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Computing Services

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) offers employees the opportunity to receive on-line network services including, but not limited to, set up of local area networks (LAN) and departmental Web-sites.  Services also include, but are not limited to:

  • Computer hardware set-up
  • E-mail and network user accounts, dial up support
  • PC and Mac consulting
  • Training in software applications, the Internet, and on-line pedagogy
  • New media development (e.g., Web, CD-ROM, streaming video and audio)
  • Classroom technologies (audio visual services)
  • USM Distance Education Network
  • Application development for key campus systems
  • Network infrastructure and high-end computing for research

OIT Staff provide prompt response to service calls and will assist departments/staff with warranty and maintenance agreements for computers.

For more information regarding the OIT, contact 410-455-3208; or for network or computer problems, contact the Help Desk at 410-455-3838.  OIT also has a web site which can be accessed at doit.umbc.edu.

For information on technology and software (including Work-at-Home Agreement for MS Office) at educational pricing visit the Bookstore website.