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EPC Maintenance Schedule

The Schools and Libraries (E-rate) Program periodically deploys software updates to improve usability and functionality of the E-rate Productivity Center (EPC), the E-rate Program’s online user portal.

The table below outlines dates for system maintenance. All dates and times are subject to change and new dates will be added as they become available. Service providers should also see the EPC Service Provider Technical Issue Tracker page to learn about specific updates to the system.

Date of Deployment

System outage? If yes, when?

System Affected

Release
Version/Notes

Release Highlights

March 11

No

Production

Release Notes 1.2.1.3

Added hyperlink to quickly open the Knowledge Base

April 15

No

Production

EPC Notes

Planned Near Term Improvements in EPC

April 19

No

Production

Release Notes 1.3.0.1

Fixes a number of display issues and addresses an issue with the bulk upload templates

April 22

No

Production

Release Notes 1.3.0.2

PDF and form issues fixed

May 1

Yes –
7:00-10:00 PM

Production and training

Monthly scheduled maintenance

 

June 26

Yes –
7:00-10:00 PM

Production and training

Monthly scheduled maintenance

 

July 24

Yes –
7:00-10:00 PM

Production and training

Monthly scheduled maintenance

 

August 21

Yes –
7:00-10:00 PM

Production and training

Monthly scheduled maintenance

 

September 18

Yes –
7:00-10:00 PM

Production and training

Monthly scheduled maintenance

 

October 16

Yes –
7:00-10:00 PM

Production and training

Monthly scheduled maintenance

 

November 13

Yes –
7:00-10:00 PM

Production and training

Monthly scheduled maintenance

 

December 11

Yes –
7:00-10:00 PM

Production and training

Monthly scheduled maintenance

 

December 19-23

Yes

Training

Scheduled maintenance

 

Release Notes from Previous Versions