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Access to The Citadel's Banner System is currently unavailable to users from on-campus, but is available if you are off-campus.  ITS is working to resolve the issue and will post updates as necessary.  Posted 3/30/15 @ 4:28pm.

Bill payment unavailable

Payments via the "Manage Money & Make Payments" channel on the Student tab, and payment of application fees, are temporarily unavailable. An update will be posted when the payment capability has been restored. (Bill payment is back up as of 10:52 pm on Thursday March 12, 2015.)

Lesesne Gateway outage Thursday, March 12th at 6:00pm EST

The Lesesne Gateway portal will be down for maintenance for up to one hour starting at 6:00 pm EST on Thursday, March 12th, in order to connect the portal to new Banner application servers.

During maintenance, Lesesne Gateway will redirect to http://www.bulldogalert.info.

CitLearn and our email systems do not require use of Lesesne Gateway. CitLearn can be reached at https://citlearn.blackboard.com/ . Faculty and staff can always access their email at https://login.microsoftonline.com  and students can access their e-mail at http://webmail.citadel.edu/.

If you have any questions regarding the availability of a particular system, please contact the ITS Help Center at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 953-4357.

Overnight outages resolved

Multiple systems experienced an outage between 5 PM and 4 AM last night. The problem has been resolved and systems are operating normally. Please report any issues to the ITS help center, thank you.

Two System Outages: Lesesne Gateway, Banner, Cadet systems, Operational Data Store, Enterprise Data Warehouse and Cognos

Systems Outages: Lesesne Gateway, Banner, and Cadet systems: 8:00pm – 9:00pm Thursday, February 19 . . . Operational Data Store, Enterprise Data Warehouse, and Cognos: 9:00pm – 10:00pm Thursday, February 19 . . . Between 8:00pm and 9:00 pm on Thursday, February 19th, upgrades which provide both security and general enhancements for Oracle Database servers which house Lesesne Gateway, Banner, and Cadet systems will be installed. . . . Lesesne Gateway, Banner INB, BannerWeb (Student, Faculty, Employee, and Finance self-service), Banner Communications Management, the Banner INB portion of Banner Document Management, and cadet systems (absences, merit-demerit, tours, confinements, leave, sign-in sign-out, special leave, and cadet record brief) will be unavailable during this time. While down, Lesesne Gateway will redirect to http://www.bulldogalert.info . The excused absence interface will run later than the normal 8:00pm. If you are responsible for adjudicating absences, you should wait until after 10:00pm to be certain that processing has been completed. . . . CitLearn and our email systems do not require use of Lesesne Gateway. CitLearn can be reached at https://citlearn.blackboard.com/ . Faculty and staff can always access their email at either https://outlook.office365.com  or https://login.microsoftonline.com  and students can access their e-mail at http://webmail.citadel.edu/ . . . . If you have any questions regarding the availability of a particular system, please contact the help center at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 953-4357. . . . Between 9:00pm and 10:00pm on Thursday, February 19th, the same upgrades will be applied to servers which house the Operational Data Store, Enterprise Data Warehouse, and Cognos. Please reschedule any Cognos reports scheduled during this time.

The Citadel's NetApp storage unavailable

The Citadel's Navajo storage is currently unavailable. ITS is working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible. Updates will be posted here as necessary. Posted 2/16/15 @ 9:28am.

Lesesnegateway unavailable - Saturday, 2/14

The Citadel’s Lesesne Gateway portal will be down for critical maintenance this Saturday, 2/14 from 2am-4am. During this time, Lesesne Gateway will not be accessible to users. We apologize for any inconvenience. Posted 2/10/15.

Mediasite server is unavailable

The Citadel’s Mediasite server is currently unavailable and ITS is working to restore service. Updates will be posted here as needed. Posted 2/5/15 @ 11:02.

Banner System Outage Wed 1/28

Banner System Outage: 5:00pm – 10:00pm Wednesday, January 28, 2015 plus additional time for Banner INB . . . Several upgrades to Banner have been ongoing for the past couple of months and testing has been completed by members of Banner Student, Human Resources, and Finance Teams. In order to install these upgrades into our Production environment, Banner INB, BannerWeb (Student, Faculty, Employee, and Finance self-service), Banner Communications Management, and the Banner INB portion of Banner Document Management will be down from 5:00pm – 10:00pm Wednesday, January 28, 2015. After 10:00pm Banner INB will remain unavailable until approximately 5:30am, Thursday, January 29 while all Banner forms are recompiled. Lesesne Gateway and Cadet Information Systems will remain available throughout this process.

Auditing security of Citadel website and Bannerweb

ITS is in the process of auditing security of various systems, including The Citadel Website, Bannerweb, etc. The auditing may require brief service interruptions without further notice throughout the day. Please save your work frequently in Citadel systems in order to prevent any loss of productivity. Updates will be posted here as necessary. Last Updated at Jan 27th 09:50am