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Maintenance Schedule & Calendar

Please note that all maintenance will be performed on the regularly scheduled maintenance dates whenever possible; however, these dates may be subject to change.

2024 Dates

General Maintenance

Systems supported by ITS may be unavailable due to routine maintenance beginning at approximately 9:00 p.m. on the Thursdays listed below. Systems may continue to be unavailable until 1:00 a.m. Friday morning.

  • January 18
  • February 22
  • March 21
  • April 18
  • May 23
  • June 20
  • July 18
  • August 22
  • September 19
  • October 17
  • November 21
  • December 19

Database Maintenance

Additional database maintenance will be from 6 to 9 a.m. on the Sundays below. The following services will be unavailable: Banner Admin pages, Self Service, ODBC, eTranscripts, and Online Balloting. ProcessMaker will be available in a limited capacity. Please plan accordingly for your ProcessMaker and Banner projects. Please contact Tyler Spoon at tyler.spoon@drake.edu for questions or concerns.

  • March 24, 2024
  • June 23, 2024
  • September 22, 2024
  • December 22, 2024

Maintenance Freeze Periods for 2024

No changes will be allowed to production systems during the following times:

  • January 22 - February 2 (week prior to and start of the spring semester)
  • April 8 - 24 (registration)
  • May 13 - 22 (final exams week through grading deadline)
  • June 4 - 5, 9 - 10, 14 - 15, 23 - 24, and 27 - 28 (new student orientation)
  • August 19 - 30 (week prior to and start of the fall semester)
  • October 28 - November 13 (registration) 
  • December 9 - 18 (final exams week through grading deadline)

 

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May 22, 2024