Systems Maintenance Sunday, May 3rd

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During our regular maintenance window this Sunday, May 3rd  we have the following activities scheduled:

 

  • Middfiles will be patched to the latest vendor software release
    • Between 7:00am and 8:30am there will be two short service outages, together totaling up to 15 minutes
    • This will include the ORGS directories, user home directories, and all class folders
  • The wireless controllers will be updated
    • Between 6:00am and 7:30am all wireless access points on campus will be rebooted, resulting in up to 15 minutes of wireless connectivity downtime throughout the campus, Bread Loaf and the Snowbowl.

 

We appreciate your patience as we continuously strive to keep our systems functioning optimally.

 

Regards,
Billy

 

 

 

 

Billy Sneed

ITS – Central Systems & Network Services

Middlebury College

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On Wednesday, May 6, International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) will be moving to the Service Building-2nd floor. ISSS provides services and support to international students, scholars, staff, and faculty in all of Middlebury’s programs and to colleagues who oversee those programs. We will be in transition for much of the week as we unpack and settle into our new space. Our response to inquiries may be delayed during this time. Our goal is to return to our usual level of service and availability as soon as possible.

We look forward to welcoming you to our new location. Please direct people who need to see us and send mail to:

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS)
Service Building—2nd floor
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone: 802-443-5858
Email: isss@middlebury.edu

Exam Hours at the Libraries

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The Davis Family Library will offer extended hours starting Sunday, May 3rd. We will open at 9 am that day and be open 24 hours through Friday, May 8th, when we will close at the regular 11 pm. Saturday, May 9th will be regular hours, 9 am – 11 pm. 24/7 will resume on Sunday starting at 9 am and the library will close at 8 pm on Tuesday, May 19th.

Armstrong Library maintain regular hours, with extended hours on Friday and Saturday, May 15th and 16th.

Full hours can be found at go/hours.

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