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How do I find information about clearing my browser cache?

You can find information on clearing your browser cache by visiting the following web page:


The site includes instructions for clearing your browser cache on the following browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Internet Explorer
  • Opera
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Windows Phone

configure Catmail on my phone/tablet/etc?

If you want to configure your smart phone, tablet, or other mobile device to check Catmail, Microsoft has a handy how-to wizard with instructions:


access the university's VPN?

Use info from the page including link for vpn access


get an Ethernet cable?

Ethernet cables are available for purchase at the Technology Depot, Baker University Center 112 at our Athens campus.  They may be borrowed for the dorms or purchased for personal use.

Ethernet Cables

  • 7 ft   - $2.00
  • 25 ft  - $4.00
  • 50 ft  - $8.00
  • 100 ft - $12.00

power on or off my wireless antennae?

On a Mac

1. Select the Apple icon.

2. Click on "System Preferences".

3. Next, select "Network".

4. Select the Airport tab on the left hand side.

5. Click the button, "Turn Airport Off".

On Windows

1. Many laptops have a switch or function (fn) key that will turn wireless off.

2. If there is no switch, the wireless adaptor can be disabled in the follow manner:

a. Select the blue globe (Start Menu)

b. Select the Control Panel.

c. Select "Network and Sharing Center".

d. Select change adapter settings.

e. Right click on "Wireless Adapter" and select "disable".

f. Repeat the steps to reenable, this time selecting enable instead of disable.

get walk in assistance?

Walk in assistance is available at the Technology Depot in Baker Center 112.  More information is available at http://www.ohio.edu/technology/depot/index.cfm

report a problem with my telephone?

Call 740-593-1000 to report a problem with an office or residence hall telephone or telephone line.

locate a computer lab?

activate my OHIO ID?

You can activate your Ohio ID at:


reset my OHIO password - student or applicant

If you have secret challenge questions set up for your OHIO ID, then you can reset your password online:

Reset your password online

You will need to know your OHIO ID. If you have forgotten both your OHIO ID and password, please contact the Service Desk.

If you do not have secret challenge questions set up, then you will need to call the Service Desk at 740-593-1222 or present a photo ID at one of the locations listed on our password reset page.

Welcoming Chief Information Officer, Craig Bantz

Craig Bantz