Campus Notices

IT Services announcements

RESOLVED: Gargoyle/Student Systems Emergency Maintenance

January 27, 2015

Jan. 27, 2014 - As of 12 noon, Gargoyle, facultyaccess, staffaccess, Enrollment Manager, and classes.uchicago.edu are all now operating normally. Recap of event: Overnight processing errors on the night of Jan. 26-27 caused data between Gargoyle and other applications to get out of sync. As a result, Gargoyle and related applications were brought down for emergency maintenance at 8 a.m. Jan. 27 to re-run the overnight processing. All applications were restored to normal service by 12 noon.

UPDATE: Gargoyle/Student Systems Emergency Maintenance

January 27, 2015

Jan. 27, 2015 - As of 11:30 a.m., Gargoyle, the primary student system, is undergoing emergency maintenance to correct a process failure which occurred last night. As a result, facultyaccess, staffaccess, Enrollment Manager, and classes.uchicago.edu are not available. Full service is expected to resume by 12:15 p.m.

Emergency Gargoyle Maintenance

January 27, 2015

Jan. 27, 2015 - As of 10:30 a.m., Gargoyle, the primary student system, is undergoing emergency maintenance to correct a process failure which occurred last night. As a result, facultyaccess, staffaccess, Enrollment Manager, and classes.uchicago.edu are not available. Full service is expected to resume by 12 noon.

RESOLVED - Workday Performance Issues

January 26, 2015

Jan. 26, 2015 - Workday is now operating normally. Recap of event: On the morning of Jan. 26, Workday began experiencing intermittent performance issues due to a problem at the vendor's data center. The vendor was able to resolve the problem and restore normal service by 3 p.m.

Workday Performance Issues

January 26, 2015

Jan. 26, 2015 - Workday is currently experiencing intermittent performance issues due to a problem at the vendor's data center. The vendor is working on the problem and will be providing us with updates as they become available.

Workday Service Restored

January 16, 2015

Jan. 16, 2015 - Workday is now operating normally. Recap of event: On the afternoon of Jan. 16, Workday began experiencing intermittent performance issues due to a problem at the vendor's data center. The vendor was able to resolve the problem and restore normal service by 3:35 p.m.

Connectivity Issues with Workday

January 16, 2015

Jan. 16, 2015 - Workday is currently experiencing intermittent performance issues due to a problem at the vendor's data center. The vendor is working on the problem and will be providing us with updates as they become available.

RESOLVED: Network Latency Problem

January 14, 2015

Jan. 14, 2015 - As of 6:45 p.m., network service on campus is working normally. Recap of event: At approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning, an issue arose on the campus network which caused slow performance or loss of connection for several applications, including Chalk, Delphi, Business Objects Reporting, cEikon, and some websites. People on the south side of campus also saw some generalized slow network performance, especially for off-campus connections. ITS network engineers were able to work around the problem and restore service by 6:45 p.m.

UPDATE 2: Network Latency Problem

January 14, 2015

Jan. 14, 2015 - As of 5:30 p.m., ITS is still working to resolve a network issue which is causing slow performance or loss of connection for several applications, including Chalk, Delphi, Business Objects Reporting,and cEikon, and some websites. People on the south side of campus may also see generalized slow network performance, especially for off-campus connections. ITS has engaged the vendor to assist in isolating the issue.

UPDATE: Network Latency Problem

January 14, 2015

Jan. 14, 2015 - As of 2:45 p.m., ITS is still working to resolve a network issue which is causing slow performance or loss of connection for several applications, including Chalk, Delphi, and Business Objects Reporting, and some websites. People on the south side of campus may also see generalized slow network performance, especially for off-campus connections.

Facilities Services announcements

Ryerson Waterproofing Repairs

October 22, 2014

Crews will execute repairs at the Ryerson Hall loading dock beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22. The work is scheduled to be complete by Wednesday, Oct. 29, weather permitting.

Harper Memorial Library - Interior Renovation

September 29, 2014

Beginning today, Sept. 29, interior renovations to improve classrooms, restroom and lecture halls will begin at the western portion of the Harper Memorial Library first floor.

Wall extension near Crerar Quadrangle

September 24, 2014

Pedestrian access through the loading dock area between Hinds Geophysics and the Bookstore will be permanently closed on Monday, Sept. 29. Crews will extend a wall in the Crerar Quadrangle to separate pedestrians from loading docks for safety reasons.

Rockefeller Chapel Water Main Repairs

September 22, 2014

Beginning Monday, Sept. 29, work to repair a water main at Rockefeller Chapel will commence. Work is scheduled for completion by Saturday, Oct. 4.

Rockefeller Chapel Water Main Repairs

September 09, 2014

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 16, work to repair a water main at Rockefeller Chapel will commence. Work is scheduled for completion by Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.

Repaving of Rockefeller Chapel Driveway

August 19, 2014

Beginning Thursday, Aug. 21, work to repave the Rockefeller Chapel driveway will commence. Work is scheduled for completion by Wednesday, Aug. 27, weather permitting.

Temporary closure of Ellis Avenue

August 07, 2014

A portion of Ellis Avenue will be closed between 56th and 57th streets from 11 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 11 while the crane at the William Eckhardt Research Center jobsite is removed.

5225 S. Cottage Grove Avenue

July 01, 2014

Construction activity will begin on Monday, July 7 to extend the fiber infrastructure to the new Facilities Services building. The work involves installation of conduit from the construction site at East 52nd Street and South Cottage Grove Avenue to East 55th Street and South Ingleside Avenue.

58th and Ellis-pedestrian crossing

July 01, 2014

Construction crews will be on site beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, July 7 to make corrections to elevations and to improve drainage to a section of pavement in the 58th Street and Ellis Avenue pedestrian crossing. This work will be noisy and dusty.

Update: Ellis Avenue Resurfacing

June 30, 2014

The asphalt restoration/repaving along a portion of Ellis Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets is scheduled to start at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, July 1, and complete by 4 p.m., weather permitting.