Library & Information Technology Services Blog

'Announcements' Archive

Moodle has a new look!

Posted May 20, 2019

Over the weekend, we upgraded to Moodle 3.6, in time for the start of summer session courses. All of the functionality of the old Moodle is there, but there are several changes that make the site look different: The old Navigation and Administration blocks are now part of a left sidebar menu, which you can hide or show […]

Some OneCard Services Unavailable 5/21-5/23 8pm-midnight

Posted May 17, 2019

Some OneCard services will be unavailable during the evenings of Tuesday May 21, Wednesday May 22, and Thursday May 23. Haverford IITS will be performing upgrades to the Haverford campus network each evening between 8:00 p.m. and midnight. Contact the Help Desk with questions: or 610-526-7440.

End of Year Academic Archiving

Posted May 16, 2019

As the academic year draws to a close, we would like to remind faculty and students to archive any academic course files that they anticipate needing in the future. Students: We recommend saving final drafts of course assignments (papers, presentation slides, project materials, etc.) and copies of your course syllabi at the end of each […]

Warning: New Phishing Attempt 5/15

Posted May 15, 2019

Please be aware of a recent attempt to gather login, password, and other secure personal or College data from Bryn Mawr College community members. Be on the lookout for messages that appear to be coming from Kim Cassidy and refer to an Ethical Conduct Program for Bryn Mawr College Employees. This is a scam. Do […]

BIONIC Unavailable 5/18 8am-noon

Posted May 7, 2019

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Saturday, May 18 from 8:00 a.m. until noon. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. LITS will be performing necessary maintenance during this time. Please contact the Help Desk, 610-526-7440 or with any questions.

Duo Mobile Works Best on Up-to-Date Operating Systems!

Posted May 6, 2019

Effective July 28, 2019 Duo will end support for the Duo Mobile application for iOS 10 and Android 6. We encourage you to upgrade to the latest OS versions to help protect your devices from security issues and for the best Duo Mobile experience. Push and app-generated passcode authentications will continue to function on Duo Mobile […]

Resolved: Microsoft 365 Intermittently Unavailable

Posted May 2, 2019

Updated 7:00 p.m.: Microsoft reports that this issue is resolved. Preliminary root cause: A DNS configuration issue was preventing users from accessing multiple Microsoft 365 services. Some Bryn Mawr College community members may be unable to access Microsoft 365 services. This is a problem for many Microsoft customers; they are investigating the issue and working […]

Account Provisioning and Password Changes Unavailable 5/3 midnight-2am

Posted May 2, 2019

Password changes and account provisioning will be unavailable from midnight until 2:00 a.m. on Friday, May 3. Our identity management vendor will be performing an upgrade during this time. Contact the Help Desk with questions: or 610-526-7440.

BIONIC Unavailable April 29 5-7pm

Posted April 29, 2019

PeopleSoft will be unavailable on Monday, April 29 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. All BIONIC services will be unavailable to both Haverford and Bryn Mawr. Oracle has released a critical patch to the web server software used in our PeopleSoft application and it is necessary to schedule downtime and perform this maintenance as soon […]

Summer and Fall 2019 Course Shells Available on Moodle.

Posted April 19, 2019

As a reminder, by default students can view the Moodle site for a course as soon as they register for that course in Bionic. Please post course information (e.g., old syllabus, reading list, etc.) you wish share with students during pre-registration to your Moodle course shells. To also share this information with students before they register (i.e., while they are “shopping”), enable Guest Access for […]

A Parting Gift from the Library

Posted April 19, 2019

The Library is excited to announce a giveaway for graduating seniors! In an effort to make sure all library materials are returned on time, any senior who has no outstanding library fines and nothing checked out by May 13th will be entered to win one of two reserved parking spaces on the day of Commencement (Saturday, May 18th). Winners will be chosen at random and […]

Canaday 3rd Floor Closed 4/22 6:30am-1pm

Posted April 18, 2019

The third floor of Canaday will be closed between 6:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22nd.  Exclusion areas will be marked off with caution tape.  Do not enter caution tape areas.  Facilities personnel will remove the caution tape as soon as the areas are accessible.  Facilities will be replacing the Cooling Tower on […]

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