All UTEP email accounts, webmail restored


EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The University of Texas at El Paso said all email accounts were restored, along with webmail, on Friday night.

The university also said it had confirmed that UTEP’s backup servers had not been compromised and that PeopleSoft and payroll had not been affected.

UTEP will work on restoring campus Wi-Fi, Goldmine, Pete’s payment option, and other essential systems throughout the weekend, as well as next week. The UTEP information team advises students to work from home until Tuesday and not make any changes to campus computers until they are informed that it is safe to do so.

As 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 the campus computers until we provide another update. day indicating 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 into UTEP’s digital network, resulting in the deactivation of all campus systems and campus-wide network issues by the university.

UTEP released a statement on March 7 saying staff are working to re-establish online services like Blackboard so students and faculty are available; however, students still reported issues throughout the week.


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