Scheduled Outage and Maintenance: Long-Distance Phone Service
There will be a scheduled outage in long-distance phone service university-wide on Thursday, Sept. 20, beginning at 9 p.m. for up to one hour. Please plan your work accordingly.
To address an issue concerning this outage, contact the Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357) before Wednesday, Sept. 19.
Up-to-date news on all scheduled outages and maintenance is available at www.usm.edu/itech.
09.07.12 Student Wireless UPDATE: New and Improved Access Action Delayed Due to Testing
The new student wireless access for students on campus has been delayed due to testing. The new network will be up and running in the coming weeks. Students will receive notice and instructions prior to the roll out of the new wireless access. For now, students will continue to use USMStudent Network with their Student-ID and password.
For more information, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).
University Presents Eagle Back-Up
Eagle Back-Up, a new service to the university community, will provide users with automatic back-up of the files located in the “My Documents” folder, email and desktop. It will duplicate all files on your computer to a personal, secure location in the University Technology and Data Center. This back-up will occur without any user intervention and is available to all Southern Miss employees who are on Active Directory. In the event of equipment failure or a hard drive crash, your files will be recoverable.
For more information, visit www.usm.edu/itech/workstation-back. Fill out the request form to get started at www.usm.edu/itech/workstation-back-request-form.
20% off Wireless Internet Access on Game Day Weekends for Guests
Southern Miss is excited to offer GameDay Wireless Access at 20% off while on campus for football games! Keep up with the latest scores and stay in touch with the world. Wireless access is available to fans and guests for a low cost on game day weekends!
Please see chart below for the discount code for the individual games. To sign up for Guest Access, go to https://www4.usm.edu/itech/guestaccess/
Department Discount Code Start Date End Date Amount
Eagles Club Beat Those Miners 16-NOV-12 19-NOV-12 20%
Eagles Club Beat Those Blazers 02-NOV-12 05-NOV-12 20%
Eagles Club Beat the Herd 19-OCT-12 22-OCT-12 20%
Eagles Club Beat Those Broncos 05-OCT-12 08-OCT-12 20%
Eagles Club Beat Those Cardinals 28-SEP-12 01-OCT-12 20%
Eagles Club Beat Those Pirates 14-SEP-12 17-SEP-12 20%
To use this service, your laptop must be equipped with a wireless network adaptor. For more information about setup or pricing, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357). The Help Desk hours of service are: Walk-In Traffic: Monday- Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Phone Hours: Monday- Thursday: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Faculty/Staff Hot Sheet Now Online
The hot sheet is a list of services that can help you with any technology needs
you have. From help with your email to how to reset your password, these tips will help you soar smoothly at Southern Miss.
To view the hot sheet, go to