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University Computer System Planned Outage set for Oct 20-26


October 20, 2005

Ketchikan, Alaska - The University of Alaska's computer system, known as Banner, will be offline from October 20 to October 26 for a complete upgrade to the system. The web-based student service UAOnline will also be offline during this time period.

The UAS Ketchikan business office will remain open. UAS Ketchikan will take student requests on paper and process paperwork following the outage on October 26.

The University of Alaska is upgrading its computer system to better serve students, faculty and staff. This upgrade will begin at 5:00pm on October 20. All university offices, including Ketchikan, will not have access to the information system during this time.

Major functions affected during this upgrade include course registration or changes, transcript requests, enrollment verifications as well as student account information.

The upgrade is expected to take less than a week, and notices regarding the availability of UAOnline services during this time will be posted at

The upgrade does not affect UAS Ketchikan website,, nor does it affect access to online classrooms found at UASOnline.

The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus is a part of the University of Alaska statewide system and provides a wide variety of educational courses and programs both locally and to students in distance sites across the state. Many course offerings are available both locally and through distance avenues including web-based, audio conference, teleconference and satellite offerings. Through these offerings, students can achieve certifications, associate, bachelor and master degrees.


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