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Volume 1, Issue 1

May 2007

A Note From the CIO

IT planning activities for 2007 have primarily focused on two key technology underpinnings that are critical to the future of UMB teaching, research, clinical care, and administrative operations... More...

CITS Reorganization

The Center for Information Technology Services (CITS) has recently reorganized to more effectively serve the campus community.  There are many specific reasons why these changes were made...  More...

UMB Emergency Communications to Include Text Messaging

The recent tragic events at Virginia Tech have prompted CITS to take action to improve emergency communications here at UMB.  Our current method of broadcasting email campus-wide can take upwards of four hours....   More...

Email +Voice Mail = Unified Messaging

The recent implementation of a new voice mail system on campus brings users the option to add the functionality of Unified Messaging.  Unified Messaging—also referred to as Unified Short Messaging Service or SMS—is the capability of having your voice mail messages delivered to the Inbox of your regular email account... More...

What is Coeus?

You may have heard the buzz about a new system called Coeus.  You may be wondering, “What is Coeus?”  Coeus is UMB’s fully integrated software solution that supports the research community’s needs to electronically create and route proposals for sponsored research project grants to external sponsors, especially the federal government...  More...

eUMB Budget Preparation System

A product of close cooperation between Division of Budget and Finance and CITS personnel, the new Budget Preparation System is actually a module of eUMB HRMS, so its look and feel will be familiar to current users of eUMB HRMS, Financials and RAVEN...  More...

Help for Your Outlook 2003 Email Account

Are you running Outlook (Exchange) 2003 and have questions about effectively managing your email account?  For a selection of useful tips, including instructions on accessing your email account remotely using Outlook Web Access (OWA) and more, click on

Last updated on May 15, 2007