System Downtime Schedule: Moved to a weekly five hour maintenance period

Please note the following change in our system downtime maintenance schedule:

In order to improve and maintain system infrastructure reliability, performance and security, Information Services has moved to a weekly five hour maintenance period. Our first weekly system downtime will be midnight Saturday March 22, 2014 until 5:00 AM Sunday March 23, 2014.

What: Information Services technical staff will be performing system maintenance.

When: Every weekend from midnight Saturday until 5:00 AM Sunday

Affected Services: Most systems will be unavailable during this time.

Blackboard System is hosted on the West Lafayette campus and will not be impacted by downtime activities. If you are unable to access Blackboard Learn during this system downtime, please visit the following URL:

Is there anything that the affected users should do before, during or after the outage?
Yes, please log off all systems before leaving for the weekend.

Who should I contact?
If you have any questions or concerns please E-mail the IS Customer Service Center at or you can call the IS Customer Service Center at 219.989.2888 option 2.