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Sac State email

Sac State email is currently experiencing problems. For more information visit the email updates page.

Email Maintenance

The university email service, Exchange, will be down intermittently for maintenance on Saturday, Feb 25th between 12:01 a.m. and 2 a.m.

System Maintenance

Some major systems will unavailable for 5 1/2 hours beginning Friday Feb. 10th at 10 p.m. through Saturday, Feb. 11th at 3:30 a.m. Normally we do major maintenance between terms.

System Maintenance

We have determined that our recent computer systems’ problems were caused by configuration errors with our central file storage system. In order to correct those errors, we will shut down most of our central computer systems from midnight tonight until 6 a.m. tomorrow morning, Thursday, Feb. 14th.

Spring IT Forum

Information Resources and Technology is pleased to announce the second annual Spring IT Forum, scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, in Library 11. This semester’s forum features a timely discussion on “Optimizing Our Use of Data for Fostering Student Success.”

IT Forum

The second IRT sponsored IT Forum on Workplace Automation & Efficiency is scheduled for Wednesday, April 4th, 3:00-4:30, Foothill Suite, University Union.

System Maintenance

Beginning 10:00 pm on Friday, April 12 and ending at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13 the university data center will be performing maintenance on the campus storage system.  Some services such as email, shared departmental and personal folders, and Print Smart will experience intermittent 2-3 minutes delays during this time.

Protect Your Data

Beginning the week of April 22, 2013, we will be implementing a new program to patch University computers through an automated campus-wide approach. This will help us to provide the best possible protection of our university network, computers, and data.

Saclink Changes

Now you can manage your own SacLink account in one convenient location, at

FTP & Telnet Changes

On May 24th current FTP and Telnet services was replaced with more secure services. This may affect you if you upload files to a campus web page, post video files to the media server, or connect directly to campus servers to complete other tasks.

Email Maintenance

The university email service, Exchange, will be down intermittently for maintenance beginning Friday, June 15th  at 6 p.m. until and 2 a.m. Saturday, June 16th.  

Internet Speed

In order to increase speed and access, the campus connection to the Internet is scheduled to be upgraded in July.

Data Center Shutdown

Our planned date and time for this maintenance is Saturday, July 27th from 6 am to 7 pm.

System Maintenance

Data Center Maintenance, August 24th, 8:00 pm thru 2:00 am, August 25th.

Classroom Support

IRT’s Classroom Services group provides long-term and just-in-time support to faculty in campus-wide classrooms and computer labs. 

Technology Center

The Student Technology Center partners with faculty to support student success in overcoming technology related barriers.

IT Forum

Administrative Forum on Technology, hosted by IRT.

Yearly Maintenance

In order to perform yearly planned maintenance on key systems, IRT is planning a shutdown of the Sac State data center during the winter break.  This outage will affect most campus technology services.


Beginning Jan. 7th, Sacramento State will require use of the SafeConnect tool for all university and auxiliary staff who connect to the campus wireless network with a laptop computer (either university-owned or personal).

Cell Phone Discounts

Did you know that Sac State employees are eligible for discounts on their personal cellular phone services from several major carriers?

Dial-In Discontinued

As of June 30th, 2010, SacLink Dial-in modem pool services for internet access have been discontinued.


Some users are reporting a problem when IE10 us used with CMS or Sac Send.

My Sac State

Compatibility Issues with Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE9) and Mozilla Firefox (Firefox 4).

Library Tab

Library Services now available from My Sac State!

Problem Resolved

On the first day of the fall semester, the MySacState portal began experiencing serious problems. These have been resolved.

My Sac State Upgrade

Review the new version’s features.

Network Upgrade

Sacramento State has been selected as the first CSU campus to receive a major upgrade of its campus network.

New Voice Mail!

In Spring 2011, Sac State will replace the current campus voice mail system with a new, easy to use, reliable system.

Easier Remote Access

In the past, the only method available to access your files and computer programs from off-campus was through use of a cumbersome VPN process. Today, there are far easier options for accessing campus computer systems, click to learn more about those options.

Resource Center

The Faculty Staff Resource Center is a one-stop shop for learning about Accessible Instructional Materials and other topics related to the use of technology for teaching and learning.


The SacSend web application helps you send email and My Sac State Messages to your class lists via an easy-to-use interface.

Secure Wireless

New and Improved Wireless Access!

Student Tech Center

As faculty, do you ever find yourself spending time guiding students through basic computer or software use, when you would rather be concentrating on your subject? Help is available!

U Drive for You

Access your SacFiles from anywhere, anytime!