Williams Makerspace is Hiring Two First-Year Students

The Williams Makerspace is hiring two first-year students for the 2023 fall semester. You will be responsible for working on academic projects for faculty and staff. Seeking students who are self-directed, fast-learners, work efficiently, and with great focus. You will learn on-the-job as you work on projects. No prior experience required. This… Continue reading »

Urgent need to update your devices

As if we don’t have enough excitement with the beginning of a new year, please take a few minutes before the semester gets into full swing and update your devices. This is good advice for any device, which can benefit from software updates and regular power-off/power-on cycles, but there are… Continue reading »

Have you HERD About Workday?

Every month leading up to Workday’s go-live in June 2024, the change management team hosts a workshop for the HERD. The topics cover different elements of Workday, from HR and Payroll to accounting and budgeting. We post the workshop slide decks to the HERD Network website after each session so the Williams… Continue reading »

Changes to the printer network 8-17-23

Early Thursday morning, OIT will be making a change to the printer network to make it more secure.  We believe anyone directly affected by this change has already been contacted. If you experience printing issues when you arrive on campus, please restart the printer. If that doesn’t solve the problem,… Continue reading »

Have you HERD About Workday?

Workday is replacing PeopleSoft as the HR and Finance management system. In the months leading up to our go-live in June 2024, the change management team is working with a group of individuals to share information about Workday and open channels for community feedback. The group, called the HERD Network, comprises… Continue reading »

Server maintenance and downtime Sunday Aug 6

Jesup Data Center Energy Saving & Modernization Project – Server maintenance Up until now we have had very minimal disruptions, but this event will have several servers/services unavailable for a few hours. The following services will be unavailable from 8 AM to approximately 11 AM on Sunday, August 6th, 2023:… Continue reading »

Jesup Data Center Energy Saving & Modernization Project

The college is modernizing the Jesup data center, which was originally designed over 20 years ago. Given the aging power and cooling infrastructure, our team has been working since the fall to enhance the data center’s efficiency and bring it up to modern standards.  Performing the upgrades to… Continue reading »

Firstyear login May 2023

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 »

Job Opportunity: Client Services Specialist

Do you like helping people, solving problems, and keeping up with the rapid pace of technology? If so, Williams College seeks a Client Services Specialist to join our team! Be part of a dynamic group of problem solvers, assisting clients with their daily technology needs. You will learn new… Continue reading »

Live Securely in 2023 (part 4 of 4)

Still following along but not feeling secure, or without care? I’ve summarized the last couple posts in this series in a handy grid below, organized by the two main areas, identity protection and software updates.   While I don’t advocate printing it out, it can be easily copied into a… Continue reading »