News for Faculty and Staff

Archiving of Lotus Notes E-Mail to Begin October 15

In order to better meet federal and state requirements and comply with data retention guidelines, the Office of Information Technology, under the guidance of the Office of General Counsel, will begin archiving all Lotus Notes e-mail, including attachments. Beginning October 15th, all sent and received e-mail will be archived for seven years. Calendaring and Sametime Instant Messaging information will not be archived.

MyUNLV Unavailable Saturday, Aug 21, 12:30 a.m.

MyUNLV will be down for systems maintenance Saturday, Aug. 21, from 12:30 a.m. until approximately 1:30 a.m. The maintenance by Systems Computing Services is to upgrade the load balancer hardware in order to handle the expected high demand on Monday.

Please contact the IT Help Desk if you have questions.

Lotus Notes Mobile Messaging Unavailable, Midnight Friday, Aug. 20th

Between midnight on Friday, August 20th and 4 a.m. on Saturday, August 21st, mobile messaging on Blackberries and all other devices that use Lotus Notes Traveler (Windows Mobile devices and iPhones/iPads) will be unavailable while OIT staff relocate the device that provides that service. We appreciate your patience during this change.

Please contact the IT Help Desk if you have questions.

Fall IT Checklist for Faculty

Are you ready for fall? To ensure a smooth start to your semester, we encourage you to take advantage of the IT checklist, below. We provide 6 important IT tasks to complete before August 22.

Please Update Your WebCampus Bookmarks

If you have previously bookmarked the WebCampus login page, it may be necessary to update the bookmark. You may have problems logging in if you use a bookmark that references this URL: https://webcampus.nevada.edu/webct/entryPage.dowebct.

Please use one of these links, instead: https://webcampus.nevada.edu or http://webcampus.unlv.edu.

We appreciate your cooperation.

Expanded hours for UNLV-Guest wireless

Beginning Wednesday, July 21, the hours of operation for the UNLV-Guest wireless service will be expanded. The new hours are 7 a.m. - midnight every day. This change has been made as a result of feedback from the campus community and will hopefully improve service for guests and friends of the University. Students and staff should continue to use the UNLV-Secure network which provides encryption, a simplified log-in, and preferred service under congested network conditions. If you have questions about UNLV wireless services please contact the IT Help Desk at 895-0777.

Many Campus Services Unavailable at 5:00 PM, 7/1

The following applications will be unavailable on Thursday, July 1 between 5:00-5:30 p.m. as we upgrade a database to Oracle 11:

  • Email Lookup   
  • Employee Locator
  • Position Listing
  • RAVE
  • Preschool Registration
  • DocTracker
  • Security Web Forms

If you have questions or concerns about this work, please contact the IT Help Desk at 895-0777.

Summer Technology Report Now Online

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) invites you to read its Summer 2010 Technology Report, which highlights:

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