Announcements

No Workday Wednesday This Week – Now 5/29

There is no Workday Wednesday this week but we hope to see you at our final Workday Wednesday next week in Griffin 6!  Bring a friend, a colleague, or your whole team and learn more about the changes coming to Williams. Grab a coffee or tea and breakfast snack before you… Continue reading »

Firstyear login May 2024

Welcome FirstYears!  This guide will help you access your Williams account for the first time.   You will use the link from Okta which will be sent to your personal email address to log in. — But before you do that, go to the App Store or Play Store on your mobile… Continue reading »

Computer Recycling (Greenup) Program this week

At the end of each year, students, faculty, and staff can safely and responsibly recycle personal computing equipment. Recycling computer equipment is much safer and better for the environment than simply throwing it away.  Also your old laptops and equipment might still have some life yet after being erased and… Continue reading »

Workday Wednesday Location Change This Week

Pop in for Workday Wednesdays at the Faculty House through April and May! Bring a friend, a colleague, or your whole team and learn more about the changes coming to Williams. Grab a coffee or tea and breakfast snack before you leave. We hope to see you there. In case you… Continue reading »

Google Calendar visibility

The default for Google Calendars at Williams is to have free / busy time visible but with no details.  This allows Williams people to send calendar invites to you and see times that are free or busy. To change your calendar visibility go to the calendar settings: The… Continue reading »

Workday Wednesdays Continue This Week!

Pop in for Workday Wednesdays at the Faculty House through April and May! Bring a friend, a colleague, or your whole team and learn more about the changes coming to Williams. Grab a coffee or tea and breakfast snack before you leave. We hope to see you there. In case you… Continue reading »

Workday Training is Open for Registration

The first round of Workday training classes are open for registration. These classes focus on personal information and HR tasks. Finance classes will open for registration on May 10. For more information, please visit the Training and Help page of the COW website: More Information… Continue reading »

Workday Wednesdays are Back Again!

Pop in for Workday Wednesdays at the Faculty House through April and May! Bring a friend, a colleague, or your whole team and learn more about the changes coming to Williams. Grab a coffee or tea and breakfast snack before you leave. We hope to see you there. April 17 – Workday… Continue reading »

Please update Google Chrome

Google just patched Chrome to address high-risk security vulnerabilities. Please take a moment to update Chrome, and any other browser you may use. It’s always recommended to stay current on software updates for operating systems and apps. Please contact [email protected] (students) or [email protected] (faculty and staff) for assistance. Thank you… Continue reading »

Change to Microsoft login

More college services are being added to the standard Okta login! Have you installed Word, Excel or Powerpoint on your home or personal computer using the college O365 login?  In order to do so you would have created a microsoft account using your Williams email address ([email protected]) and then downloaded… Continue reading »

Scam alert – who can you trust?

We have observed an uptick in scams targeting students, faculty and staff. In general, they are predominantly email-based, and often mimic job offers, research opportunities, or the occasional piano for sale. Please remember, only trust emails that come from @williams.edu addresses. We employ solid defensive security measures for our domain,… Continue reading »

OIT Spring Break Maintenance Schedule

Load Balancer System Maintenance (Netscaler) Date: Saturday, March 16th, 2024 Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM Impact: Brief service disruption (up to 15 minutes) Description: OIT will be performing necessary maintenance on our load balancers, impacting various college services. You may experience brief intermittent availability during this maintenance window. Affected Services:… Continue reading »

More Advanced Google Trainings

Our first round was so popular OIT is offering more Advanced Google Apps trainings!  We recommend that you either have attended our previous basic Google Apps workshop or are just savvy and are ready for a challenge. Please bring your college issued laptop to work on, however you… Continue reading »

OIT Spring Break Maintenance Schedule

(3/16/2024, 3/20/2024) Load Balancer System Maintenance Date: Saturday, March 16th, 2024 Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM Impact: Brief service disruption (up to 15 minutes) Description: OIT will be performing necessary maintenance on our load balancers, impacting various college services. You may experience brief intermittent availability during this maintenance window. Affected… Continue reading »

Advanced Google Apps Training

You spoke and we listened, OIT is offering Advanced Google Apps trainings!  We recommend that you either have attended our previous basic Google Apps workshop or are just savvy and are ready for a challenge. Please bring your college issued laptop to work on, however you can also use… Continue reading »

Added: New Workday Wednesday Session

Student employment is moving to Workday on June 16. This session on March 13 will introduce hiring, time entry and approval, and ending jobs for student workers. Managers, timekeepers, and anyone who oversees student workers would benefit from attending one of these presentations. Presentations will start every 20 minutes from… Continue reading »

OIT Google Apps Trainings

Our first round of Google Apps trainings was so popular we are running more!  Learn best practices and tips and tricks for using your Williams College email, calendar, and Google Drive.  We will begin with basic use and then get into some more advanced tools for increasing your… Continue reading »

Business Information Analyst Job Opportunity

Williams College seeks a full-time Business Information Analyst to join the Administrative Information Services team.  As such, you get to support the effective use of enterprise administrative software by students, faculty, and staff.  You will also play a key role in implementing and integrating a new core suite of… Continue reading »