Information Technology

  1. August 15, 2016

    University information technology policies

    Using information technology is integral to how the university conducts its business. The institution provides direction and guidance regarding the fundamental use of IT on its campuses through four channels.

  2. August 15, 2016

    Recently changed IT policies

    U-M executive officers recently approved changes to several IT policies in the Standard Practice Guide.

  3. August 15, 2016

    University to revise information technology security policy

    U-M is revising its information technology security policy to establish a single, comprehensive IT security and information assurance program for all three campuses and the Health System.

  4. August 5, 2016

    U-M preparing to say goodbye to CTools course sites this fall

    Beginning with the fall semester, CTools will no longer be available for U-M classes — but Canvas will, and there are many support options available for the new learning management system.

  5. July 29, 2016

    Proposals sought for Michigan IT Symposium in November

    The Michigan IT Symposium Committee is now accepting proposals for conference sessions to be held at the 2016 Michigan IT Symposium on Nov. 22. The deadline is Aug. 12.

  6. July 11, 2016

    U-M launches two specializations for new generation of data scientists

    The University of Michigan is launching two new series of courses on Coursera as part of its commitment to developing curricula and lifelong learning opportunities for a new generation of data science students.

  7. June 15, 2016

    New on-campus data-science and computational services available

    Researchers across campus now have access to several new services to help them navigate the new tools and methodologies emerging for data-intensive and computational research.

  8. June 8, 2016

    Contract makes Blue Jeans available to most units, students across U-M

    The Blue Jeans online conferencing system now is available to much of the campus community through a partnership with a variety of units that have joined in a cost-sharing contract.

  9. June 8, 2016

    Modern options to replace MTokens beginning this summer

    In an effort to further protect personal and institutional data, U-M this summer will begin replacing MTokens with a new, more flexible two-factor authentication system.

  10. May 10, 2016

    Canvas Crew offering one-on-one support to faculty this summer

    The Canvas Crew, a team of students and staff from several U-M units, will provide in-person, one-on-one support to faculty moving courses to the Canvas learning management system.