Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College

Technology Basics

... just the essentials to get you started



Every employee and student is assigned an email address to which all official communication is sent. Our supported email management program is Thunderbird, and you can also access your email through your web browser


File Services on NetSpace

Did you know that everyone on campus has at least 1 gigabyte of personal file storage that is accessible from any networked computer on campus?

It's called File Services on NetSpace and you can use it to store and transfer large files and distribute them to a large number of people without resorting to email attachments ... More


Printing to Public Printers

You have 2 options for public printing on campus... more

Instructions for college-owned computers on the domain (staff and faculty) can be found here

Information regarding the College's Multifunction Printer Project can be found here.

Need to report an issue or order supplies for a Xerox MFP, fill out the form found here.

Check out our FAQs for more answers to you questions... here


Buying and Maintaining a Computer

Check out our preferred vendors and sales information. You can also find information about our minimum requirements for the computer you should bring to campus. Visit this site for Do It Yourself assistance for maintaining your computer and other helpful information. Another area of support is our Technology FAQ section!

Getting Software

Under the college's current Microsoft Agreement, up for renewal in June of 2017, the standard office productivity suite is available to everyone on campus through a site license. Other software is also available for free download ... more


Connecting to the Network



  • Need help with using your Wheaton telephone, call ext. 4444 for help


Other Web and Mobile Services

  • Our portal: insideWheaton Read the latest news and announcements, register for classes, and find human resources services all via a single login.
  • Meet AL! All students, faculty, and staff now have access to Atomic Learning (AL) for online training. http://tinyurl.com/o8zqpv6
  • Stay connected to Wheaton! Check out our mobile app Wheaton Mobile!
  • Online courses: Wheaton onCourse The central system for online aspects of courses taught at Wheaton -- for everything from posted syllabi to collaborative databases.  You can also learn more about onCourse here.
  • iPad Loan Pool:  iPads for faculty course instruction and teaching initiatives (here)...
  • Campus Scheduling System: Google Calendar, Book meetings through the web from your computer.
  • Our administrative system: Banner and WebFocus



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