Guest Wireless

Resolved: Amazon Web Services Issue Affecting Multiple Internet Sites

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 14:50


7:53 p.m., Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Resolved: Amazon has resolved the issue with its Amazon Web Services that earlier today affected a number of University services. All services have now been restored.   

3:21 p.m., Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Update: the Amazon Web Services issue is affecting some components of additional University services, including pitt.box.com, CourseWeb, Electronic Lab Notebooks (LabArchives), lynda.pitt.edu, and some content on the University Library System site (library.pitt.edu). 

2:50 p.m., Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Amazon Web Services, a cloud infrastructure provider, is experiencing an issue with its storage service that is affecting access to sites and services across the Internet. The issue is affecting some University services, including My Pitt Video and the Pitt App Store, as well as non-University services such as Quora, Slack, Trello, Coursera, Expedia, and others. Amazon is working to resolve the issue. Updates will be posted as they become available.

PittNet(Wireless): Connecting to Guest Wireless


This help sheet explains the steps for connecting to guest wireless on campus. Guest wireless service is available for short-term use by guests on official University business.

Before using the instructions below to connect, the guest must have submitted an access request in advance and a faculty or staff member must have approved the request. Alternatively, a faculty or staff member can create an account on behalf of a guest.

Outlook: Schedule a meeting on behalf of someone else

You can schedule online meetings or conference calls on behalf of another person if you have been set up as a delegate on that person’s Microsoft Outlook account.

PittNet(Wireless): Requesting Guest Wireless Access


This help sheet explains the steps for requesting wireless guest access. For an overview of the request and approval process, please refer to the help sheet titled Guest Wireless Access Overview.

PittNet(Wireless): Guest Wireless Access Overview


Guests visiting the University of Pittsburgh can request short-term wireless access for academic- or business-related purposes. All Guests must have a University faculty or staff member approve their requests and act as their Host. Guests can submit their own requests, or a Host can submit and approve a request on behalf of a Guest.

Email: Legacy Webmail (IMAP)

Legacy Webmail (IMAP) at My Pitt

Faculty and staff who have chosen to remain on the University's legacy Webmail (IMAP) service can access their Pitt email at any time and from any location using only a Web browser. Just log in to My Pitt (my.pitt.edu) and click the Legacy Webmail link in the to right corner of any page.

Detailed Help


PittNet(Wireless): Guest Wireless Access

Faculty and staff can sponsor Internet access for guests on official University business. Guest wireless is available campus wide. Advance online registration is required. Instructions for registration and use follow.

Please note: This service is for short-term use by visitors on official University business. Guest wireless accounts are limited to 30 consecutive days. If you require wireless access for more than 30 consecutive days, consider using eduroam.

MobilePrint Service for Students

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 10:59


Computing Services and Systems Development (CSSD) is pleased to announce MobilePrint service for students. MobilePrint lets students send print jobs from any device via email to either colorprint@pitt.edu or mobileprint@pitt.edu and then print files at Pitt Print stations. MobilePrint is an extension of the Pitt Printing Service that’s available to students at the Pittsburgh campus. Read the MobilePrint FAQ to get started.

More than 60 print stations are available in convenient locations on the Pittsburgh campus including the CSSD Computing Labs and most residence halls. Click here to view a list of Pitt Print stations.

To learn more about Pitt Printing, visit technology.pitt.edu/print.

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