Wireless Configuration and Helpful Tech Resources

It is the time of the year when we all return to college. Some of you may have purchased a new personal laptop, smartphone, tablet or e-reader during a pre-college shopping trip.

Did Someone Say, “Wireless Upgrade”?

Some of you may think that the wireless on campus is getting a little slow from all of the new students we are welcoming onto the Northwest campus. Well, you won’t have to worry about that much longer because there is a campus-wide upgrade happening this spring semester!

MyNorthwest Won’t Let Me Log In!!

The Time Has Come: You’re Status is EXPIRED!! Having trouble logging into your MyNorthwest account? The answer may be simpler than you think.

Keeping your laptop over break??

I’m sure all of the First year students are wondering if they are allowed to take their laptops with them over Christmas break? Also, if they can, what needs to happen before it’s taken home? Well, in this article I will answer all of those agonizing questions that you want answered!

First Things First–What to do if your wireless internet stops working.

Sometimes when you are using your Northwest laptop, the internet will stop working for no apparent reason. DON’T FREAK OUT!! Outages like these can sometimes be expected when connecting to a campus that has more than seven thousand students.

Tips and Tricks to Outlook Live

With Office Outlook Web Access, you can use a Web browser to access your Northwest Exchange Server mailbox from any computer with an Internet connection. You can use Outlook Web Access with Microsoft Internet Explorer or many other browsers for UNIX, Apple Macintosh, or computers running Microsoft Windows.  Here are some Tips and Tricks to [more…]

Tied In to Northwest

“How can I stay connected with campus, keeping up with events and performances, without constantly stopping by the student union or checking back to the Northwest homepage?” “Why do we call ourselves ‘The Electronic Campus’?” “Where can I find people giving away free t-shirts all the time, like a football game every day of the [more…]

Tips and Tricks — January

Welcome to this month’s edition of Tips and Tricks, brought to you by your favorite Client Computing student staff (the PERTs if that was not obvious)! Many students are needing to change to a new password after coming back from break. To do this, press CTRL + ALT + DEL, and select the “Change a [more…]

Tips for safe downloading

In the ever-growing era of the Internet, one thing that grabs a user’s attention is downloading. Unfortunately, whenever someone downloads a file, whether the file is a spreadsheet, a cool screen saver, or music from someone else’s computer, they put their computer at risk. The easiest way to keep from getting infected is prevention. Keeping [more…]

Mobile eCompanion

Imagine that it is the day after a test waiting for eCompanion to be updated to see how the test went. Depending on the circumstances, there is a chance a laptop or computer is not accessible. But there is hope yet — eCompanion has now gone mobile! Students and faculty members can now access eCompanion [more…]