Availability of Systems

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Maintenance windows and outages

System upgrades as well as security updates are applied during different times that may cause a short period of unavailability for users. Please consult this information regularly. Subject to change without notice.

 

System

When

Network, WiFi

 

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

University web site

 

Last Tuesday of the month 

12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

 

In 2022: June 28, July 26, Aug. 30, Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 29, Dec. 20

 

In 2023: Jan. 31, Feb. 28, Mar. 28, Apr. 25

uOttawa applications requiring authentication, workstation login, lab login, WiFi, VPN, LiquidFiles, Banner self-service, eReviews, eAwards, etc. 

Several times a week

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Login to most uOttawa web applications, Peoplesoft, Office 365, Brightspace, uoZone, VirtuO

Dependent on vendor

 

Service Status (office.com)

uoCampus, uoZone, VirtuO

 

Monthly on Thursday mornings

 

In 2022: July 21, Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 20, Nov. 24, Dec. 15 

 

In 2023: Jan. 26, Feb. 23, Mar. 23, Apr. 20

Microsoft Office suite including Outlook, Calendar, etc.

Dependent on vendor

 

Service Status (office.com)

uoForms for web forms

 

Periodically on Monday afternoons

In 2022: Sept. 12, Dec. 12

In 2023: Mar. 13

 

uoCal

Periodically on Monday afternoons

In 2022: July 13, Oct. 12

In 2023: Jan. 18, Mar. 13

 

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