News for Students

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:

Planned maintenance on Rebelfiles and Rebelsites during Spring Break

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The Office of Information Technology will be performing maintenance on rebelfiles.unlv.edu and rebelsites.unlv.edu during spring break.  The services will be unavailable during this maintenance.

  • On Monday, March 25, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Rebelfiles will be unavailable.
  • On Wednesday, March 27, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m, Rebelsites will be unavailable.

During the maintenance, the pages may appear to be back in service, but please refrain from using them until all work has been completed by 5 pm.

Security updates released for vulnerability in Adobe Reader and Acrobat

Adobe has identified a vulnerability in its Acrobat and Reader products that could potentially allow malicious code to be executed on your computer.

This vulnerability affects users of Windows, OS X and Linux. Adobe is currently working on a fix for this issue and we will update this page when it becomes available.

Remember to always exercise safe computing practices by being wary of any document (not just PDF files) that originates from an unknown or untrusted source. If you are unsure of the validity of any document, you should err on the side of caution and delete it.

UNLV Wireless Will Be Unavailable From Midnight to 2am on 2/14

OIT staff will perform upgrades on UNLV Wireless on Thursday, February 14 from midnight until 2 a.m.

Wireless users in all locations will experience a service outage of approximately 15 minutes during the change.

Once the network becomes available again, wireless devices will automatically reconnect to the network. This upgrade will address software bugs and feature enhancements.

Many Campus Technology Services Unavailable From 2/14 11pm to 2/15 5am

On February 14, engineers in the Office of Information Technology will be making firewall changes on a variety of equipment. This change is part of a larger effort to make campus computing more secure. While the work is being done, numerous campus technology services will be unavailable.

Work will begin at 11 p.m. on Thursday, February 14 and will be completed by Friday, February 15 at 5 a.m.

The following applications will be unavailable:

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