SaxaNet, Georgetown Google services face serious slowdown

Vox offers his deepest apologies if you tried loading this web page while using SaxaNet. Not only does Vox run a little on the slow side, but Georgetown’s on-campus WiFi network and Google services have suffered significant speed reduction… Read More


New Verizon cell tower installed on Leavey Center

Last Friday, Georgetown Chief Information Officer Lisa Davis announced that installation of a new Verizon Wireless cellular tower on the Leavey Center had finished and is now active. The work, which began this past January, improves Verizon’s 4G network… Read More

HOYAS network to be removed Wednesday

Georgetown’s University Information Services announced the full removal of the HOYAS WiFi network on Wednesday due to its lack of proper security controls, according to Chief Information Officer Lisa Davis. SaxaNet and GuestNet,  which are both safer from “compromised… Read More

Georgetown to convert Hoyamail to Google Apps in August

On August 12, all student and faculty Hoyamail accounts will transition to adopt Google Apps. William R. Anderson, Associate Director of University Information Services, announced this information to the student body on Thursday in an email. Hoyamail is currently… Read More

UIS apologizes for today’s four-hour Georgetown Internet hiccup

Earlier today, Georgetown students noticed that attempts to access many of the University’s websites, including such necessities as Blackboard and Hoyamail, were met with an error screen. According to an email sent by Beth Ann Bergsmark, the Senior… Read More

Hoya Roundtable Wrap-up

Wednesday, October 12, Georgetown’s Chief Operating Officer, Christopher Augostini held the first “Hoya Roundtable” to ask students how Georgetown could best serve them. New to the job, Augostini started the meeting by saying, “The best way for me to… Read More

UIS announces Saxanet, a new campus wireless service, and Eduroam

Yesterday, University Information Services announced by email that Saxanet, a new, more secure campus wireless network, would be installed in various buildings throughout campus beginning in July and August. According to the message, Saxanet will require students to… Read More

UIS: “Wireless is coming to Copley March 11″

Wow, you guys. Remember when University Information Services promised to have wireless Internet access in every residence hall by year’s end? Looks like they weren’t lying. According to UIS Associate Director Donna DeLay, Copley Hall will have wireless… Read More

UIS says wireless is coming to residence halls (finally!)

This past week students in on campus residence halls and apartments received an email from University Information Systems concerning wireless internet in these locations. Specifically, it’s coming! Henleans and Harbinites (and everyone else), rejoice! The email states that… Read More

New georgetown.edu will debut tonight

Georgetown’s new website will launch tonight, ending an 18-month redesign process. The redesign is the first change made to the University’s website since 2002. “We have worked with many members of the university community for more than a… Read More