News for Students

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.

Beware of phishing scams this semester and protect your account with 2-Step Verification

As the Fall 2017 semester begins, remember to be mindful about phishing attempts and other scams that may steal your private information. These attempts can appear to come from anywhere, even people you know, and often contain official-looking signatures.

We recommend taking the following steps to help protect yourself from phishing scams:

WebCampus will be unavailable in the morning of Sunday, August 20

WebCampus will be unavailable from 12:01 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Sunday, August 20 in order to apply a necessary upgrade. During this time, you will not be able to access WebCampus. We encourage you to plan ahead in order to avoid losing any work. 
 
This upgrade contains several technical upgrades and bug fixes but does not include any major design, feature, or interface changes for users.
 
If you have any questions about this maintenance, please contact the IT Help Desk

Network Outage in Numerous Buildings on Fri., Aug 18 until 7 a.m. on Sat., Aug. 19

From 11 p.m. on Friday, August 18 until 7 a.m. on Saturday, August 19, wired and wireless network connections and any systems requiring network connections, including VoIP telephones, point of sale systems, digital signage, etc., will be unavailable in the following buildings:

Internet and many services unavailable from 12:01 - 6 a.m. on Sat., Aug. 5

OIT will be upgrading the UNLV Internet connection from 12:01 a.m. until approximately 6 a.m. on Saturday, August 5. During this time, users will not be able to connect to many campus services from on or off campus. 
 
If you are on campus during this time, you will not be able to access the Internet and the following services:
  • MyUNLV
  • NSHE hosted services/applications
  • Any cloud services/applications, including UNLVMail and Rebelmail
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