Author: Eric Schmidt

Network Maintenance Window – August 10th at 5:30PM

DAR IT has scheduled a network maintenance window for DAR’s Boyd hosted services Wednesday 8/10 from 5:30pm until 7:30pm.  DAR enterprise services that will be unavailable during this maintenance window including FAME, GAIL, DAR file shares, DAR websites (online giving, event registration, Career Center, dar.uga.edu) and printing services.  This maintenance window will not impact network […]

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Network Maintenance Window – June 23rd at 5:10PM

We continue to work with UGA’s Network Engineering team after our outage yesterday and we are planning a network maintenance window for DAR’s Boyd hosted services tomorrow (Thursday 6/23) from 5:10pm until 6:30pm.  This maintenance window will be used to try and replicate what transpired yesterday and if we can replicate, (hopefully) adjust some configurations to […]

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FAME Downtime: Weekend of April 30th

FAME will be unavailable from 5:00PM on Friday April, 29th until 7:00AM on Monday May 2nd. During this time, IT will be performing a data refresh and crossover of the systems. The upgrade will assist with some process and software improvements, including better Cognos integration, but will not change the user interface. If you have […]

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

EITS 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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