Monday, June 27, 2022

Banner Communication Manager Could Help You!

If you are finding yourself in need of sending a large email communication, Banner Communication Manager (BCM) may be a helpful resource for you! It saves you from manually inputting large amounts of email addresses and can also help personalize mass emails. If you are interested in learning about how to use BCM you can check out this article

If this is something you would like to explore further please email for a BCM Consultation to arrange a setup and training session.

Now Available: Instant ITS Blog Updates!

ITS has recently changed the way you can subscribe to our blog. 

This new subscription will allow you to get instant updates when a post is shared to the blog straight to your inbox! This is done by joining a Google group that sends out an email each time a post is shared. If you'd like to subscribe, please refer to this guide

Please note that if you have already subscribed but want to receive ITS blog updates faster by joining the group, you will need to subscribe using this link

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Google Chrome Profile Update

If you have logged into a Google Chrome Profile you may have seen a message that looks like the image below. 

Google has recently released an update in which they are taking more steps to separate personal information data from enterprise-managed data. 

What does this mean? 

This means that when you are using Chrome you will need to be logged into a Chrome profile with sync, or use guest mode. We recommend that you select the box next to “Keep local browsing data (bookmarks, passwords, history, etc.)” if you will not be using a Guest profile. To learn more about using Chrome Profiles please refer to this article. This will ensure that you keep all of your saved data like bookmarks and passwords. Please refer to this article for guidance on turning sync on and off. 

Please feel free to reach out to with any questions or concerns. 

Monday, June 13, 2022

Planned Outage: Banner/Oracle Maintenance - Complete

Dear Manhattan College Community,
The Oracle Migration is complete. Thank you everyone for your support in this effort.

Information Technology Services

Dear Manhattan College Community,

Information Technology Services will be migrating our Oracle environment from an "on premise" model (hosted in our datacenter) to the Oracle Cloud.

This will require that our Oracle environment be offline beginning on Friday, June 10th at 6:00pm - Sunday, June 12th until 10:00pm.  This includes Banner and any secondary software associated with Banner i.e., Self-Service.  Additionally, we will work diligently to limit the downtime especially for Banner Self-Service.

Also, starting on May 24, 2022, ITS will institute a freeze on any new banner releases or patches in order to keep the integrity of our Test system and Banner Production environments intact unless related to an emergency fix from Ellucian or a time-sensitive patch released by the government.

Thank you for your patience during this important migration.

Information Technology Services

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Campus Network Outage

Update June 2, 2022 7:20AM: Outage is resolved. There was an equipment malfunction that was attended to.

 We are aware of an outage affecting Network and Phones on campus.