Thompson Rivers University

Interruptions to myTRU, Blackboard,, and more on May 12 due to network maintenance

May 11, 2012

Sorry Fans. For 30 minutes tonight there will be no
Sorry Fans. For 30 minutes tonight there will be no

Network maintenance at TRU on May 12 means there will be internet interruptions.

The following important announcement is from TRU’s Information Technology department

IT Services will be doing maintenance on our campus network. Network and some telephone services (IP phone sets), as well as the wireless and student residence networks will be affected by this outage.

This will affect students (Campus and OL), staff, faculty, and Open Learning faculty. The work will begin at 7am on Saturday, May 12 and is expected to be completed by 5pm.

During this time there will be limited or no access to

  • Banner
  • FAST
  • On Line Registration
  • and other network services


Faculty and staff is reminded to turn off all computing equipment
(PCs, Macs, Printers, etc.) when leaving the office on Friday, May 11

This outage will provide enhanced network redundancy and stability. Contact IT Servicdes directly with any concerns or questions.

Wes Cole, Director, Network and Technical Services

David Burkholder, Manager, Learning and Communications Systems

A word from TRU Communications…
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