2021/03/16 - Action Required - All UMB computers
If you use a UMB laptop or desktop computer from off campus:
- You MUST connect to SOM VPN (Cisco AnyConnect) BEFORE logging into windows
- You MUST connect to SOM VPN (Cisco AnyConnect) from off-campus at least weekly for several hours
- You MUST ensure your device is connected to the internet at least twice a week for a few hours
These steps are crucial to ensure your computer functions properly and remains secure.
Note: If you have a device that is no longer used, it MUST be brought in for reallocation or proper disposal per UMB Policy. Note: Failure to return University purchased devices will be considered theft and reported to UMB as such.
If you're having trouble, please enter a ticket for assistance.
2021/03/09 - Skype for Business end date 3/24/21
As we have previously communicated, Microsoft is ending Skype for Business and has moved all functionality into Microsoft Teams. To align with the School of Medicine, Skype for Business will be taken offline 3/24/21. We recommend that you visit this page to learn more about Microsoft Teams. Teams offers group collaboration with video conferencing, chat, channels, and file sharing.
If you do not use or know what Skype for Business is, you are not effected in any way. If you have problems, please enter a ticket for assistance.
2021/02/15 - Tiger Connect (Doc Halo replacement) – go-live tomorrow
Reminder Tiger Connect (Doc Halo replacement) goes live tomorrow at UMMC Downtown and Midtown. Doc Halo will only continue to function for 30days after go-live so please communicate as needed. All of the information that is available for the TigerConnect project including user guides, FAQ's, videos, etc is available at https://www.umms.org/tigerconnect (You do not have to be behind the firewall to access).
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