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Academic Technology Launchpad: Mobile

Quick Guide to computer and academic technology resources for students.

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Step 1 On-Campus: Connect to MC-Secure Wireless

Get Connected: Bring Your Own Technology (laptop, mobile phone, ipad,...) On-Campus

Software and Programs

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Quick Tip: Add calendars

Import your Blackboard calendar: Get an iCal URL for importing your Blackboard Learn calendar into Outlook or another external calendar application. After the Learn iCal URL is set up in an external calendar, it is updated dynamically with new Blackboard Learn calendar events. 

Add your myMadisonCollege class schedule to your calendar 

After your schedule is set for the term:

  1. login to your myMadisonCollege (not the classic site)
  2. click on Class Schedule
  3. click on the Options (Gear) icon 
  4. choose Download Schedule 
  5. click the download icon for the term and save the schedule.ics file
  6. open your Outlook calendar and choose Add calendar - from File.
  7. or for other external calendar apps, follow the app instructions to add the calendar.

Bookmarks - frequently accessed college links

Top 5 student link bookmarks

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How To - Quickly add these bookmarks to your browser:

You could right-click and save the bookmarks html file, then import the bookmarks into your browser. Add bookmarks to your toolbar or reorganize to best work for you.

Instructions vary by browser. We recommend using Chrome or Firefox for best compatibility with college systems.