IT Maintenance Begins October 7

Author: Emily Scott

IT Maintenance Gears

Beginning Saturday, October 7 at 4 a.m. through 8 p.m. (ET) Sunday, October 8, 2023, Office of Information Technologies (OIT) systems engineers will perform a variety of planned maintenance activities and upgrades.

Major IT services that may be UNAVAILABLE for some or all of the maintenance period include:

  • Banner and administrative applications that use Banner data:
    • Class registration (NOVO)
    • Banner Admin pages
    • Self-service Banner
    • Advance and other Oracle databases and related applications
  • SQL server databases and related applications
  • OnBase
  • Business Objects
  • Tableau
  • VoIP telephone service

Services NOT affected by this maintenance include:

  • Internet access
  • Wired and wireless network services
  • Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar, Drive)
  • VPN
  • Canvas
  • (main ND web page)
  • PrintND (Pharos)
  • Centrex telephones

The list of unaffected services should remain stable and unaltered; no impact on these services is anticipated. The impacted list of services is not comprehensive. Maintenance activities during this time may affect other services not included on this list.

For 24/7 self-service assistance including the virtual agent, go to:, or contact the OIT Help Desk during business hours at 574-631-8111 or