Network Maintenance During Oct. 8 Standard Downtime to Affect Several Buildings

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 14:28


Network equipment will be upgraded during the standard downtime period on Saturday, October 8 beginning at 11:00 p.m. The work is expected to be completed by 4:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 9.

During the maintenance period, wired and wireless network service will be unavailable for the following buildings on the Pittsburgh campus: 

  • Allen Hall
  • Benedum Hall
  • Falk School
  • Fraternity Buildings
  • Gardner Steel Conference Center
  • Learning Research and Development Center
  • Nordenberg Hall
  • Nuclear Physics
  • O’Hara Garage
  • Old Engineering Hall
  • Panther Hall
  • Pennsylvania Hall
  • Soldiers and Sailors
  • Space Research Coordination Center
  • Sutherland Hall
  • Thackeray Hall
  • Thaw Hall
  • University Club

Although the maintenance is scheduled to end at 4:00 a.m., network service will be restored earlier if work is completed ahead of schedule. This maintenance is necessary to replace network equipment and ensure the continued reliability and stability of the network. 

Please contact the Technology Help Desk at 412 624-HELP [4357] if you have any questions about this announcement.