To provide a safe and secure computing environment, ITS is enhancing the critical security patch installation and software update process for university owned computers. This new process no longer requires faculty and staff to restart their Macs and PCs before leaving every Friday evening. Updates will be deployed on a monthly basis. Afterwards your computer will automatically reboot and apply the critical security patches and software updates.
Monthly reminder emails will be sent to all Faculty and Staff prior to the monthly patch cycle. Faculty and Staff are reminded to save any open files and log off. It is critical that Faculty and Staff do not power off their computers before leaving campus on Fridays.
Following the scheduled monthly reboot process, your computer will enter a power saving mode to save electricity.