Tech Documentation

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Network Registration

The following article applies to the College’s wired network. For access to the wifi, see Connecting to College Wifi (eduroam). Before you start, you will need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a laptop or desktop computer with an ethernet port¹ ¹this may require an adapter for some devices an ethernet cable […]

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New Students: Start Here!

Use the information and Tech Docs linked below to jump start your experience as a new Bryn Mawr College community member! Table of Contents: The Essentials: Accounts & Wireless Public Technology Email & Calendar Software & Services Remote Resources Questions?   The Essentials: Accounts & Wireless Account Setup Two-Factor Eduroam (Wifi) What to bring You […]

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Students: Remote Learning Tools

The following article reviews miscellaneous remote learning tools that may be helpful. See also Suggested Computer Accessories. For info regarding Software, see Software for Personal Devices. Table of Contents: Internet Access Hardware & Accessories Device Cleaning Questions?   Internet Access If you are unable to use the College’s network, you could: Sign-up for internet service For […]

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Email & Calendar: Mobile Devices

Before you start, you will need access to the following: a College account a smartphone or tablet with internet access your Duo two-factor authentication device(s) the Outlook app (iOS, Android) LITS highly recommends using the Outlook Mobile app.   Connection Instructions iOS & iPadOS Outlook Mobile app iOS Mail app Android Outlook Mobile app Samsung […]

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Software for Personal Devices

The following article applies to personal devices. For College computers, see current Software Configurations and Software Center. Before you start, you will need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a laptop or desktop w/ internet access Access to some of the following software is dependent on your current enrollment/employment status. Table of […]

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Students: What tech to bring to College

The intended audience for this article is new and returning students. Faculty and staff should consult the LITS Help Desk for advice. Table of Contents: Personal Laptops Mobile Devices Other Essentials & Accesories What NOT to bring Questions?   Personal Laptops Many students find a personal laptop to be very useful in college; click here to […]

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Setup & Update Your College Password

Before you start, you may need access to the following: a laptop/desktop computer with internet access an email from help@brynmawr.edu with your College username   First-time Account Setup Receive an email from help@brynmawr.edu with your College username Call the Help Desk at 610-526-7440 or drop by Canaday Library Login with your new account, setup Duo, […]

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Two-Factor: Getting Started with Duo

Before you start, you will need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a laptop or desktop computer w/ internet access Table of Contents: What is Duo? Enroll in Duo Adding a Device Activating/Reactivating Duo Mobile Duo & Email Syncing Generating Duo Passcodes Questions?   What is Duo? Duo is used alongside your College […]

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Office 365 Overview

Before you start, you may need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a laptop or desktop with internet access Note: Use of Office 365 apps falls under Bryn Mawr College’s Acceptable Use and Data Handling policies. Table of Contents: What is Office 365? Commonly Used Applications Other Applications and Resources Questions?   […]

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Microsoft Office: Personal Devices

The following article applies to personal devices. For Public/Lab computers, see Microsoft Office: Public/Lab Computers. Before you start, you will need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a personal laptop or desktop computer with internet access Table of Contents: Office365: Overview Installing Microsoft Office Questions?   Office365: Overview You can install Microsoft Office […]

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