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Outage report: Oracle e-Business & related apps, Nov 12, 2015
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Outage report: File storage on shared.ohio.edu, Oct. 7; Blackboard Learn, PeopleSoft & e-Biz, Oct 12, 2015

Need Help?

Submit a work request to OIT

activate my OHIO ID?

You can activate your Ohio ID at:


download antivirus software?

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:


clear my browser cache: Android

To clear cache, cookies, or history:
1.    Start your browser.
2.    Tap Menu, and then tap More.
3.    Select Settings.
4.    Under "Privacy settings", select Clear cache, Clear history, or Clear all cookie data as appropriate, and then tap OK to accept (or Cancel to cancel) the deletion.

clear my browser cache: Internet Explorer

 Internet Explorer 8 and above
1.    From the Safety menu in the upper right, click Delete Browsing History...
2.    Deselect Preserve Favorites website data, and select Temporary Internet files, Cookies, and History.
3.    Click Delete.

Internet Explorer 7
1.    From the Tools menu in the upper right, select Internet Options.
2.    Under "Browsing history", click Delete...
3.    To delete your cache, click Delete files...
To delete your cookies, click Delete cookies...
To delete your history, click Delete history...

clear my browser cache: Safari

1.    From the Safari menu, select Reset Safari...
2.    From the menu, select the items you want to reset, and then click Reset. As of Safari 5.1, Remove all website data covers both cookies and cache.

Mobile Safari for iPhone OS (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad)
To clear cache and cookies:
1.    From the home screen, tap Settings, and then tap Safari.
2.    At the bottom of Safari's settings screen, tap the buttons for Clear Cookies and Clear Cache. To confirm, tap Clear Cookies or Clear Cache again.
To clear history:
1.    From the home screen, tap Safari.
2.    At the bottom of the screen, tap the Bookmarks icon.
3.    In the lower left, tap Clear.
4.    Tap Clear History.

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

report a wireless outage or issue?

Call the service desk at (740)593-1222.

find the minimum requirements for bringing a computer to campus?

Welcoming Chief Information Officer, Craig Bantz

Craig Bantz