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IT Policies

Want to know whether streaming video in a class is fair use? Curious if you’re sufficiently protecting Hampshire data? Having trouble sleeping at night? If you answered “yes” to any of these, check out the IT policies page. You’ll find … Continue reading

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15. January 2015 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Pre-holiday Checklist

Here’s a quick run-down of our recommended steps before heading off on your well-deserved winter break. Turn on an automated email response. Go to password.hampshire.edu , select “Email Settings,” turn on your Vacation Message, and enter the details. If you … Continue reading

18. December 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Expired Password? Do not Worry

If you’re like me, you like to wait until the last possible moment to change your HampNet password. I always dread the week or two when my fingers don’t just fly automatically over the keys as I log into Hampshire … Continue reading

12. December 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Customizing your Directory Listing

The Hampshire Directory lets you customize information that’s displayed about you. Check it out! To change your Preferred Name, Personal Pronoun, or Display Name: From your browser go to https://directory.hampshire.edu. Use the button on the top right to log in. … Continue reading

04. December 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Eduroam Now Available at Hampshire

Eduroam is a network used at many educational institutions, including each of the Five Colleges, and is now available at Hampshire. If you set up your computer to use it here, you will be automatically joined to it when you … Continue reading

02. December 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Recognizing Laptop Battery Problems

Laptop batteries can be dangerous if they start to expand. There’s one symptom that indicates battery expansion in Mac laptops that is often ignored. Do you know what it is? What Causes a Battery to Expand? There are several reasons … Continue reading

20. November 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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Getting Spam Out of Sight

While it’s annoying to be receiving so much spam, it’s a little less annoying if you don’t have to look at it. There are a couple of ways you can help to make it less visible. How our Junk Mail … Continue reading

13. November 2014 by Kate, School Support Specialist
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