IT Update News from 10/2018

Restricted access due to construction at 25 SP

October 31, 2018

The Patient Access Center for Yale Medicine is moving to the currently vacant portions on the first floor of 25 Science Park. Construction is scheduled to begin over the next few days.

During construction, all access through the this area will be restricted to construction personnel only...

Planned brief network outages - multiple dates

October 24, 2018


In October and November, Yale ITS will perform required network maintenance affecting central campus network connections.

Please see detailed information below for a complete list of buildings and scheduled maintenance times. As maintenance is...

SIS ApplicationXtender upgrade successful

October 18, 2018

ApplicationXtender for Banner was successfully upgraded from version 7 to version 16.3 on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. This upgrade was necessary because the vendor, OpenText, will cease to offer extended support for version 7 in January 2019. OpenText purchased Dell EMC (the previous vendor for...

TagIT design contest

October 18, 2018

We need your help to spread the word about a new repository we are introducing named TagIT . TagIT is a meta-data based SharePoint site designed to store (or link to) operational and project documentation. It will allow us to tag, file, and find our most...

New, more accessible Yale Sustainability site launched

October 18, 2018

The Web Technologies team launched the new Yale Sustainability website this August, in partnership with the Office of Sustainability. The website launch was planned to happen prior to the Yale Sustainability week in October.

The redesign...

Organizational Announcement - Yale Emergency Management

October 18, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that George Hines has accepted the position as the director of emergency management, effective October 1. In his new role, George will report to me and will be responsible for all aspects of emergency planning, response, and recovery at Yale. Jen...

Organizational Announcement - Yale Finance

October 17, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

After conducting a national search, I am very pleased to announce that Susannah Gobbi will be joining Yale as the University’s Chief Procurement Officer, reporting to me.

Susannah joins us with 20 years of experience at General Electric (GE) where she has held...

Schwarzman Center data room update

October 4, 2018

To create space for future student use and activities in the Schwarzman Center (formally the Commons), work continues to move forward in relocating Yale’s telephone infrastructure that supported over 15,000 phone numbers on central campus since 1987. Considerable work has been completed over the...

Yale Digital Conference 2018 - presentation videos now available

October 4, 2018

This past summer, more than 200 members of the Yale Community gathered at Kroon Hall for the sixth annual Yale Digital Conference. Presenters from across the University and beyond came to showcase the power of YaleSites and other digital technologies as tools of storytelling and communication....

ITS Picnic - Pulled pork, raffle prizes, and time with friends

October 4, 2018

Last week, ITS held its annual end-of-summer staff picnic. It was supposed to be in the courtyard outside the Yale Divinity School, but because of weather, was moved inside the Old Refectory. Almost 200 people attended and were treated to a delicious spread of homemade cornbread, sweet BBQ...

Women in Tech @ Yale kick-off Fall event

October 4, 2018

Then and Now: The unknown history of how computing was gendered and what we can do to reverse the trend

WiT@Yale welcomes Allison Fine Mishkin , who will lead the discussion on how computing was...