Planned outage of most computing services - 4:00am October 10

On October 4th and 7th, most computing services provided by University Systems experienced an outage due to a problem with a key piece of networking equipment.  To resolve these issues, this piece of networking equipment will be replaced on Thursday, October 10th at 4:00am.  We anticipate that this will result in a 2-hour outage of most computing services including file shares hosted on or \\uvic\storage, Moodle, student email (, FAST, Banner, My page, and a number of other UVic websites. 

Microsoft Exchange email and calendaring, SharePoint, and should remain available during this maintenance. 

We apologize for the inconvenience caused by these service disruptions.  If you have any questions about this outage, please contact the Computer Help Desk at 250-721-7687 or