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Updated: Wireless Network Unavailable

November 7, 2019 - 3:26pm
Updated 11/7 5pm: The Bryn Mawr College wireless network (eduroam) is currently unavailable. LITS is working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. The wired network is unaffected. More information will be posted to the LITS Blog as it becomes available. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440. LITS has received reports […]

BIONIC Unavailable 11/16 8am-noon

November 5, 2019 - 3:14pm
PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, November 16th from 8:00 a.m. until noon. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu with any questions.

Resolved: Problems Logging Into Moodle

November 5, 2019 - 2:55pm
Updated 11/5/19 at 3:30 p.m. This issue is now resolved. Authentication services were briefly disrupted earlier this afternoon and a variety of campus services were affected. If you continue to experience difficulty logging into moodle or any other service, contact the Help Desk: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440. Community members are experiencing problems logging into Bryn Mawr […]

Resolved: Problems with Wireless Network Connectivity Morning of 11/2

November 2, 2019 - 11:00am
Earlier this morning several community members were unable to connect to the internet via campus WiFi. LITS has restarted the authentication server, which we expect will resolve this issue. If you continue to have problems connecting please report them to the Help Desk: 610-526-7440 or help@brynmawr.edu.

Complete the Information Security Education Program by 11/1/19

October 28, 2019 - 8:00am
The Bryn Mawr College Information Security Education Program launched October 1st and runs through the month of October. Community members are responsible for completing the program by November 1, 2019. Get started by logging into Moodle and navigating to the Information Security course. More information about the program cycle, requirements, and information security competencies is available on the LITS Website. Information security […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

October 23, 2019 - 8:00am
Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.

MacOS 10.12 Sierra Not Allowed on Bryn Mawr College Network After 1/14/20; MacOS 10.15 Catalina Released

October 16, 2019 - 4:07pm
MacOS 10.15 Catalina has been released. After January 14, 2020, computers running macOS 10.12 Sierra will no longer be allowed on the Bryn Mawr College network. With the recent release of macOS 10.15 Catalina, Apple will stop providing support macOS 10.12 Sierra. Ending support includes no longer rolling out security updates to combat the latest […]

Complete the Information Security Education Program by 11/1/19

October 14, 2019 - 8:00am
The Bryn Mawr College Information Security Education Program launched October 1st and runs through the month of October. Community members are responsible for completing the program by November 1, 2019. Get started by logging into Moodle and navigating to the Information Security course. More information about the program cycle, requirements, and information security competencies is available on the LITS Website. Information security […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

October 9, 2019 - 8:00am
Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.

Windows 7 Not Allowed on Bryn Mawr College Network After 1/14/20

October 7, 2019 - 2:17pm
After January 14, 2020, Computers running Windows 7 will no longer be allowed on the Bryn Mawr College network. Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for Windows 7 after January 14. Beginning this month, LITS will be reaching out to staff and faculty currently using Windows 7 to initiate a plan for […]

Run Upcoming Windows Updates Overnight (takes 1h+)

October 7, 2019 - 11:57am
In the coming weeks, a Windows update will roll out to College-owned computers. It is a feature update, meaning it’s one of the larger and more time consuming updates to run. Windows will not update automatically without acceptance from the user and should be done when the computer will be unused for an hour or […]

Phone System Unavailable 10/14 7-9am

October 4, 2019 - 11:16am
The College’s phone and voicemail system will be unavailable on Monday, October 14 from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. LITS and our phone system vendor will be performing necessary software maintenance during this time. Contact the Help Desk with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

Personal Digital Archiving: Murder Mystery Edition! 10/24 5-6:30pm

October 4, 2019 - 10:26am
October 24, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. in Canaday 315 A USB drive found at the scene of a murder contains someone’s personal digital files, revealing clues about the crime and the identity of the victim. It’s up to you to review the contents of the drive and help solve the mystery! Personal digital archiving is […]

Problems Calling Campus Phones from Off-Campus

October 2, 2019 - 4:28pm
People calling Bryn Mawr College from off-campus numbers are having problems reaching on-campus extensions. In some cases the caller gets a false busy signal and/or error message. We believe this could be a problem external to Bryn Mawr, but are investigating with our phone service provider and phone system vendor. We will post updates as […]

Complete the Information Security Education Program by 11/1/19

October 1, 2019 - 8:00am
The Bryn Mawr College Information Security Education Program launches today and runs through the month of October. Community members are responsible for completing the program by November 1, 2019. Get started by logging into Moodle and navigating to the Information Security course. More information about the program cycle, requirements, and information security competencies is available on the LITS Website. Information security is a responsibility […]

InterLibrary Loan Unavailable 10/14 9am-noon

September 30, 2019 - 8:00am
Inter-Library Loan via ILLiad will be unavailable on Monday, October 14 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. LITS will be upgrading the software during this time. Contact the Help Deks with questions: help@brynmawr.edu or 610-526-7440.

End of Support for 32-Bit Applications in macOS Catalina (10.15)

September 25, 2019 - 2:29pm
macOS Catalina (10.15) is scheduled for general release in October. If you choose to update to or purchase a Mac computer that ships with macOS Catalina, please be sure to check if you are using any 32-bit applications on your computer or in your labs. In macOS Catalina 32-bit applications are no longer supported; this means […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

September 25, 2019 - 8:00am
Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.

Information Security Education Program 2019 Launches 10/1!

September 24, 2019 - 6:00am
College community members are responsible for completing Bryn Mawr’s Information Security Education Program annually. This year’s program launches 10/1/19 and must be completed during the month of October. The program includes reviewing key College policies and completing a series of instructional activities geared towards helping all community members attain mastery of the College’s Information Security […]

Reminder: Routine System Maintenance Thursday 6pm – midnight

September 11, 2019 - 8:00am
Routine system maintenance will occur tomorrow (Thursday) from 6:00 p.m. until midnight. For more information on LITS System Maintenance: http://www.brynmawr.edu/lits/system-maintenance-policy Please contact the Help Desk with questions, help@brynmawr.edu, 610-526-7440, or lits.brynmawr.edu.

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