Author: Eric Schmidt

2022 UGA Network Maintenance: March 5, 6AM – March 6 12PM

ITS will conduct a network maintenance that will result in complete outages of campus Internet access and campus information systems beginning at 6 a.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2022 and continuing until noon on Sunday, March 6, 2022. The extended time of this maintenance is necessary to allow EITS to complete work that could not […]

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Scholarship Universe Update

Awards from Scholarship Universe up to January 4th are now reflected as scholarship expenses in the applicable funds within the FAME system. This is the fourth scholarship posting in FAME for fiscal year 2022.  The previous posting(s) included all awards in Scholarship Universe through December 1st. Please reach out to askfsap@uga.edu if you have any […]

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DAR Offices Closed for 2021 Holidays

All DAR and UGA Foundation offices will be closed for the holidays from December 24th through January 3rd. If you need assistance, please submit a ticket to askit@uga.edu

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Gift Accounting: 2021 Year-end Processing

An important message regarding the UGA Foundation’s year-end gift processing deadlines: Over the holidays, the best way for donors to ensure their gift is completed in 2021 is to give online by credit card before midnight on December 31, 2021. Please direct donors to give.uga.edu/commit.  Donors may also make a gift by check if the […]

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Endpoint Patching and Ivanti Restart Prompts

On 12/13/21 the DAR IT team identified attempts to exploit a software vulnerability on some of our devices less than 24 hours after the vulnerability had been publicized to the industry; thankfully those attempts were not successful.  Think about it, less than 24 hours after a vulnerability became publicly known in the industry, we are […]

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UPDATE: Thanksgiving Holidays

University of Georgia Development & Alumni Relations offices will be closed for Thanksgiving holidays on November 25th & 26th. If you need immediate assistance please submit a ticket to askit@uga.edu during this time.

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Alumni Association reveals 2022 Bulldog 100 businesses

The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 2022 Bulldog 100, a list of the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. UGA received 367 nominations for the 2022 list. The 2022 Bulldog 100 celebrates organizations from over two dozen industries, including agriculture, real estate, health care, nonprofits and software. Of the 100 […]

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UGA Network Offline for Maintenance on October 23rd

As the date draws closer, DAR IT is going to start forwarding reminders concerning UGA’s network maintenance on October 23rd.  All DAR facilities (including Live Oak in Buckhead), all DAR computing systems (FAME, GAIL, all websites, file shares), as well as UGA systems (some key ones I’ve highlighted below) will be impacted.  Basically, you should […]

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DAR Boyd Network Maintenance on September 30th

On Thursday 9/30 between 5am-7am, the DARIT team will be onsite working with UGA’s Network Engineering team to migrate the DAR hosted network from a single fiber network drop to dual fiber network drops in the Boyd data center, which includes implementing a new physical network layer to allow that redundancy.  During this maintenance window […]

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DAR Enterprise System Maintenance – Monday September 20, 5-7PM

Please plan for a disruption to all DAR enterprise IT services on Monday September 20 from 5pm-7pm as we transition our Boyd data center server stack to the new UGA 10gb network infrastructure. Availability of FAME, GAIL, DAR file shares, and all DAR hosted websites (including on-line giving) will be impacted during this maintenance window.  […]

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