Major UBC Computer and Phone Network Outage on August 6

The UBC Network Management Centre (NMC) will be doing a major network upgrade, between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, on Saturday August 6.  All services relying on network connectivity, in the David Strangway building, including telephones, wireless networking and wired networking, will not be available.  In addition, P: and U: drives (seen as ‘Division’ and ‘Users’ on Macintosh computers) will not be available.  Psychiatry IT advises you to turn your computer off, for the weekend, to ensure that no files are open.

The upgrade will provide higher network performance and improved resiliency to department buildings.  Further details can be found at