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Posted on Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

At 5:19 p.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System appeared to operate at normal speeds again. The team is still investigating the cause of the slowness, but believe the issue has been resolved. If you experience slowness issue with UNI eLearning System, please contact the Computer Consulting Center (CCC) by calling 319-273-5555.
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Around 4 p.m. CST, users began experiencing slowness with the UNI eLearning System. The system is running and functioning, but is slow. Page loads appear to take around 10 times longer than normal. The eLearning Admin team is actively investigating the issue.

Posted on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Faculty and Instructors: ITS-Educational Technology invites you to register for Faculty Focus workshops, offered January 4-8, 2016, on technology’s role in teaching and learning. Workshops address various Bb Learn 9 features and numerous other instructional technologies. Seating is limited and reservations are required. See workshop calendar & registration information at https://www.uni.edu/its/faculty-workshop-calendar.

Posted on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

On Monday, November 30, 2015 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE while we restart the application server, the database, and Blackboard software.

Posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Turnitin experienced intermittent service issues from Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 10:38 p.m. CST through Monday, November 23, 2015 at 12:52 a.m. CST.
Students: If you had a Turnitin assignment that was due during this period, please contact your Instructor.
Instructors: If you had a Turnitin assignment that was due during this period, please extend the "Due date" or "Allow submissions after the due date".

Posted on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Resolved at 7:04 p.m. CST: The UNI eLearning System should be available as of 7:04 p.m. CST. Due to major network issues that affected most UNI Systems, the UNI eLearning System experienced two unexpected outages this evenings. The first outage occurred from 4:40 p.m. to 5:35 p.m. CST. Another outage occurred from 6:13 p.m. to 7:04 p.m. CST. We apologize for the inconveniences these outages have caused.

Students: If you were in the middle of taking a test/quiz and got "kicked out", please contact your Instructor.

Instructors: If you had a test available from 4:30 p.m. to 7:05 p.m., please allow students that report an issue during that period another test attempt. Information and directions are located at: https://www.uni.edu/elearning/how-do-i-allow-student-another-test-attempt . If the Test Availability period has expired, you may need to use the "Test Availability Exceptions" section in Test Options. For one-on-one assistance with test exceptions, please contact one of our Instructional Designer & Technology Coordinators by calling 273-2309 or emailing idds@uni.edu . If you have other questions about a student's ability to submit assignments, discussion posts, tests, etc., please complete the "Contact eLearning Support" form.
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Update at 6:40 p.m. CST:
Around 6:13 p.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System experienced another OUTAGE. Network Services staff is continuing to work on the problem.
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(Possibly Resolved) UNI eLearning Unexpected OUTAGE beginning @ 4:40 p.m. CST
Update at 5:40 p.m. CST
: ITS Network Services staff continue to investigate an ongoing significant issue with the UNI network which has resulted in intermittent partial and complete outages of most UNI Systems (eLearning, MyUNIverse, UNI websites, etc.). Many systems have come back online; however, Network Services staff is still working to determine the cause and ensure the issues has been fully resolved.
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UNI eLearning Unexpected OUTAGE beginning @ 4:40 p.m. CST
The UNI eLearning System is currently experience an outage due to technical issues (network and/or database related) that are currently being investigated by ITS. We apologize for the inconveniences this outage is causing.

Posted on Saturday, October 24th, 2015

On Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 6:30 a.m. to 7:50 a.m. CDT, access to the UNI eLearning System was unavailable due to an issue that occurred during a scheduled Network Services maintenance. The UNI eLearning System was running; however, users were unable to reach the system. We apologize for the inconveniences this unexpected distruption caused.
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Access to the UNI eLearning System is currenlty unavailable due to an issue that occurred during a scheduled Network Services maintenance. The UNI eLearning System was running; however, users are unable to reach the system as well as other UNI services (Email, MyUNIverse, etc.) . We apologize for the inconveniences this unexpected distruption is causing. The Network Services team is working on resolving the issue.

Posted on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

This maintenance is longer needed and has been canceled.
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On Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE to disconnect the old application file server and restart the system.

Posted on Friday, October 16th, 2015

On Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE while application file server maintenance is performed.

Posted on Monday, September 21st, 2015

On Wednesday, September 23, 2015 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for maintenance to install Oracle database patches.

Posted on Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

On Wednesday, September 16, 2015 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for maintenance to install application server patches.

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