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Changes for Final Grades Submissions

Posted on: December 2nd, 2015 by amelia

There is one major change to the grading interface this fall.  When an instructor assigns an F grade to a student in a course using the online grade reporting interface, the instructor will now have the ability to give additional details as to why the F grade is assigned. There will be three options for […]

Blackboard Upgrade Scheduled to Begin on December 15

Posted on: November 12th, 2015 by Penny Rice

On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, beginning at 12:01 AM CST, IT will begin an upgrade of Blackboard Learn to the latest stable release. During this maintenance, blackboard.olemiss.edu will be offline. We expect Blackboard Learn will be available on Wednesday, December 23. However, we will make every effort to complete this work as quickly as possible […]

Attendance Verification Interface (AVI) Enhancements

Posted on: October 27th, 2015 by amelia

Beginning fall 2015-2016, there was a new interface added to verify student attendance. Due to federal guidelines, students must have their attendance (or participation for online courses) verified for each class in which they are enrolled. This new process occurred during the first two weeks of class and since then, the Office of Information Technology (IT) […]

SAP and myOleMiss Unavailable December 18-25, 2015

Posted on: October 15th, 2015 by Deetra Wiley

December SAP HANA Migration Schedule for the SAP Production (PRD) System… The myOleMiss system also unavailable during this time… The migration dates for the migration of the SAP Production (PRD) System to the SAP HANA in-memory database are rapidly approaching!  The scheduled downtime for this migration will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 18, […]

Reminder: SAP & myOleMiss Upgrades Easter Weekend – Prepare to Test in QAS!

Posted on: March 16th, 2015 by Deetra Wiley

April Upgrades for SAP PRD and myOleMiss Portal… The SAP production system and the myOleMiss portal upgrade dates are quickly approaching! Please be reminded that upgrade of these systems will take place during the Easter Weekend 2015 beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, continuing until Tuesday, April 7, at 8 a.m. Remember to […]

Major Upgrade Easter Weekend: SAP Production & myOleMiss Unavailable April 2-7, 2015

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015 by Deetra Wiley

The SAP production system and the myOleMiss portal will be unavailable beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, due to a major upgrade. The system is scheduled to be unavailable until Tuesday, April 7, at 8 a.m. During this downtime, Office of Information Technology (IT) staff members will upgrade these systems to the required […]

The Spring 2014 IT Survival Guide

Posted on: January 9th, 2014 by JIMMY BALL

Welcome! The Office of Information Technology (IT) has been busy preparing for new and returning faculty and students. Below are some of the enhancements, with links to important sites and informative TECHNews articles, that we completed after the Fall Semester 2013. What’s New SAP Unicode Upgrade The SAP Unicode upgrade was completed on December 24, […]

Blackboard Upgrade Scheduled to Begin on December 17, 2013

Posted on: November 25th, 2013 by Penny Rice

On Tuesday, December 17, beginning at 12 Midnight CST, IT will begin an upgrade of Blackboard Learn to Service Pack 13. During this maintenance, blackboard.olemiss.edu will be offline. Since this update will require additional disk maintenance, we expect Blackboard Learn will be available by Tuesday, December 24. However, we will make every effort to complete this […]

SAP & myOleMiss Unavailable for Unicode Upgrade

Posted on: November 21st, 2013 by Deetra Wiley

The SAP production system and the myOleMiss portal will be unavailable beginning at 6 a.m., Friday, December 20, 2013, in order to perform a Unicode upgrade on the SAP production system.  The systems are scheduled to be unavailable until 5 p.m. on Monday, December 30, 2013. (Note: The University of Mississippi will be closed for […]

Installing Mac OS X Mavericks

Posted on: October 25th, 2013 by Errol Sayre

Installing a major OS upgrade can bring a slew of problems, from incompatible software to lost configuration —even missing functionality. Thankfully, Mavericks (Apple’s latest version of OS X) doesn’t seem to bear any of those issues. Still, if you’re cautious and want to know a little more before hitting that “Upgrade” button in the App […]