Main Notices News Archive

Maintenance Window
Marshall University Information Technology schedules a weekly maintenance window on Sundays from 7am to 1pm Eastern time. On Memorial Day weekend, our maintenance window will be extended to 5:00 pm Friday May 28th – to 11:59 pm on Monday, May 31st, 2021.  This yearly maintenance outage is listed as “University Computer Services Unavailable” on the
MUNet End of Support for Windows 7
September 15, 2020 · Info Sec news, Main Notices
Important Computer Security Reminder for All Marshall University Students, Faculty and Staff: Marshall University Campus network support will no longer be provided for computers with Microsoft Windows 7 operating system after January 14, 2020.* This notice is intended for Marshall University campus clients who are still using the Windows 7 operating system. Your cooperation is
[Service Update]
September 10, 2020 · Main Notices, Zoom
This change will affect all Zoom users. Zoom will start requiring passcodes or waiting rooms for all Zoom meetings, beginning Sunday, September 27th, 2020. This change will affect all previously scheduled meetings if they do not currently have a passcode set or waiting room enabled. PLEASE NOTE: If you add Passcodes to an existing meeting,
[Service Upgrade]: Upcoming new VPN hardware and service
Notice to all students, faculty and staff who use Virtual Private Networking (VPN) services On Wednesday, September 30th, 2020, Marshall University will make an important change to the campus virtual private networking (VPN) service. If you use the Marshall VPN service, please read the following to ensure your continued ability to use VPN services after
Zoom outages
Beginning at 8:51am ET Zoom said it’s “received reports of users being unable to visit the Zoom website ( and unable to start and join Zoom Meetings and Webinars.”  This outage is not specific to Marshall’s campuses. “We are currently investigating and will provide updates as we have them,” according to Zoom’s status page. For alternative
[Service Update]: Telephone Outages
June 29, 2020 11:30 am: As of this morning all phone issues should be resolved.  Please report any issues you encounter to the IT Service Desk.  Thank you!   June 23, 2020  3:00 pm: Marshall University Information Technology has updated certificates and performed upgrades to the telephone system which has caused intermittent issues across the
New “Zoombombing” Threat to Public Zoom Calls
March 25, 2020 · Info Sec Alerts, Main Notices
A new cybercriminal trend called “Zoombombing” is making its way into the news. Internet “trolls” are joining public Zoom calls to share inappropriate content. If you attend public Zoom calls, it is recommended to disable screensharing – or limit screensharing to the host only – and to disable File Transfer. Check out this article for
Coronavirus Phishing Email Notice
Due to recent news, cybercriminals have a new twist on phishing emails: Coronavirus scams.  Cybercriminals often exploit popular topics and fears, and they haven’t overlooked the widespread fear of COVID-19. The Office of Information Technology asks the Marshall community to continue to stay alert of fraudulent emails and follow safety guidelines when responding to emails
Service Migration – IT Service Status
Marshall University Information Technology will be migrating itservicestatus to a new webserver this coming Sunday, February 16th, 2020 from 4:00 am to approximately 10:00 am. There will be no downtime involved, however we will need to freeze any updates / changes during that window. Once the migration is complete updates can be once again made
Marshall University Cyber Security Advisory
January 10, 2020 · Info Sec Alerts, Main Notices, Security
This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Edward Aractingi, Associate VP for IT and Chief Information Officer As we start the new semester and the year 2020, we remind you of the important role which you have in the cyber security of Marshall University. Please review a few key steps