Updates

Updated FAQs, April 9

Note: These UMaine/UMM FAQs are subject to change at any time. Please check the FAQ site for full information. The most recent additions and changes are at the top of this page for convenient review. UMM pass/fail questions update: What are the steps undergraduates need to take for the pass/fail grade option? Between April 10 and May […]

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UMS-IT additional Zoom security updates, April 6

US:IT has been working closely with Zoom on recommendations to provide the most secure web conferencing environment possible.  Changes will be implemented to help secure your Zoom sessions against the practice of “Zoombombing,” such as password protection of online meeting rooms by default. They have provided instructions to prevent Zoombombing.

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UMS work and pay guidance, April 3

The University of Maine System has provided work and pay guidance intended to continue to provide opportunities for employee income and benefit stability while also ensuring that employees do not face involuntary layoff as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic at least through June 30. Updates online include further guidance on working remotely.

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UMS-IT Zoom security update, April 2

With the increased need for remote instruction and telecommuting over the past weeks, Zoom has become an essential and indispensable tool for many of us — not just here in the University of Maine System, but worldwide. This increased attention has brought with it increased scrutiny and concern around the security and privacy practices of […]

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HR update on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, April 1

Information on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act For UMS employees, we recognize that during the current COVID-19 pandemic receiving the most accurate and up-to-date human resources information possible is of utmost importance. In compliance with Federal guidelines, we are providing the very latest information about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, (FFCRA), that took […]

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UMS launches ServingU website, April 1

The University of Maine System has launched a website designed to be a COVID-19 resource guide for learners of all ages, educators, Maine citizens and communities. It comes at a time when UMS facilities, supplies, services and people statewide are being deployed to aid in Maine’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The ServingU […]

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