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TECH:101 IT CHECKLIST

OHIO UNIVERSITY CHILLICOTHE

 

New and returning Bobcats: Make sure you follow these steps to activate your OHIO online services before you arrive for the academic year.

 

Bringing a personal computer or portable device to campus? After you connect to our wireless, follow these steps to make sure you stay connected. Need help connecting to the wireless or configuring your personal device? Check out our Self Help Guides.

1. Follow OIT

➢  Twitter (Athens): @OhioIT
➢  Help Desk (Ohio University Chillicothe): 740.774.7212

➢  Help Desk (Athens): 740.593.1222

 

2. Free Microsoft Office

As a Bobcat, you are eligible to install Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for free on up to 5 devices. Versions are available for mobile devices, too!

➢  Install your free copy of Office 365 ProPlus

➢  Office 365 Pro Plus (Student Version)

➢  Installation Guide (.PDF)

Already have a working copy of Office? No problem. You are not required to use our version of Office.

 

3. Test your Catmail account

Have a friend or family member send an email to your ohio.edu email address.

➢  Log in to https://catmail.ohio.edu and confirm that the message arrived ok
➢  If the message did not arrive, make sure you're not forwarding your mail:

➢  Log in to: catmail
➢  Select "Settings" (Gear Icon)

➢  Select "Mail" located under "Your App Settings"
Select "Accounts"

Select "Forwarding"

Select "Stop Forwarding"

 

Delete Forwarding Email Address

 

Select "Save" to stop email forwarding

Select "Left Arrow" next to options to return to your email

➢  Select "Settings" to close settings window

 

4. Activate your OneDrive file storage

OHIO also offers free access to Microsoft's Microsoft OneDrive. OneDrive integrates nicely with Microsoft Office has many collaboration features.


5. Get set up to print on campus

Want to print in Quinn Library or the Learning Commons? In the near future, we will be migrating campus printing to Pharos and will notify all students and community partons when this change will take place. Until them, pay to print services are available in the Learning Commons and Quinn Library. After the change is made, make sure you add some Bobcat Cash to your ID card to cover printing costs.

➢  How to add Bobcat Cash to your ID card


6. Disable illegal music sharing software

Illegal downloading or sharing of copyrighted files is not allowed on our network. Please disable any illegal file sharing software before you connect to the OHIO wireless or wired network.

 

You are welcome to use legal services like Spotify, Pandora, iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Prime, etc. on our network using your personal laptop or portable device. Just avoid installing the software on university computers and illegal peer-to-peer sharing.

 

 

CONTACTING THE HELP DESK

The main telephone number is 740.774.7212 or 740.774.6079.  Our walk-up counter is located in the Stevenson Center just inside the main entrance. The Help Desk  is open and staffed to assist with computer issues and training. The Athens OIT Helpdesk can be reached by by calling 740.593.1222, or their web page can be found (here).

 

 

HOURS OF OPERATION - FALL & SPRING SEMESTERS:

Monday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed Saturdays/Sundays/University Holidays*

 

HOURS OF OPERATION - SUMMER SESSION:

Monday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed Saturdays/Sundays/University Holidays*
 

HOURS OF OPERATION - BREAKS:

Monday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed Saturdays/Sundays/University Holidays*

 

 

SELF HELP GUIDES

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➢  Wireless Network Guides - Connecting To Ohio University WiFi

➢  Wireless Access Overview (.PDF)

➢  Guest Access (.PDF)

➢  Windows Computers (.PDF)

➢  Macintosh Computers (.PDF)

➢  ChromeBook Computers (.PDF)

➢  Linux Computers (.PDF)

➢  Mobile Devices (.PDF)

 

➢  Catmail User Guides - Connecting To Ohio University

➢  Mobile Device Setup (.PDF)