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.
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 Equipment Loan Center Office hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am t0 4:45pm (One hour lunch at noon) - from Jim Lillie, Equipment Loan Center (ELC)
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 »
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 »
All faculty, staff and students now have access to lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest software, creative, and business skills through high-quality instructional videos featuring recognized industry experts. Training in: 3D, Animation, Audio, Business, Design, Developer, Home Computing, Photography, Video, Web + Interactive and More! All Williams College faculty, staff and students more »
Due to an all day staff meeting the ELC will be closed on Monday the 29th. (Any equipment due back on Monday will now be due back on Tuesday.) - from Jim Lillie, Equipment Loan Center
The PaperCut application and associated print services will be upgraded on Saturday, July 27, starting immediately after the scheduled downtime. It is anticipated that the upgrade will start around noon and take about 3 hours. Please note: Even if you have your PaperCut client set to remember your login forever, you WILL probably need to enter your more »
No Network from 7:30AM-10:00AM and limited Services from 7:30AM-4:00PM, NO Telephone between 8:00AM-10:00AM NOTE: We have reduced the length of the overall network outage, and moved the time we will work on the telephone system to early in the day. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=24813 from Edward Nowlan, Ofc for Information Technology
OIT Summer Downtime on July 27th – No Network from 7:30AM-noon and limited Services from 7:30AM-4:00PM, NO Telephone between 11:00AM-noon On Saturday, July 27th, OIT will have its annual summer downtime to do comprehensive work that involves bringing major networks and systems down. Though in the past few years we have minimized downtime, this year more »
Desktop Systems will be conducting an internal staff review on Thursday, July 18th. Student technology consultants will staff the HelpDesk phones (4090) from 9am to 4pm. Professional staff will be available to address problems before and after those hours. Email us at: email@example.com or ask the students to contact us in case of technological emergency.
OIT will be re-routing some server network connections on Wednesday evening at 5:30 PM that have the potential of effecting some servers connection to storage arrays. The following high profile servers and services have the potential of being affected by this network connection re-routing (NOTE: Because OIT is making the network change quickly, most servers/services more »
The Office for Information Technology at Williams College donates re-furbished computers to non-profit organizations. To place a request for a computer donation please use the form below.
Hours of operation for the ELC in Dodd Annex continue to be weekdays 10 AM until noon through Friday, July 19. In addition, the ELC will be CLOSED on Tuesday, July 16. - Philip Remillard, Ofc for Information Technology
OIT has implemented a change in our primary password requirements. After your next password change, you will no longer have to change your primary password that you use for email, wireless, the Novell network (Hector, Helen, Achilles, etc.), Glow, the proxy server and restricted pages on our web site (like the software download page or viewing more »