will always be able to find available workstations.