News for Students

Network Outage Scheduled for 1/11/14

On January 11, 2014, beginning at 9 a.m, the Office of Information Technology will perform maintenance on network switch equipment in order to improve network redundancy and reliability. This work will require that many systems be taken off-line during the maintenance.  Connectivity to many systems will be unavailable.

Major services affected include:

  • Computer lab and classroom computer access

Reminder: WebCampus will be unavailable this evening starting at 9p.m.

On Friday, January 3, WebCampus will be taken offline in order to install software upgrades. Maintenance will begin at 9:00p.m. (three hours before the normally scheduled maintenance period) and is expected to take until approximately 6:00a.m.

Maintenance To Be Performed Over Winter Break

OIT will be taking advantage of the holiday break and campus closure to perform maintenance and install upgrades on a number of systems, including the following projects:

Computer Lab & Help Desk Hours During Thanksgiving Break

During the Thanksgiving break, the following OIT services will be available:

General Use Computer Labs

TBE A311 will be open Friday through Sunday from 8AM to 5PM.

All other computer labs will be closed over the holiday break and will reopen as usual on Monday.

ACE Account Website Unavailable 11/8/13 8:00AM - 12:00PM for scheduled maintenance.

On Friday, November 8 at 8:00 AM to approximately 12:00 PM the Office of Information Technology will perform necessary updates to the ACE Account website to improve the account activation process.

During this time, the ACE Account website will be unavailable for users to activate new accounts, reset passwords, or update security questions. Websites and systems that use ACE, such as iLeave, Archibus, and Munis, should not be affected during the website maintenance. 

Software update to resolve wireless connection issues for some Windows 8 users available.

Intel has released software updates to resolve sporadic wireless connection issues for some Windows 8 users with the following Intel wireless adapters:

Update to UNLV-Secure Wireless Network on July 25

UNLV Wireless Customers,

An update will be applied to the UNLV-Secure wireless network on July 25 at 5:30 p.m. which may result in a pop-up message on some devices. The message will prompt you to accept a new security certificate. Please follow the prompts and install the certificate. This process will only need to be completed once for this update.

If you have questions about this change please contact the IT Help Desk.

Many Campus Applications and Servers Unavailable Morning of Saturday, June 8

In order to better serve campus through increased capacity, OIT has scheduled work on a campus data center.

This work will result in an outage that will affect many campus applications and servers the morning of Saturday, June 8 from midnight to 6am.

Please note that Lotus Notes e-mail will be one of the affected applications. Though you will be unable to send or receive e-mail during the outage, no e-mail will be lost as messages will be queued for delivery once service returns.

Campus Applications and Servers Affected:

DreamSpark Maintenance Outage 4/4, 4 - 5:30 a.m.

Academic Alliance accounts used to access DreamSpark Premium software will be unavailable Thursday, April 4 from 4 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. (PST) for scheduled maintenance. During the outage, users will not be able to login to their accounts on the DreamSpark Premium website.

"UNLV" Legacy Wireless Network to be Decommissioned March 28

There will be changes made to the campus wireless system on Thursday, March 28, 2013.

UNLV currently provides three wireless networks as part of the campus wi-fi service:

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