Banner Bundle – Sunday, April 19

OIT will be implementing a Banner Bundle upgrade on Sunday, April 19 from 4:00 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.

Update Zoom Software

Updated software is secure software. OIT Security recommends that all Zoom software be updated as soon as updated software is released. By updating to the latest version, you will receive security patches and upgrades to ensure the security of your computer and also your meetings. You may have a message when opening Zoom that you have an update available. Simply click to receive the update. For additional details and instructions on how to update, please visit the Zoom website.

Student Phishing Alert – April 2

Thursday, April 2 and Tuesday, April 7, many UA students received phishing emails with the subject titles “UA PART TIME JOB” and/or “FACULTY EMPLOYMENT ! or FIXED TERM (PART-TIME JOB). or FIXED-TERM (PART-TIME) FACULTY POSITIONS..”

These emails are scam attempts, not legitimate job opportunities. 

Remember to notice the red flags of phishing emails. Look at the from email address of the email, and hover over links before you click to see the web address.

If you did receive an email like this, and you did provide any sensitive information, please contact the IT Service Desk at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu.

OIT to Perform Wireless Upgrades

Tuesday, April 7, Wednesday, April 8 and Thursday April 9, OIT will be performing wireless network upgrades at 6am. Buildings across campus may experience a disconnection in wireless internet service from 6am – 8am. All connectivity will resume by 8am. This maintenance will not impact wired internet connections or phone service.

Phishing Alert – March 30

Monday, March 30, many UA students received a phishing email with the subject “FIXED-TERM (PART-TIME) FACULTY POSITIONS” This email is a scam attempt, not a legitimate job opportunity. 

Remember to notice the red flags of phishing emails. Look at the from email address of the email, and hover over links and attachments before you click to see the web address.

If you did receive an email like this, and you did provide any sensitive information, please contact the IT Service Desk at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu.