MyBU Student outage – Registration Portal is unavailable.

MyBU Student outage – The Registration Portal is unavailable…

Planned Graduate Applicant Portal (Liaison) Outage: January 20-22

The Graduate Applicant Portal (Liaison) will be unavailable from from January 20, 2024, at 7:00 AM ET through January 22, 2024, at 7:00 AM ET. The applicants will not be able to create or submit applications or pay deposits during this time. BU admissions users will not be able to access PDF and WebAdMIT. Recommenders…

Resolved: Intermittent login issue

Clients are reporting intermittent log in issues with a variety of applications….

New Microsoft Teams Desktop App: Tuesday 12/5

IS&T is excited to announce the availability of the new Microsoft Teams desktop app. This updated Microsoft Teams carries with it significantly improved performance, especially on Macs, and will be Microsoft’s focus for all future new Teams features. Beginning Tuesday, December 5th, you’ll see a toggle switch in Teams inviting you to try the new…

Zoom cloud recording retention changes – Review your saved recordings by 3/13/21

The University will be changing how long Zoom cloud recordings are retained. This is a reminder that, on March 13, 2022, Zoom cloud recordings that are at least 180 days old will be automatically deleted….

Websites on are returning database connection errors.

Websites on are returning database connection errors….

Update your Apple device now: emergency security update released

Apple has released an emergency security update to address a vulnerability in which spyware could be installed on an iPhone or other Apple device without ever having to click on a malicious link. The security patch was released on Monday September 13th, 2021 and a current activities alert (which provides up-to-date information about high-impact types…

Resolved: W4 Employee Self-Service unavailable starting 12/24/2019 at 1pm through 1/6/2020.

W4 Employee Self-Service unavailable starting 12/24/2019 at 1pm through 1/5/2020….

SCC Downtime – May 22 – 24, 2017

In order to perform the annual scheduled maintenance at the MGHPCC, there will be a full power outage at the site starting at 9:00am on Monday, May 22 and ending at 9:00am on Wednesday, May 24. This outage impacts the Shared Computing Cluster (SCC) and ATLAS, as well as the Linux Virtual Lab ( and…

Boston University and the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

You may have seen news of a widespread global ransomware attack.  We want to make sure our community is aware of the details of the situation, how it affected Boston University, and what we should all be doing to keep our systems and data safe. Cybercriminals released a new piece of malicious software (malware) on…