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Division of Information Technology

The Mainframe Computer will be Retired Next Year


The Division of Information Technology is working to retire the out-of-date mainframe computer in the near future. The mainframe computer has been used for administrative, academic, research and personal computing by the university for the past 40 years.

Individual information stored on the mainframe will NO LONGER BE ACCESSIBLE after September 30, 2019. Any employee who wishes to retain this data should move the data to a secure location before September 30, 2019.

If you have questions, please reference these Frequently Asked Questions. If you still need assistance accessing your data, please call the Service Desk at 803-777-1800. You can also submit a ticket online. Simply enter Mainframe Decommission into the search bar at the top of the page and you will be directed to a form to complete.

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