Student IT Site
Current Status

All systems are currently active.


Security Updates

Bash (Shellshock) Vulnerability - 9/25/2014

Internet Explorer Vulnerability - 4/30/14

Heartbleed Vulnerability – 4/16/14


Special Maintenance Notification


START DATE & TIME: 3/2/2015 @ 2:00 AM
EST. END DATE & TIME: 3/2/2015 @ 6:00 AM
TYPE OF WORK: Infrastructure maintenance at the VA2 datacenters.

IMPACT OF WORK: This maintenance is not expected to be service impacting; however, we are notifying you just in case you experience any intermittent Blackboard connectivity issues during this maintenance window.

This system is located off-site and managed by Blackboard, Inc. This only applies to the on-line Blackboard Learning System and will not impact the Blackboard Transact System (e.g., BearCard access to buildings, Pharos print, etc.).


Standard Maintenance

Our standard maintenance window is on Fridays, 2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. Service interruptions may occur during this time. Special maintenance outside this time will be shown below.

Report a Problem

Are you experiencing problems with a system not listed above?  If so, contact the IT Help Desk.

Mercer University
(478) 301-7000 . (678) 547-8989