Network outage in some HMS buildings on June 1

To ensure our systems stay secure and perform optimally, HMS IT will perform a network upgrade on Saturday, June 1, 2024 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 

During this time, in several HMS buildings, there will be a brief, 5-minute network outage impacting both wired and wireless connectivity. This will affect all applications requiring internet or intranet access. The affected buildings include:

  • 4 Blackfan Circle
  • New Research Building
  • Armenise
  • Warren Alpert Building
  • Seeley G. Mudd Building
  • Laboratory for Human Reproduction and Reproductive Biology (LHRRB)
  • Goldenson Building

To avoid any potential data loss or interruption, refrain from initiating data transfers or any critical online activities during this timeframe.

If you have any questions or concerns, visit the HMS IT Service Portal. You can also contact HMS IT by phone at 617-432-2000 or by email at