Baruch Computing and Technology Center (BCTC)

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  • All system are currently operational.
    Updated 7/30/15 9:00am
  • Scheduled Outage - Network Services in Library Building - 7/30, 6PM - 8/3, 9AM
    Due to necessary repairs in the Library Building, there will be no network services, including internet access and wireless service in the Library/Information Technology Building ONLY from Thursday, 7/30 @ 6PM - Monday, 8/3 @ 9AM. During that time period there will also be no access to the BCTC-NAS (network share) and BCTC printing for anyone on or off campus.

    All other buildings and network services including College web sites, e-mail, and the phone system will remain uninterrupted. Students in need of a computer lab will be able to use the 6th Floor Lab area in the Vertical Campus from 6PM - 8PM on Thursday only.
    Updated 7/29/15 5:53pm
  • CUNYFirst Monthly Maintenance -  7/31/15 - 9:00pm - 1:00am

    The CUNYfirst System (HCM and Campus Solutions applications) will be unavailable on Friday, July 31st from 9pm  to 1am, for month end closing activities.
    Updated 7/28/15 3:53pm

  • CUNYfirst Disaster Recovery Test - 8/1 @ 4:00pm - 8/2 @ 6:00pm
    The annual CUNYfirst Disaster Recovery Drill (DR Drill) is scheduled the weekend of August 1-2, 2015. During this DR Drill, CUNYfirst will be unavailable to all users.

    DR Drill start time: 4 pm on Saturday, August 1

    DR Drill finish time: 6 pm on Sunday, August 2

    The annual CUNYfirst DR Drill provides CUNY the opportunity to exercise the recovery tasks required if the primary CUNYfirst System were to shut down unexpectedly. The DR Drill confirms CUNY’s ability to respond to a CUNYfirst disaster recovery scenario, make the backup system available to users, and restore the primary servers to full capacity for our user community.
    Note that CUNYfirst Reporting instances will not be available until Tuesday morning, August 4. When the Reporting instances become available they will be populated with the data from Sunday night.
    Thank you for your patience in supporting this very important exercise. Please inform your user community.
    Updated 7/28/2015 3:59pm

  • Blackboard - Course Size Limits - Beginning Summer 2015
    In order to manage Blackboard course size efficiently, the CUNY Central Blackboard Steering Committee has implemented a course size limit policy starting Summer Session 1. Click the following link for more information: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/bctc/intech/course_size.htm
    Updated 7/23/15 8:30am
  • Students Unable to See Courses in Blackboard
    There are a large number of students who are not able to see their courses in Blackboard due to them having multiple accounts in CUNY Portal. CUNY's Central Office is aware of this issue and is working on resolving it as soon as possible. We ask that Faculty make accommodations for these students wherever possible.
    Updated 7/23/15 8:30am

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