ETC Events and Alerts

  • Mar18

    Updated Desktop Computer Support Policy

    March 18, 2015 - 9:45am

    The Desktop Computer Support Policy section "Locally Administered and Research Computers", Option 1, was updated with regard to software installation.

  • Mar17

    EMS Closed 3/16-3/20

    March 17, 2015 - 8:15am

    The Engineering Machine Shop is closed during spring break week because Steve and Bill are at a training session.

  • Mar14

    ICON Maintenance 3/14/15 6:30-7:30am

    March 14, 2015 - 6:30am to 7:30am

    ICON will be offline from 6:30am-7:30am on Saturday, March 14th 2015 as part of the infrastructure work occurring at the ITS data centers.

    See for details about the work on the 14th, and for general information about data center work.

  • Mar17

    UI Wiki Maintenance 3/17/15

    March 17, 2015 - 7:00am

    ITS has scheduled a wiki maintenance window from 7:00-7:30am on Tuesday, March 17th 2015.

    The maintenance is necessary for server patching. Maintenance should only take ten minutes, but we are allotting 30 minutes as a precautionary measure.

  • Mar12

    UI Wireless eduroam Maintenance 3/12/15

    March 12, 2015 - 6:00am to 7:00am

    There is a maintenance window for Wi-Fi for the East side of campus on Thursday morning, March 12, 2015 from 06:00–07:00. During this window there will be a roughly 20 minute outage in wireless service to most buildings. This is necessary to upgrade software to resolve known bugs and improve traffic optimizations.


  • Mar07

    Turnitin Maintenance 3/7/15

    March 7, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

    Turnitin has scheduled a maintenance window on Saturday, March 7th from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

    Instructors are encouraged to modify assignment due dates to be either before or at least several hours after the scheduled maintenance window.

    Papers submitted to ICON for plagiarism detection will be checked by Turnitin after the maintenance window.

  • Feb09

    CERN/Physics Is a Repeat Customer

    February 9, 2015 - 3:30pm

    some of the 12 cases going to CERN  In October 2014, EMS printed 7 cases for James Wetzel, Physics, to take to CERN. The cases house detector elements to measure the energy of particles. Last week EMS got a request from Wetzel for 12 more copies. He noted, "CERN loved the design so much, we will be installing INTO the CMS detector for a full run!!"

  • Mar18

    Elder and Hering Closed 3/18/15 7am

    March 18, 2015 - 7:00am to 9:15am

    Elder lab with no chairs; waiting new ones in mid-March  Note change of date from 4 March to 18 March.

  • Jan16

    Collaborate Doesn't Need Java

    January 16, 2015 - 12:00pm

    As of December 22, 2014, Blackboard released a new Windows and Mac Launcher that eliminated the need for you to have Java installed on your local machine to run Collaborate. You can read more about how it functions here.

  • Jan12

    ICON Maintenance 1/12/15 7-7:30am

    January 12, 2015 - 7:00am to 7:30am

    ICON has a scheduled maintenance window on Monday, January 12, 2015 from 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM for system patch application.  During this maintenance window, there will be a 5 to 10 minute outage where the system will be offline and unavailable for use.