This week's scheduled maintenance will take place on Tuesday and will last from 2AM to 6AM CST. In this case, Star Wars: The Old Republic will receive a patch deployment.
Hello everyone, we wanted to let you know that we will be performing scheduled maintenance for four hours on Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 from 2AM CST (12AM PST/3AM EST/8AM GMT/9AM CET/7PM AEDT) until 6AM CST (4AM PST/7AM EST/12PM GMT/1PM CET/11PM AEDT). All game servers and SWTOR.com will be offline during this period. This maintenance is expected to take no more than four hours, but could be extended.
When servers come back online, we'll have the patch notes available in full. For the original announcement, visit the official thread.