Notices & bulletins

Notices or bulletins contain important information regarding services offered by University Systems. These may include campus communications regarding changes to services or new service offerings, notification of large-scale planned outages, or recommendations on newly released software. Select any of the messages below to learn more.

Student Email Migration

Student Email accounts will be migrated to new servers on a nightly basis. Users will receive an email from University Systems notifying them of the migration the day prior to the migration of their account. The outage will typically last a few minutes for each account as it is being migrated and will not otherwise impact the user’s email service.

Identity management system upgrade: 12 pm Friday Jan. 25 to 6 pm Sat Jan. 26

On January 25th the University Of Victoria’s identity management system identity.uvic.ca (IIQ) will undergo an upgrade. The identity.uvic.ca (IIQ) service will be unavailable at times during the upgrade over the upgrade weekend starting at 12 noon on Friday January 25th until 6pm Saturday January 26th.

Planned outage of campus internet access – Dec 23

To facilitate required maintenance by BCNET, all campus Internet access will interrupted for two 10-minute periods within a six hour window on Sunday, Dec 23 from 6:00 AM to 12:00PM. Services are expected to be fully restored by 12:00 PM. All online services hosted at UVic will be inaccessible from off campus for these two 10-minute periods during this window.