News for Students

New Google Calendar now available for Rebelmail and UNLVMail

One of the benefits of being a G Suite Campus is getting access to new features from Google. Today, we are excited to announce the new Google Calendar is now available for UNLVMail and Rebelmail.

The new Google Calendar features include:

  • New user interface: The user interface has been updated with modern color palette and a cleaner design.

UNLV wireless unavailable from 2 - 6 a.m. on Friday morning

Campus Wi-Fi, including UNLV-Secure, UNLV-Guest, UNLV-Setup and eduroam, will be unavailable from 2 - 6 a.m. this Friday, November 10 as we install necessary security patches.

Please contact the IT Help Desk if you have any questions or if you experience connection issues following the change.

 

Multiple campus technologies will be unavailable early on Saturday, Nov. 11

From 12:01 a.m. - 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 11, WebCampus and a number of other services will be unavailable as we transfer their databases to newer, more reliable storage hardware.

Services currently hosted on the impacted server, Cluster 2, that will be unavailable include:

  • Benefits Orientation                            

The Secure File Transfer system has been updated.

The Secure File Transfer system, which allows users to securely send up to 2GB of attachments to UNLV and non-UNLV recipients, has been updated.

Please note the URL of the service has changed to sft.oit.unlv.edu. While sharefiles.oit.unlv.edu will continue to work for now, you should update your bookmarks to use the new URL.

Additionally, you may notice the following other changes:

RebelCard Office Saturday Dates for Fall 2017

The RebelCard office is now open from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month in addition to our normal hours.

Visit us to pick up or replace your RebelCard and deposit RebelCash Saturday, October 21, November 18, and December 16.

If you have any questions, please contact the RebelCard office at 702-895-2351.

Upcoming X: Drive changes: Shut down campus computers by 11 p.m. on Mon., Oct. 23

Group directories, also known as the "X:" Drive, will be unavailable from 12:01 a.m. through 6 a.m. on Tuesday, October 24 as OIT moves these directories to a new server.

To avoid losing any unsaved changes, save all files, logoff or shutdown your computer before leaving work on Monday, and avoid saving files or making changes to X: Drive folders during the maintenance window.

During the outage window, you should be able to open and read files if necessary, but any changes to files, folders, etc. made during this time will not be saved.

UNLV Wireless Unavailable from 2 - 6 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30

The Office of Information Technology will conduct maintenance on campus wireless hardware from 2 - 6 a.m. on Saturday, September 30. 
 
During this time, all UNLV wireless services will be unavailable. This includes UNLV-Secure and UNLV-Guest networks.
 
Please note that the 24/7 computer lab in TBE A311 is available for students who need to access the Internet during this time. 
 

Rebelfiles Y: Drives unavailable in the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 19

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Home directories, also known as the "Y:" Drive, will be unavailable from 12:01 a.m. through 4 a.m. on Tuesday, September 19 as OIT moves these directories to a new server.

To avoid losing any unsaved changes, save all files and disconnect from Rebelfiles before midnight on Friday, September 18 and avoid saving making any changes during the maintenance window.

Faculty Websites (faculty.unlv.edu) will be unavailable in the evening of Sept. 6

The Faculty Web Server, faculty.unlv.edu, will be unavailable from 8 - 10 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6 in order for OIT to upgrade the WordPress version that supports the Faculty Web Server “ready made” sites. 
 
Site owners will be unable to login or make changes for both “ready made” and DIY sites during this scheduled maintenance window.
  • Visitors may be unable the access websites for brief periods. 

WebCampus unavailable from 12:01 a.m. until 8 a.m. on Sun., Sept. 3 for emergency maintenance

WebCampus will be unavailable from 12:01 a.m. until approximately 8 a.m. on Sunday, September 3 to correct a critical performance issue. This is outside of the normal maintenance schedule.

Please save changes and exit WebCampus before midnight on Saturday night to avoid losing any work.

You can check the status of WebCampus and other campus technologies at status.unlv.edu.

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