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Academia Website Status History server report and response time

The above graph displays service status activity for over the last 10 automatic checks. The blue bar displays the response time, which is better when smaller. If no bar is displayed for a specific time it means that the service was down and the site was offline.

Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
15:376.13 ms. 
17:486.88 ms.
08:307.46 ms. 
23:285.61 ms.
12:040 ms. 
08:308.08 ms.
19:426.13 ms. 
16:4814.7 ms.
19:365.62 ms. 
22:496.24 ms. 

* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT 0)  |  Current server time is 12:22

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Can't Access Academia - Troubleshooting Instructions

If the site is UP but you cant access the page, try one of the below solutions:

Browser Related Problems

Force a full refresh for the site. This can be achieved by pressing CTRL + F5 keys at the same time on your favourite browser (Firefox, Chrome, Explorer, etc.)

Clear the temporary cache and cookies on your browser to make sure that you have the most recent version of the web page. For instructions choose your browser :

Fix DNS Problems

A Domain Name System (DNS) allows a site IP address (192.168.x.x) to be identified with words (*.com) in order to be remembered more easily, like a phonebook for websites. This service is usually provided by your ISP.

Clear your local DNS cache to make sure that you grab the most recent cache that your ISP has. For Windows - (Start > Command Prompt > type "ipconfig /flushdns" and hit enter). For details choose your operating system :

If you can access a website at office or from a 3G network yet it's not working on your computer, it is a good idea to use an alternative DNS service other than your ISPs. OpenDNS or Google Public DNS are both excellent and free public DNS services.

Check our help page for step-by-step instructions on how to change your DNS.

Having Problems with Accessing
Patricia Fortini Brown · 19 April 2016 - 12:59
· · Firefox 45.0 on Windows

Site won't load - April 19, 2016

Nikolai Gourof · 10 September 2015 - 09:10
· · Firefox 28.0 on Windows

I haven't been able to access it since Tuesday, 8September 2015. I get the following message:

An error occurred during a connection to
Invalid OCSP signing certificate in OCSP response.
(Error code: sec_error_ocsp_invalid_signing_cert)

Jason Gainous · 26 January 2014 - 17:46
United States · AT&T U-verse

I can't even get mine to open. I get a message that says, "Something went wrong! Sorry. We're taking a look at the problem right now."

Travis W Shores · 9 December 2013 - 06:02
United States · Comcast Cable

The site displays without format. It's been like this for a couple of days. -More like a word document. What's the deal? Anyone?

Alexander Thomas · 8 December 2013 - 14:24
Australia · TPG Internet Pty.

Broken links and images

Adrian Kelly · 8 December 2013 - 13:46
United Kingdom · BT

My page displays without formatting of any sort, in both Safari and Chrome.

Benjamin Pehrson · 8 October 2013 - 16:37
Papua New Guinea · Papua New Guinea Academic and Research Network

I have been having problems with for the past two days. I can access my page, but can't follow most links, and sometimes the whole page is not formatted correctly. Is this a problem on their end or mine?

George Nicholas · 22 May 2013 - 13:26
Canada · Simon Fraser University

My A.e page seems be suddenly inactive, from 80 visits yesterday to zero today, which has never happened. I suspect something is amiss somewhere.

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