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Alerts and Announcements

Updated Information Security Training Available March 1

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 4:57pm

On Monday, March 1, SANS Institute, Pitt IT’s provider of Information Security training, will replace its current learning platform with a new version. The updated platform will offer new security and phishing training modules inside of a more streamlined and user-friendly layout. 

Student Information System Unavailable During Maintenance Scheduled for Feb. 20-21

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 11:06am


PeopleSoft and PeopleSoft Mobile will be unavailable during vendor maintenance scheduled for the Student Information System (PeopleSoft and PeopleSoft Mobile) beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20. This work is expected to last until 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 21.

This routine maintenance is necessary to maintain the security, stability, and reliability of the Student Information System.

PeopleSoft and PeopleSoft Mobile will be unavailable during this maintenance period. The systems will be returned to service earlier if work is completed ahead of schedule.

February Microsoft Security Update

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 5:14pm

Microsoft has announced security updates for February that affect a number of Windows and Office products. 

Specify Your Personal Gender Pronouns in Canvas

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 9:00am

Your pronouns display alongside your username on select pages within Canvas, including commonly used pages such as Inbox, Discussions, and User Profile.