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Automated Password Emails

ITS has been contacted by alumni and other Drake community members who were concerned by an email they had received notifying them that their password was expiring. Even though Drake email addresses expire, Drake ID numbers do not. If you want to continue to have access to blueView for resources like tax forms, and transcripts,...


Outage of blueSpace

At 4:10 p.m., ITS was made aware of blueSpace (a.k.a. Xythos) becoming unavailable. This is affecting access to personal and shared files stored in blueSpace. ITS is diligently working towards a resolution. We will provide updates and will let you know when this outage has been resolved. Thank you for your patience.


Outage of Off-campus Authentication Services

At 2:30 p.m., ITS was made aware of off-campus authentication services becoming unavailable. This is affecting off-campus access to email and calendaring (Office 365), Admissions data collection services (Slate), ticketing and service requests (TeamDynamix), Math placement exams (Aleks), and course evaluations (CampusLabs). ITS is diligently working towards a resolution. We will provide updates and will let you...


Outage of Password Manager and select websites

At 8:30 a.m., ITS was made aware of problems validating security questions through SMS (TXT messages) in our Password Manager. We have identified a resolution and are working on implementation. In the process the Password Manager and other select websites will be temporarily unavailable. These sites include faculty.cbpa.drake.edu, cphs-web.drake.edu, informatics.drake.edu, live.drake.edu, and off-campus document access through documents.drake.edu. ITS...


What’s Your Personal Backup Plan?

Mobile phones, tablets, and laptops continue to provide us with the opportunity to work “on the go,” but this added convenience can also mean greater risk. These personal devices are making it easier to store and access both personal and University information, but they are also easy to steal or misplace. Do you know what...