Data Center Network Upgrade – July 27

OIT will conduct a necessary data center network upgrade Saturday July 27, from 6am – 8am. This upgrade will expand bandwidth and capabilities of the UA campus network. The upgrade will require that OIT take databases and applications offline while the work is being performed. 

This includes applications such as myBama, Banner, DegreeWorks, some websites and OnBase. Hosted services such as Box and Blackboard will be available directly at and

All databases and applications will resume service by 8 am. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the IT Service Desk at 205-348-5555 or