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Quest Scheduled Maintenance Begins June 19

To improve system performance and security, Northwestern Information Technology (IT) will perform annual maintenance on Quest, the University’s high performance computing cluster, to improve system performance and security beginning Monday, June 19 at 5:00 a.m. and ending at 11:55 p.m. on Friday, June 23.

Quest will be unavailable during the maintenance period.

Maintenance activities will include updating the operating system from Red Hat 6 to Red Hat 7 on all login and compute nodes.

Northwestern IT is working closely with researchers to plan for this system outage.

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Tech Resources at Your Fingertips. Ready. Set. Go.

Students, faculty, and staff: Review these quick start guides to learn how to take full advantage of Northwestern's tech resources



Welcome to Northwestern! As a student you have access to a multitude of tools for managing your information like grades and tuition, plus resources you can use for academics, research, and more.
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Northwestern IT offers essential services and tools needed for teaching, research, and administration including Canvas, Box, SharePoint, conferencing, telephone services, and lecture capture.
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As a member of the Northwestern community, you have access to a multitude of technology tools to collaborate with colleagues, conduct research, teach, and manage your daily life at Northwestern.
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Northwestern IT professionals can find work-related tools and resources, join or create communities of practice and interest, collaborate with colleagues, and get helpful information.

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