Information Technology

Tech Alerts

Changes to BuilderGuest Wi-Fi

In an effort to help better protect the college and your data, changes were made over the recent holiday break for the guest Wi-Fi network BuilderGuest. When connected to BuilderGuest you should ... read more >

10 tips for effective searchs on Google

In our era of advanced technology and high-speed Internet connections, you can find information on virtually anything. In the space of just a few minutes, we can fin... read more >

Internet bandwidth update

We have finished reviewing our bandwidth utilization analysis and found some ways to improve access for students.  Although our total limit did not change, we have managed to find savings from so... read more >

BEWARE of phishing emails!

Many of you have been receiving various emails that on the surface appear to come from official looking Southwestern College, Microsoft, or Helpdesk accounts. Some of these may request personal accoun... read more >

Wireless Access Coverage update!

We have completed the installation of additional wireless access points in Cole, Wallingford and Darbeth North!  Those areas should now have a wider area of coverage for wireless connections.&nbs... read more >

The Internet is so SLOWWW!

That is a complaint we hear a lot and we understand the frustration. There are more and more demands on the bandwidth and we can't seem to increase it quickly enough to keep up. We have ordered eq... read more >

Live streaming SC sports

We are having some issues live streaming SC sports events.  The Athletics department is working on the problem will have an update soon. ... read more >

SCAM Alert!

Scam Using FBI Phone Number to Target College Students The FBI is warning consumers to be on alert for a phone scam that primarily targets college students using the FBI’s phone nu... read more >

Possible Email issues

Microsoft Office365, our email service is experiencing some issues that might impact some of you.  Microsoft is working on it and we will update as needed. ... read more >

New helpdesk phone - announcement and calling tree

We have implemented a messaging system on the helpdesk number.  When you call the helpdesk, the first thing you will hear is any announcements about system-wide issues.  If you are calling a... read more >

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