Upcoming System Maintenance


Office for Research Protections    


A number of Office for Research Protections online systems, include CATS IRB, CATS IACUC, COINS, myResearch Portal, and CATS Safety, will be unavailable from approximately 7:00 a.m. EST on Saturday, 11/19/2022, until approximately 9:00 p.m. EST on Sunday, 11/20/2022, due to maintenance that is occurring at Penn State’s Data Center.  This University-wide maintenance affects the VM (Virtual Machine) Hosting Services that host these systems. Please save your work and log out before 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, 11/19, to avoid losing unsaved work.

Affected systems: 
•    Research Information Systems (ORIS): CATS IACUC
•    Research Information Systems (ORIS): CATS IRB
•    Research Information Systems (ORIS): CATS Safety
•    Research Information Systems (ORIS): Atlassian (JIRA, Wiki, Service Desk, etc.)
•    Research Information Systems (ORIS): Cayuse
•    Research Information Systems (ORIS): COINS
•    Research Information Systems (ORIS): myResearch Portal
•    Research Information Systems (ORIS): OccHealth for Animal Care
•    Research Information Systems (ORIS): PRAMS
•    Research Information Systems (ORIS): SIMS

Additional information and status updates about the central resources are also available online at the links below. 
•    Data Center Operations
•    VM Hosting