Office for Information Technology

Cloud Mail and Calendar Information Sessions

The Information Technology Committee and Office of Information Technology are hosting two informational sessions on the possible migration of the College’s email and calendar systems to either Google-gmail or Microsoft 365. The sessions will be held on Thursday, November 7th, in room 206 Jesup at 4:00 p.m. to accommodate faculty/staff schedules and at 7:30 p.m. primarily more »

Email Notifications for Meeting Maker

In order to have your Meeting Maker notify via e-mail, you have to do the following: Go File->Preferences and click the General tab. If you are a Mac user, go to Meeting Maker Calendar -> Preferences and click on the General tab. Enter the following information: where “Local SMTP Host” is mailgate.williams.edu and “username@williams.edu” is more »

More Lynda.com sessions added

Lynda.com info sessions are very popular, so we’ve added two more: Thursday 10/24 at 10 AM or Tuesday 10/29  at 2PM. You must rsvp to tlh1@williams.edu to reserve a seat and indicate your date preference. They fill up quickly so don’t delay! from Tamra L. Hjermstad, Ofc for Information Technology

Printer Support Request

Please use the form below to request assistance with printer problems

Meeting Maker Account Request

To request an account in Meeting Maker please use the form below:

No MEC Drop-in Support during Reading Period

The open “drop-in” support hours in the Media Education Center (Jesup 316) & and Jesup 101 will end Friday 10/11 at 5 PM and  then resume Wednesday, 10/16 at 10 AM. This allows our student support staff to focus on their studies. For the complete Drop-in schedule visit: http://oit.williams.edu/mec – from Tamra L. Hjermstad, Ofc more »

Another Lynda.com Session Added

We have added another info session for getting the most out of Lynda.com, an online tech training service now available campus-wide. The session will be Tuesday, 10/22 at 2PM. Please RSVP to hold a seat: tlh1@williams.edu – from Tamra L. Hjermstad, Ofc for Information Technology

Get the Most Out Of Lynda.com

Not sure how to get started with Lynda.com? Sign up for one of two info sessions created to get you understanding what Lynda can do for you and then using lynda at work or at home. Sessions: October 15 at 10 AM or October 16 at 2 PM. RSVP session choice to Tamra:  tlh1@williams.edu -from Tamra L. more »

Drop-in Support at MEC starts Friday

Drop-in support at the Media Education Center starts Friday, September 6th What can MEC do for you? Check here for info and complete support schedule: http://oit.williams.edu/mec -from Tamra L. Hjermstad, Ofc for Information Technology

Webmail & Google Chrome...

A recent change in how Williams webmail works in Google Chrome has been noted.  The problem occurs when attempting to compose new messages, only an empty window displays.  To correct this new issue please follow these simple steps: In webmail: 1. Select “Options” (upper right corner) 2. In the left column click the + sign more »

Update on Adobe apps: Student access disabled today

Williams-keyserved versions of Adobe applications will stop working on students’ personal machines today. Students will be able to access Adobe apps on campus computers only, or may purchase a personal copy.

Update on Adobe apps: Student access disabled 8/26/2013

On August 26th, Williams-owned, license-managed versions of Adobe applications will stop working on students’ personal machines. Personally purchased, versions will continue to work, as will keyserved versions on faculty and staff computers. Students will continue to be able to access Adobe apps from public, on-campus computers in Jesup, the Library and other locations, or may more »

The ELC is back to standard hours

The Equipment Loan Center Office hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am t0 4:45pm (One hour lunch at noon) - from Jim Lillie, Equipment Loan Center (ELC)

Purple Air Update

OIT recently updated the authentication server software which allows users of the wireless network to log in securely. After this update you may be prompted to trust the certificate for  acs.williams.edu. If you get this prompt, it is safe to trust the certificate for acs.williams.edu If you have any other problems:  Connect to Purple Help.  Wait more »

Student Telephones

All student rooms are equipped with modular telephone jacks, but they must be activated using PeopleSoft. Although most students prefer to use cell phones for more convenient communication with friends and family, one can bring a landline phone to use in one’s room.  These should be touch–tone telephones with standard modular connections. The service is more »