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Office of Information Technology (OIT)

OIT is the central IT department on campus. Services that OIT provide include:

  • Email
  • Voicemail
  • Terp Connect - Storage space for files and websites on an OIT server
  • Terrapin Technology Store - purchase laptops and desktops, both Mac and Windows, at a discounted price
  • Software Licensing - discounted software for home, departmental, and work use
  • OIT Help Desk- for faculty, staff, and students
  • Computer Labs- lab locations on campus, with hours of operation and hardware, software available by building. Available for both faculty and student use. 
  • Technology Classrooms - classrooms equipped with basic technology such as video projectors, VCR/DVD players, audio and/or video recording capability, etc.
  • Teaching Theatres - classrooms designed to provide state-of-the-art technology, with individual student workstations, an internal sound system, ceiling-mounted mics and video cameras, etc.
  • OIT Learning Technologies- a branch of OIT’s Academic Support that provides training and consultations in teaching with technology, supporting tools such as ELMS, blogs, wikis, digital media, clickers, and more. LT sponsors a series of Brown Bag discussions, which are faculty-led presentations about teaching with learning technology tools, as well as a weekly How do I? webinar.

For more information about OIT resources for faculty members, visit the OIT Faculty Support page.


Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)

MITH is "an applied think tank for the digital humanities" that offers fellowships to faculty with technology projects that require in-depth design, consultation, customized programming, and/or project management. MITH invites guest speakers on a regular basis to give presentations in a series of "Digital Dialogues" that are open to the public. 

The Committee on New Technologies (CNT)

CNT is charged with advising the College of Arts and Humanities on strategy and policy in the application of new technologies in scholarship, instruction, and creative activities. The Committee is comprised of faculty and staff members who represent various units within the College.

Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)

To promote teaching with technology, CTE offers pedagogical advice to faculty members seeking to enhance their teaching, including the funding of Improvement of Instruction Grants.

Classroom Support Project

Central point of contact for faculty/staff teaching in classrooms equipped with basic technology such as video projectors, VCR/DVD players, audio recording capability, etc.

Nonprint Media Services

Nonprint Media Services is a branch of the UM Libraries and a central repository for audiovisual material. Located on the ground floor of Hornbake Library, Nonprint Media Services offers ELMS Course Reserves Media, Dial Access, Group Playback Rooms, and audiovisual equipment loans for faculty, staff, and students, as well as an online collection of digital videos at Films@UM .

Language Media Services

Language Media Services (LMS) is a support unit within ARHU's School of Languages, Literature, and Culture that provides audio visual equipment and multimedia support for faculty, staff and students in SLLC. LMS provides support and training for faculty teaching in the five technology enhanced classrooms located in the building, the portable audio lab and the computer classroom.