Planned Outage

Banner Upgrade – Sunday, Oct. 18

OIT will be implementing a Banner Bundle upgrade on Sunday, Oct. 18 from 12:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  myBama will be available during the upgrade, but channels that connect to Banner will not be accessible, including self-service and administrative systems. For questions or concerns, contact the IT Service Desk at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu.

File Server Upgrades

OIT will be upgrading Home and Share drive storage beginning Friday, Aug. 14 at 9pm through Saturday, Aug. 15 at 9pm. Users will not be able to access these drives during the upgrade. 

This upgrade applies to the Home and Share drives for the College of Arts & Sciences, Division of Academic Affairs, OIT, CIT, OIRA, College of Communication and Information Sciences, School of Library and Information Studies, College of Education, Capstone College of Nursing, Division of Community Affairs and the Division of Research and Economic Development. 

Resources will be available after the upgrade is complete at 9pm Saturday, Aug. 15. 

Blackboard Learn Upgrade

Blackboard Learn will undergo required maintenance and upgrades beginning Wednesday, Aug. 5 at 4:00 p.m. until Saturday, Aug. 8 at 2:00 p.m. Blackboard Learn will be unavailable during the required maintenance. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Center for Instructional Technology at 205-348-3532 or cit@ua.edu.

Upcoming Upgrades/Planned Outages

Sunday, May 31 and Sunday, June 7 OIT will be performing database upgrades and installing quarterly patches which will cause some UA systems to be unavailable from 5am to 10am. These systems include Appworx, Banner, Crystal Report Server, DegreeWorks, eProcurement, myBama, PCR-360 and SiteFile. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the OIT Service Desk at itsd@ua.edu or 205-348-5555.

May 2020 Upgrades, Planned Outages

Sunday, May 10 – OIT will be performing operating system upgrades which will cause some UA systems to be unavailable from 7am to 10am. These systems include CEME, DegreeWorks, eProcurement, myBama, PCR-360, Crystal Report Server, SiteFile.

Sunday, May 17 – OIT will be performing operating system upgrades which will cause some UA systems to be unavailable from 7am to 10am. These systems include Appworx, BITPRD, Banner, CENSUS, OIRA.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the OIT Service Desk at itsd@ua.edu or 205-348-5555.