News for Students

WebCampus Now Available

As of 3:20 pm on Wednesday, September 16, WebCampus is once again operational and available for use.  Patches provided by Oracle to address a memory leak on the database servers were applied, and the emergency WebCampus maintenance scheduled for midnight on Wednesday, September 16 is no longer needed.

We once again apologize for the inconvenience, and appreciate your patience while these issues were resolved.

Emergency WebCampus Maintenance taking longer than expected

Update:  A patch that needs to be applied to the database has taken longer than expected.  WebCampus is still unavailable, but expected to be back up and running soon. 

Due to the issues with WebCampus that have occurred over the past few days, we have scheduled emergency maintenance starting at Noon (PDT) today, Wednesday, September 16, 2009.

UNLV WebCampus Emergency Maintenance, Wed., 9/16, Midnight

As you know, we’ve had several outages the past few days. To fix one of the issues, we will conduct emergency maintenance from midnight on Wednesday, September 16th, through 4 a.m. on Thursday, September 17th. During this four-hour maintenance window, WebCampus will not be available. Technicians will apply a patch provided by Oracle to fix a memory leak problem causing our database servers to fail.

Tough Pa$$w0rD$ = Better Security at UNLV

It is important to keep UNLV student and employee data safe. One way to do that is by using strong passwords.

Get a job as a student Computer Support Specialist at UNLV

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The Office of Information Technology is accepting applications for Computer Support Specialists. It pays 8.00 per hours and work study is required. Go to the student jobs website for more information.

New Art & Film Computer Lab at UNLV

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A new computer lab at FDH 234 opened March 23, 2009 for Fine Arts students.

Print procedures change in computer labs & classrooms

This Fall, students will pay for printing in all computer labs, including computer lab classrooms.

Students will also use a new print system, called Virtual Release Station (VRS), which gives them more control over print jobs. To use the system, students will:

Get Cheap Software

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UNLV students can get great deals on software through the services listed below:

Free Virus Protection

Stop by the IT Help Desk, show your RebelCard, and pick up Symantec Antivirus for FREE.  Make sure you remove all other virus protection software before installation.

Wireless (Wi-Fi) Now Available 1st & 2nd floors, BEH

The 1st &The 1st & 2nd floors of BEH now have full wireless (Wi-Fi) coverage. The Office of Information Technology installed seven new access points on Monday, April 28th.

At the end of May, the 1st floor of BSL will have high-density Wi-Fi coverage as well, thanks to funding provided by the Law School.

OIT continues to expand Wi-Fi as funding becomes available.

Wireless customers maximize service with the right card

Looking for more speed and stability in your wireless connection? To get the most out of your new laptop, make sure to order one with an 802.11N 5Ghz card, also called A/B/G/N. All Apple computers currently ship with 802.11 A/B/G/N so there’s no need to change configurations when ordering a Mac Laptop.

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