Reminder: Network Maintenance During Aug. 20 Standard Downtime to Affect Several Buildings

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 14:43


Network equipment will be upgraded during the standard downtime period on Saturday, August 20. Work will begin at 11:00 p.m. on Saturday night and is expected to be completed by 5:00 a.m. on Sunday morning.

During the maintenance period, wired and wireless network service will be unavailable for the Pittsburgh campus buildings listed below. In addition, the Secure Remote Access service and the IPSec VPN client will be unavailable during the maintenance period. 

August 20 Maintenance: Buildings Affected

  • Alumni Hall
  • Bakery Square
  • Bellefield Hall
  • Cathedral of Learning
  • Clapp Hall
  • Craig Hall
  • Crawford Hall
  • Forbes Craig Apt.
  • Information Sciences Building
  • Langley Hall
  • Lexington Tech Park – Building #1 (North Lexington Ave.)
  • Life Sciences Annex
  • Melwood Ave.
  • Music Building
  • Ruskin Hall
  • Steven Foster Memorial
  • Sterling Plaza
  • The Offices at Baum (Baum Boulevard)
  • Thomas St.
  • University Child Development Center (Clyde Street)

Although the maintenance is scheduled to end at 5:00 a.m., network service will be restored earlier if work is completed ahead of schedule. This maintenance is necessary to enhance the stability and reliability of the network.  

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