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Academic Technology Launchpad: Technology Resources

Quick Guide to computer and academic technology resources for students.

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Welcome! Quick Start Guide

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Your Student Network/Computer Account gives you access to college resources including Blackboard, myMadisonCollege, your Home Directory (H drive), student email, campus computers, and off-campus access to the library databases.

Keep your username and password secure. Do Not share this information. 

Log off computers - especially when using a campus or public/shared computer.

Student email

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Your student email account keeps you connected with important information from your instructors, your classes, and the college. 

Blackboard

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New - Blackboard update and Collaborate Ultra!  

MyMadisonCollege

college logoMyMadisonCollege - access your Student Center, register for classes, view your schedule, get unofficial transcripts, pay your tuition, and more. 

Get Help! Student Computer Help

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Library staff and computer lab assistants are available to help with your technology and computer related questions.

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If you email or leave a phone message after hours, we will return your call or email as soon as possible during library open hours

Save and Backup

fileway logoSave your work early and often, and backup your files. Save to your network H drive or Home Directory, a USB drive, and/or email a copy to yourself.

Do Not save to the hard drive or desktop of a campus computer. Your work will not be saved.

Print Smart

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Your semester's starting balance will show $7.50, or the equivalent of your free print allotment. 

Libraries

Access Library and SAC resources and Get Help on-campus or off-campus

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