Updates & Announcements
Campus Network Drive Transition

Hello UM-Flint Campus Community – What’s Happening? The UM-Flint campus Google migration project is continuing, and all UM-Flint students, faculty, and staff now have access to the UM Google G Suite. Because of this, UM-Flint ITS will soon be phasing out all existing onsite network data storage hardware. For most users, this onsite network storage …

H: and I: Drives To Be Phased Out

Hello UM-Flint Campus Community – What’s Happening? The UM-Flint campus Google migration project is continuing, and all UM-Flint students, faculty, and staff now have access to the UM Google G Suite. Because of this, UM-Flint ITS will soon be phasing out all existing onsite network data storage hardware. For most users, this onsite network storage …

Email Address Changes in Banner and Blackboard

ITS is pleased to announce that the project to move to Google G Suite has progressed to the point where we can begin changing key systems over to using @umich.edu email addresses natively instead of @umflint.edu addresses. Since the move of students to Gmail in June of this year, and faculty/staff prior to that, any …

What’s Next For The Fall 2019 Semester?

The project focus will now shift to ensuring that all business systems that rely on email communication are also being migrated to Gmail, and @umich.edu email addresses. All outstanding issues that were on hold pending the completion of the active migrations will now be addressed, including clarifying or identifying solutions for mass email, mail merge, …

Campus Google Migrations Are Complete!

ITS is pleased to announce that all planned migrations to the UMich Google G Suite have been completed. This includes all students, faculty, and staff. This has been a challenging process for everyone in the campus community, and we thank you for your patience and cooperation! …

Open Training Sessions Begin June 3rd

The Google Migration team has begun to schedule open training sessions with a focus on Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Drive, followed by a Q&A session. This training will be held biweekly on Mondays from 9:30-10:30AM, beginning on June 3rd in French Hall 431. BlueJeans video conferencing will be in place for those that cannot …

Proposed Migration Timeline is Now Available

The full proposed migration timeline has been posted. Please click “Migration Schedule” in the left-hand column to view the detailed schedule, or click here. …

Active Migration Phase Begins in April.

The active migration phase of the Google project launches the first week of April, with administrative departments leading the way. Departments reporting to the Vice-Chancellor for Business and Finance, and the Vice-Chancellor for Enrollment Management will migrate during April, with departments reporting to the Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs beginning in May. Beyond early May, the …

Early Adoption Phase is Complete!

With the migration of University Communications, as well as a group of individual Faculty and Staff users from a number of different departments, the early adoption phase of the project is now complete. We heartily and sincerely thank all of our early adopters, as well as the additional individuals and departments who volunteered as early …

First Group of Early Adopters Migrated

ITS has succesfully migrated our first early adopters to Google as of Tuesday, February 5th. Our first adopters included the Francis Thompson Library, the Office of Extended Learning, and University Advancement. We offer our sincere thanks to these departments for offering to be migrated early and for their continued feedback. Other early adopter units are …