SHSU Network Upgrades & Outages

The Infrastructure and Support Services (ISS) Department is in the midst of a two year project to enhance the campus data network with additional flexibility for researchers and other specialized functions. Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), is a type of high-performance network that directs data and provides the flexibility to divert, route and manage individual types of data traffic based on priority and service plan. IT@Sam ISS will be installing new hardware during the following dates and times to specific building on campus which will cause an interruption in network connectivity.


 Friday August 10th, 6:00 PM through Saturday August 11th 6:00 AM

Affected Services: Academic Building 1, Health and Kinesiology Center, Music, Lowman Student Center, Gaertner Performing Arts Center, University Theatre Center, Newton Grisham Library, Don Sanders Baseball/Softball Complex, Bernard G Johnson Coliseum, Grounds &Custodial Building, Garrett Teacher Education Center, Counselor Education Center, Ron Mafrige Field House, Bower Stadium Press Box, Bearkat Village Apartments

Saturday August 11th, 9:00 AM through Saturday August 11th 9:00 PM

Affected Services: All Analog Phone Lines, Bobby K Marks Administration Building, Evans Complex, Smith-Hudson Building, Bank of America, Crimes, South Texas Applied Forensic Science, John W. Thomason Building, University Police Department, West Plant, Museum Exhibit Hall, Physical Plant, University Storage, Vehicle Maintenance, Property, Store, Plant Shop, Counseling Center, College of Humanities and Social Science (CHSS), Estill Building, Dan Rather Communications Building, Margaret Lea Houston, Farrington, Visitors Center, DELTA, Museum, Walker Education Center

Friday August 17th, 6:00 PM through Saturday August 18th 6:00 AM

Affected Services: Lee Drain Building, College of Humanities and Social Science (CHSS), Academic Building 3, Allen House, Roy Adams Building, Academic Building 4, Sam Houston Village, Raven Village, White Hall, Baldwin House, Barrett House, Creager House, Randall House, Mallon House, Jackson-Shaver Hall, Spivey House, Parkhill House

If you have any questions about the network upgrades or concerns about the schedule feel free to e-mail the Service Desk or call (4-HELP).

Author: lucrecia chandler

Cherwell, Communications, and Training Manager for IT@Sam