News and Updates

This page features a collection of resources, messaging, news, and documents related to the university and college response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Academic Programs


Dr. Srivastava, our associate dean for research wants to remind folks of the research-focused site developed by the university. It includes up-to-date information on the university's research activity status and much more.

Impact of COVID-19 on Research Activity

Human Resources

Administrative Procedures

Information and Education Technology

IET recommends that our customers request support from the Information and Education Technology staff by submitting a work request using the AGNR IT Help Desk and Web Service Desk system. You can also submit requests via e-mail by sending the details of your issue to This will also create a request in the same system.

Please be aware that the and are great resources for working remotely. They provide guidance on moving course content online as well as instructions on UMD I.T. and phone services.

We also want to let our customers know that all of the IET IT coordinators have forwarded their phone to their alternate work locations. They are reachable using the same contact numbers they use in the office.​

Tuesday Tech recordings IT Support Wiki space



Announcements from President Loh

Announcements from Dean Beyrouty