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Skidmore College
Information Technology

New Faculty & Staff FAQ

How do I get a username?
Once HR enters your personal information, you can create your account by following the instructions here.

How do I get a computer?
Most people inherit a computer left by a former employee. For more information, please contact the help desk.

How do I get software for my office computer?
The standard suite of software (MS Office, antivirus, etc.) is already installed on your computer. If you require additional programs, some are available upon request (SPSS, Mathmatica, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, etc.) and some need to be purchased by individual departments (Photoshop, QuarkXpress, InDesign, etc.).

What technology training opportunities are available?
Training classes are held on a variety of topics. More information and a schedule can be found here.

How do I access email from off campus?
Email can be accessed from off campus via the web using OWA. For more information, click here.

How do I connect to the network storage space?
For instructions on obtaining server access, click here.