Announcements

    SOARHR and SOAR Downtime Scheduled for July 23

    SOARHR will be down for maintenance on Saturday, July 23, from midnight-2 p.m. SOAR will down for maintenance on Saturday, July 23, from 2 a.m.-noon. Users will not be able to log into these systems during the scheduled downtime.

    If you need to address an issue concerning any of the outages, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).

    Network Outage Scheduled for July 7

    The university will have a brief network outage on Thursday, July 7, from 9-11 p.m. Access to internet and all services that require internet connectivity will be affected. These services include, but are not limited to, email, Blackboard and non-USM web pages.

     

    The following buildings will be affected during this outage:

     

    • McLemore Hall
    • McCain Library 
    • Century Park North
    • West Football Stadium
    • Southern Hall
    • The Union
    • Thad Cochran
    • Trent Lott
    • College Hall
    • Liberal Arts Building
    • Walker Science Building
    • Bond Hall
    • Polymer Science
    • Accelerator 
    • Owings McQuagge Hall

     

    All scheduled outages and maintenance will have current up-to-date news on the iTech website. If you need to address an issue concerning this outage, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).

    Computer Exchange Program Announces Changes for FY17

    Due to university budget cuts, the Computer Exchange Gold Program will be closed effective Friday, July 1, until further notice. You may continue to purchase new computers with your department’s funds by contacting the iTech Procurement Team at computer.orders@usm.edu(link sends e-mail).

    As an alternative to the Gold program, the Computer Exchange Green Program will still be available for all faculty/staff members. With the exchange of a computer of any age and/or a service charge for refurbishment, departments may obtain a green computer under six years of age. To apply for a green computer, please navigate to the following form in SOAR: USM Utilities > USM iTech > Use > CEP Request.  

    For additional information, please review the updated Computer Exchange Program FAQs and CEP Policy. For further questions, please contact itcep@usm.edu(link sends e-mail).

    University-wide Network Outage Scheduled June 27

    There will be a university-wide network outage on Monday, June 27, from 9-11 p.m. Access to internet and all services that require internet connectivity will be affected. These services include, but are not limited to, email, Blackboard and non-USM web pages.

    If you need to address an issue concerning this outage, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).

    Scheduled Telephone Maintenance on May 26

     

    There will be a scheduled phone outage on Thursday, May 26, from 9-10:30 p.m. This scheduled outage will affect long-distance and international calls.

    If you need to address an issue concerning this outage, contact the iTech Help Desk at 601.266.HELP (4357).