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FAB/EB BUILDING POWERDOWN - Aug 19 and 20th - 8pm to 4am
Written by Janaka Jayawardena   
Friday, 24 July 2015

Full building power down testing for the FAB/EB buildings is scheduled for 8/19/2015 (Wednesday) and 8/20/2015 (Thursday).

On these two days, power in most parts of FAB/EB will be prone to outages between 8pm and 4am. The Data Center and other building UPS backed up areas are expected be immune to power interruptions during this work. CAT and OIT support staff will be on site in the event an emergency requires shutting down the data center.


We need your input on revamping the CAT website
Written by Janaka Jayawardena   
Thursday, 11 June 2015
During the Summer, we will be working on upgrading the aging CAT
website ( to a new technology. Our goal is to
update much of the information from the existing website while adding
new topics and features. While we periodically receive suggestions
from MCECS users about the website, this is your chance to give us
some feedback that could directly drive this re-design.

If you have a few minutes to spare, please take the short Qualtrics
survey at the following link.

Please make sure that you DO NOT enter any login/password information
while taking the survey.

We appreciate your input. If you have any questions, please contact:
New process for buying Additional Print Quota
Written by Janaka Jayawardena   
Monday, 01 December 2014

If your termly allotment for printing in the MCECS Computer Labs has run out, there is now an online process for buying additional print quota credits. The update takes effect within 5 minutes and your PSU Billing Account is charged within a week. No more visits to the cashier’s office.

To buy additional print quota, go to:

Login using your MCECS username/password and click on the “Printquota” tab.  Read the instructions and follow the outlined steps.

There is a limit of $10 per print quota add. A confirmation e-mail is sent to your address (wherever that points to) as well as an alternative e-mail address you can specify,

CRAM - for MCECS Account Activation and Password Changes
Written by johnj   
Friday, 15 August 2014

CRAM is the CAT Remote Account Manager.  If you have an active Odin Account (because you are an active PSU Student, Faculty or Staff member), then you can use it at:

You must use your Odin ID to get into CRAM.

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