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Wi-Fi Calling in Campus Buildings

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At this time, most major cell carriers provide Wi-Fi calling, a service for smartphones that enables you to make voice calls using wireless networks in areas with poor reception.

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Tags: Phishing Attempts

Phishing Alert | "Part Time Payroll Rep. Needed"

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Students recently received an email claiming to be from Wheaton Portal. The email pretends to be a job listing for a part time job, and asks students to send their resume to another email address.

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Tags: Upgrades Updates

Emergency Messaging System: Alertus Installation

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In April 2016, Alertus Desktop will be installed on College-owned computers. This is the first portion of a larger project to update Wheaton College's emergency messaging system.

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Tags: Maintenance Printing

Print Provider Installation

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On March 10, PaperCut will be installed on College-owned computers. This will allow College employees to use department printers.

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Tags: Phishing Attempts

Phishing Alert | "Recruiting Department"

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Students recently received an email claiming to be from the Wheaton College Recruiting Department. The email claims that a job offer is trending and tells the reader to follow a link to read more.

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Tags: Maintenance Network

Network Updates

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

On February 21 between 5:00 and 6:30 AM, we will perform maintenance on the campus network. During this maintenance, you may experience intermittent disruption of the wired and wireless networks, the phone system, and any wheaton.edu sites.

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Tags: Updates Maintenance Network

Network Availability During Updates

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On February 24 between 6:00 and 7:00 AM, we will perform maintenance on the campus network. During this time, the wired and wireless networks will be intermittently unavailable.

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Tags: Maintenance Network

Wireless Availability During Maintenance

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On February 14, between 6 and 7:30 AM, we will perform maintenance on the campus wireless network. During this time, you may not be able to connect to the wireless network.

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Tags: Maintenance

Banner Self-Service Maintenance

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We will perform maintenance on the Banner Self-Service portion of the MyWheaton portal, which includes timecards and financial aid information, from February 5 to 9.

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Tags: Learning Management

MicroGrade No Longer Available

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MicroGrade, used for storing and calculating grades, is no longer available. In November 2015, the company that made this software went out of business. Because of this, MicroGrade can no longer be installed on new computers.

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Tags: Learning Management

Schoology: Wheaton College's New Learning Management System

Posted by Academic and Institutional Technology

Last year, Wheaton College chose Schoology to replace Blackboard as its learning management system. During this transition, the Faculty LMS Transition committee will provide faculty input and guidance for Schoology's development and implementation.

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Tags: Classroom Technology Updates

Blanchard 339 Updated

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In order to resolve ongoing issues with laptop input, the classroom technology in Blanchard 339 was updated. The control screen has been updated, and laptops will be able to connect reliably to the projector.

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Tags: Updates Maintenance Document Management

Perceptive Content Unavailable During Update

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Perceptive Content, the College's document management system, will be unavailable during an update from December 24 to 31. During this time, the system will be updated in order to repair ongoing issues.

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Tags: Maintenance Printing

Printing Unavailable During Maintenance

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From 5 PM to 7 PM on December 29, we will be updating our campus printing system. During this time, printing will be unavailable.

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Tags: Document Management Maintenance

Removal of iFolder Program from College Computers

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From December 22, 2015 through January 8, 2015, we will be uninstalling the iFolder client from College-owned computers. This requires no action from end users.

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