Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wireless Network Maintenance - October 19, 2017 at 3:00 am (tonight)

Please be advised, the McNichols wireless network will be temporarily unavailable while patches are applied starting at 3:00 am (tonight), October 19, 2017.  We anticipate WIFI will return to service around 6:00 am.  Updates will be provided on the ITS Outage Blog located at:


3:00 am is generally a very quiet time on the McNichols WIFI network however, should you require network services please use a wired connection during this time period.


These maintenance patches are exclusive to the McNichols campus.  The Riverfront and Corktown campuses will not be affected by this effort.



Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Engineering Building WIFI - Unstable in a couple locations

ITS has been made aware and is working to stabilize the WIFI in a couple locations on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Engineering building.  Access may go in and out when connected to certain access points within the building.


Sunday, October 15, 2017

Resident Hall WIFI and Internet reported down

Internet service in the residence halls has been reported down.  ITS staff investigating.  Service still available within the Quad Commons lab and elsewhere across campus.

UPDATE: Hardware failure caused this outage. Problem is solved and service was restored at 6:30 p.m. Sorry for inconvenience.


Friday, October 13, 2017

New phishing email

If you receive the below email, mark it as SPAM and delete.  The link will take you to a page that is requesting personal information.  This email is not from the ITS Dept.

Monday, October 09, 2017

Blackboard available Mon. 10/09 at 9:10 am.

Blackboard is online and available.

Thank you for your patience.

We sorry if this service outage caused you any inconvenience.


Friday, October 06, 2017

Blackboard maintenance scheduled: Monday, October 9, starting at 7:30 am.

Blackboard software is due for maintenance and update. Software update will be performed in our standard maintenance window, Monday, October 9, starting at 7:30 am. This action will result in outage that should last no longer than 3 hours. Users are advised to close the Blackboard session and log out before 7:30 am on Monday to prevent possible loss of work.

Please check this blog for possible updates on this event. Please don’t try to use Blackboard before checking this blog for Blackboard being available. Thank you for your cooperation.


Monday, September 25, 2017

Self Service outage

Self Service access to the Production database will not be available 9/26/17  starting at 4:30 am, ending approximately 9/26/17 7:00am. This is for scheduled Banner updates. Thank-you for your patience.

Self Service access was restored at 7:15 am - The updates completed successfully.