All UTEP email accounts, webmail restored
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The University of Texas at El Paso said all email accounts have been restored, along with webmail, as of Friday evening.
The university also said it confirmed that UTEP’s backup servers were not compromised and that PeopleSoft and payroll were not affected.
UTEP will be working to restore campus Wi-Fi, Goldmine, Pete’s Pay Option, and other critical systems throughout the weekend, into next week. UTEP’s information team advises students to work from home until Tuesday and not to make any changes to campus computers until they are advised it is safe to do so.
While our Information Resources team continues to work on restoring all systems, please work from home until next Tuesday and do not make any changes to campus computers until we provide another update. up to date that it is safe to do so.
UTEP said it would provide its next update on Monday.
Additionally, UTEP’s proactive COVID testing program will resume on Monday. For more information, visit utep.edu/covidtesting.
On March 5, an unauthorized and potentially malicious intrusion was identified in UTEP’s digital network, resulting in the disabling of all campus systems and campus-wide network issues.
UTEP released a statement March 7 saying staff are working to bring back online services like Blackboard so students and faculty are available; however, students still reported issues throughout the week.