Computing Services Maintenance this Thursday and Scheduled Network Downtime Friday Evening

Computing Services will be performing the following maintenance activities during our normally scheduled maintenance window Thursday night at 9:00 PM.

  • Beginning at 9:00 PM, all Banner services including Banner web for students will be unavailable as we perform a critical upgrade to the Financial Aid module. Banner users are asked to log out of Banner when leaving work for the day. The upgrade is scheduled to take roughly 2 hours.
  • Also beginning at 9:00 PM, all campus web services will be down for roughly 2 hours for a critical upgrade. The Bradford system which registers and runs security scans on newly connected student computers will be down for roughly 1 hour during this maintenance as we replace a faulty power distribution unit.
  • Employee computers will receive critical Microsoft Windows and Office security patches. Employees are encouraged to leave their computers turned on, but logged out as they leave work for the day.

Additionally, on Friday evening beginning at 6:30 PM, Computing Services will be performing maintenance on our campus core
router. Because this system controls all networking services (employees, wireless and ResNet for Students) we chose this
window of Friday evening to attempt to minimize the impact to campus. Estimated downtime to all networking services is 1

As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact the ASC Computing Services Help Desk at x7741 or via
email at We know there is never an ideal time to perform maintenance, but we appreciate your
patience and support as we work to provide stable, secure services to the campus community.

Thank you,
Computing Services