This Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 3:00 am - 6:00 am CST, the OIT Network Team will be performing scheduled maintenance (a software upgrade) on the network equipment that connects Rice campus to the internet.  During this time, there will be some temporary disruption to external internet connectivity.  
Prior to the work starting and upon completion, a note will be sent to the OIT-Alert mailing list.
If, after the outage, you experience any issues, please contact the OIT Helpdesk via http://helpdesk.rice.edu or the OIT Data Center Operations Team via 713-348-4989. 
Thank you