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News and Announcements

Annual HIPAA Privacy and Security Training

The annual online training required every year for all faculty, staff, and students, is now available at Please log in with your UNI and password and complete the two required courses.

Annual training must be completed by April 30th, 2017. Failure to complete the courses within the prescribed time period will result in loss of access to Columbia email, research and clinical information systems. In addition, your department administrator, chair and dean will be notified that you have failed to complete the training.

For details on the updated course content and help with issues using or completing the training please see the CUMC Privacy and Security Training information page. We appreciate your continued vigilance to protect our patients, data, and the institution.

Renovations in Alumni Auditorium

Alumni Auditorium will be temporarily closed and offline from 5 p.m. on Friday, May 19th through 11 p.m. on Thursday, August 31st due to planned construction and renovation work. Beginning September 1st 2017, Alumni Auditorium will be available for use; the auditorium lobby, however, will remain closed and unavailable for use until the overall renovation project is completed in Summer 2018.

For questions about this renovation work, please visit the CUMC Facilities website.

Mercury Wireless Network

A new secure wireless network called Mercury is now available at CUMC in the same locations as Athens. Please see full information and instructions to set up Mercury on your computer and mobile devices on the Wireless at CUMC section of the website.

Account and Password Help

Having problems logging in to email or other programs? See our Account and Password FAQs for immediate help, including password resets and unlocking your account.


Archived News and Announcements - Fall and Winter 2016

Secure Email and Spam Digest Downtime Friday, April 7th from 6pm to 9pm

Secure Email and and Spam Digest Downtime Postponed

SharePoint Intermittent Downtime Thursday, March 30th from 5pm to 7:30pm

Secure Email and Spam Digest Downtime Thursday, March 30th from 6pm to 9pm

Manage and Report Spam Messages

CUMC Mailing List Delivery Issue

CUMC IT Service Desk Closed for New Year's Weekend

CUMC IT Student Walk-in Desk

CUMC IT Service Desk Holiday Hours

Macintosh OS 10.12 Sierra Release

Scheduled Echo360 System Outage Friday December 2nd from 4pm to 6pm

CUMC IT Service Desk Renovations

CUMC IT Service Desk Holiday Hours

iDevices and Athens

CUMC IT Student Walk In Desk Closed on Wednesday November 2nd

October is National Cyber Security Month

DatAnywhere Web Portal Offline Wednesday October 26th from 6pm to 8pm

Resolved - US East Coast Experiences Site Outages on Friday October 21st

Internet Access Migration and Site Issues

Pharos Printing Offline Wednesday October 19th from 5pm to 9pm

DatAnywhere Portal Outage Tuesday October 18th from 6pm to 8pm - POSTPONED

Internet Access Interruptions Friday October 14th from 11:30pm to Saturday October 15th 5:30am

Manage and Report Spam Messages

25Live Event Scheduler

O and P Network Drives Unavailable Saturday, October 8th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Removal of Echo360 Course Recordings from 2013

Outlook 2011 on Macintosh Recent Issues Resolved

Outlook 2011 on Macintosh Recent Issues

Older posts can be found on the Archived Announcements page.