Symantec Endpoint Protection for Students

CSSD's recommended antivirus software for Windows and Macintosh.

Email: Safe or Blocked Senders

You can add email addresses to your list of Safe Senders to make certain messages from that address are never quarantined by the spam filter. You can also add email addresses or domains to the blocked senders list to ensure that messages from that address never make it to your Inbox.

Network Maintenance to Affect More Buildings on Dec. 23-24

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 10:40


Network equipment will be upgraded on Friday, December 23rd beginning at 11:00 p.m.  The work is expected to be completed by 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 24th.

During the maintenance period, wired and wireless network service and telecommunications service will be unavailable for the following buildings on the Pittsburgh campus:

  • 128 North Craig St (Park Plaza)
  • 130 North Bellefield Ave
  • Allegheny Observatory
  • Barco Law Building
  • Biotech Center
  • Bouquet Gardens
  • Bridgeside Point (Cellomics)
  • Bridgeside Point II
  • Duratz Athletics Complex (aka Southside Athletics)
  • Forbes Tower
  • Frick Fine Arts Building
  • Hillman Cancer Center
  • Hillman Library
  • McGowan Institute
  • Mervis Hall
  • Parkvale Building
  • Plum Borough Research Center
  • Posvar Hall (aka Forbes Quad)
  • Sennott Square (aka Multipurpose Academic Ctr.)
  • Webster Hall (through 130 N. Bellefield)

This maintenance is necessary to enhance the stability and reliability of the network.

Please contact the Technology Help Desk at 412 624-HELP [4357] if you have any questions about this announcement.

Enterprise Security Controls Policy

Electronically stored academic, administrative, and research information is a critical University resource. Threats from computer hackers and malicious software and attempts to steal sensitive information jeopardize the confidentiality and integrity of this resource. The consequences to the University from a compromise of our electronic data could be widespread and damaging.

The Enterprise Security Controls solutions include a specific set of technologies to significantly reduce security vulnerabilities, including firewalls, email, and web services.

How to Update User Identity and Account Information

Descriptions for and instructions on how to change user information associated with an account.