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Jul
1
2017
BearWeb, Banner, and many other online services will be down for required maintenance on Saturday July 1st, from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM.
Jun
24
2017
On Sunday, June 25th from 12:00 a.m. until 5:00 a.m., required vendor maintenance will be performed on the myBear ID system.
Jun
22
2017
On Thursday, June 22nd from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., required maintenance will be performed on the PawPrints server.
Jun
20
2017
On Tuesday, June 20th from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., maintenance will be performed on the Faculty-Staff network firewalls and PCI network hardware.
Jun
15
2017
On Thursday, June 15th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., required maintenance will be performed on BearWeb, Expense Reports Online (ERO), Banner, BearQuest and many other online services.
Jun
14
2017
In the next few weeks, Baylor ITS will move to a new deployment model of Microsoft Office for the desktop, called Click to Run, on all computers running Windows OS. Moving forward, the Click to Run versions of Office will mirror the same versions of the Office applications running in Office 365.
Jun
12
2017
Baylor ITS asks that the campus remain vigilant to the phishing attacks that have hit the university hard over the last couple of months. If your email account is shut off due to your credentials being compromised, note that your BearID will also be disabled so access to authenticated systems like Canvas and BearWeb will be unavailable until you contact the ITS Help Desk and your password is reset.
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Jun
1
2017
On Thursday, June 1st from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., maintenance will be performed on certain campus networks.
May
27
2017
Major systems including Atomic – Banner Automated Job Submission, ERO (Expense Report Online), and many other online services will be down for required maintenance on Saturday, May 27.
May
22
2017
Baylor University’s Cable TVs agreement with Grande Communications is expiring in June 2017. Baylor was notified that, at the conclusion of the contract, Grande would require conversion to an all-digital lineup, as they are requiring for the entire Waco area market.
May
10
2017
During the evening hours, we experienced unforeseen significant disruptions in our datacenter systems. ITS staff worked throughout the night to address the issues, which have required restarting of many university technology services. While most systems are now operational, Banner (BearWeb) and Trax are not yet stable. Also, some other lingering issues may be uncovered.
May
4
2017
Responsibility for all mobile device services, including smartphones, other cellular devices and data plans for iPads, have been moved to ITS Client Services. All other telephone services (office phones, VoIP, voicemail system, etc.) will remain with the Telephone Services area of ITS. New information about these services has been added under the “Networking and Telephone” category on the ITS website.
May
2
2017
Baylor Public Relations senior Andrea Gaul remembers sitting in a journalism class during her freshman year. A guest speaker was presenting, and as she scrambled to take notes Gaul noticed the speaker kept emphasizing a specific point.

“Her presentation was all about networking with Baylor graduates,” Gaul said. “As a new journalism student that nearly sent me into a panic because I didn’t know anyone who had ever gone through the journalism program here.”

Three years later, Gaul has extended her network to include Baylor alumni and beyond.
Apr
20
2017
Successful Phishing attempts have impacted over 150 Baylor students, faculty and staff just this past week. Continued vigilance is needed by the Baylor community to recognize and delete any email message that looks phishy.
Apr
20
2017
On Thursday, April 20th, from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., maintenance will be performed on the campus network switches in certain areas of campus.
Apr
11
2017
We have seen an unusually high volume of phishing attempts in the past few days. We are actively working to block these emails from being delivered to Baylor email accounts, but different versions of these messages often still get distributed.
Apr
10
2017
Required vendor maintenance will be performed on the myBear ID system beginning Monday, April 10 at 8:00 AM and continuing until noon on Tuesday, April 11.
Apr
4
2017
4/4 Evening Update
As of Tuesday evening, April 4, all campus voicemail services, phone menus, and other phone services that were disrupted by the aftereffects of the Sunday thunderstorms have been restored.
Apr
3
2017
The network upgrades for Castellaw that were scheduled for tonight have been postponed.
Mar
30
2017
Two network outages are planned on Thursday, March 30th from 9:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. and also on Monday, April 3rd from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Mar
24
2017
Required vendor maintenance will be performed on the myBear ID system beginning Saturday, March 24 at 11:00 PM and continuing until 1:00 AM Sunday, March 25.
Mar
18
2017
Required vendor maintenance will be performed on the myBear ID system beginning Saturday, March 18 at 11:00 PM and continuing until 3:00 AM Sunday, March 19.
Mar
17
2017
Today’s NCAA first round game for the Baylor men’s basketball team against New Mexico State will be broadcast nationally on TruTV. While TruTV is not part of the regularly provided lineup to residential students, Baylor has collaborated with cable TV partner, Grande Communications, to show the game on channel 99 on campus.
Mar
11
2017
On Saturday, March 11th from 9 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.,
required maintenance will be performed on the BearWeb, Expense Reports Online (ERO), Banner, BearQuest and many other online services.
Mar
9
2017
On Thursday, March 9th from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., maintenance will be performed on the network switches to Draper, Old Main and Burleson buildings.
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