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Computing@Conestoga 2011

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    • Computing @ Conestoga
      Library Resource Centre
    • Logging in to computers
      Logging in to:
      Student Portal
      Library Resources
      Printing Rules
      Wireless Access
      Getting a Locker
      We’ll Cover…
    • Visit or call:
      • Ask Me (near Tim Hortons) desk
      • Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
      • Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • IT Services Office 1E19
      • Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • 519-748-5220, Extension 3444
      • Email: ITSDesk@conestogac.on.ca
      • Library Staff and Computing Assistants whenever the library is open
      Computing Help
    • Logging In
      Student Portal
      Library Resource Centre
    • Logging In
      To change your password:
      The Rules:
      6 characters
      Lower and upper case
      One number
      Can’t contain your first or last name
      i.e. Password1
      Logging in to the Computers:
      i.e. jsmith-cc
      password is Cc and your student ID #
      You must change it right away!
    • Email
      • Your computer login and email login will be the same (once you have changed it from the default)
      • It is important to check your Conestoga email often/daily
      • Email-click on email from the website
      • Students web email login
      • Email Address:
      • username-cc@conestogac.on.ca
      • Log in using your full email address
      • Password:
      the same as computer login
      TIP! If you can’t check your Conestoga email often, forward it to your Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail or other primary account. Click here for directions.
    • Enter ID and Password
    • Welcome to your Conestoga Email!
    • Student Portal
      ANGEL, MyCareer
      View Bills / Tax Forms
    • Student Portal
      • Top right of Conestoga Website (beside email)
      • Login: Student ID number
      • Password: birth date YYYYMMDD
      • New password must be six digits at least, have upper and lower case and contain at least one numeral. Make this password the same as the PC login and email
      • Do this in Personal Information (under the Profile Tab)
      • For accessing all of your course information: Timetables, grades, etc.
    • Timetable
      View Bills
      Tax Forms
    • ANGEL
      Online Course Content
    • ANGEL
      What is ANGEL?
      Conestoga’s Online Course Management System
      Like a course website where you will access information from your instructor.
      Not all courses will have an ANGEL site
      Same login as Student Portal – can be accessed through Student Portal, under Services, or…
      TIP ! To go to ANGEL directly:
      Click Student Services
      E learning ANGEL
    • Check for news about class events
      Check your Course Mail
      Select a Course
    • Course Lessons
    • Library – Remote Access
      Use library resources from off-campus
      Access your library account
      Renew library books
      Place a hold on a book that is signed out
    • Library Resource Centre
      Go to Library Resource Centre Website
      Let’s learn how to get Research Help
      On campus no need to login
      Off-Campus – anywhere with internet access
      Login: Student ID
      Password is your PIN
      The LRC gives you this. You can ask for it at the circulation desk (bring your student card).
    • Research Help
    • Research Articles
    • Enter Student Number
      and 4 digit Library PIN number
    • Library Catalogue
    • You can:
      • Review Your Account
      • Change Your PIN
      • Renew Books
      TIP! My Account Login:
      • Student Number
      • 4 digit Library PIN number (Available at the Circulation Desk)
    • Saving Files
      Finding your G Drive
      Creating a Folder
      Saving a File
    • G Drive and a USB
      The two bestplaces to save your work:
      • Your G: Drive is your personal computing space on campus. You can access it from any computer on campus, as well as from home.
      • Find it by:
      • Clicking the Start Menu
      • Selecting “Computer” Folder
      • Network Location – (G:) – You’ll see your name next to it.
      • If you’ve inserted a USB Drive, you can access it from the same “Computer” folder.
    • Creating a Folder
      From your G: Drive click on the New Folder button
      For practice, Name it Computing@Conestoga
    • Saving a File
      • Open Word: Start Menu – the icon may be there, if not
      • All Programs, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Office Word
      • To Save:
      • Click the File Menu
      • Always choose Save As, NOT save
      (Same process we used to create a new folder)
      • Select “Computer” Folder
      • Network Location
      • G Drive
      • Give the file a name
      • Save
    • Printing
      Printing at Conestoga College
    • Printing
      • You have a printing account with the College.
      • Printing must be school related.
      • You can print in any lab, classroom or the library.
      • The maximum print job is 25 sheets of paper.
      • Larger jobs must be broken into quantities of 25 or less
      • Maximum 2 copies at a time.
      • Larger jobs must be broken down into multiples of 2 copies.
      • Each student has1500 pages per semester.
    • Laptops & Wireless
      Using Wireless at Conestoga College
    • Laptops and Wireless
      Wireless Internet access is available in locations around Conestoga College.
      • If you have a laptop computer you can bring it to campus and access the College Internet service.
      • The login for wireless access is the same as your PC login, e.g. jsmith-cc.
      • Laptop Loans are available in the Library.
      • Laptop Loan period is 3 hours.
      • In Library use only.
      • Wireless Printing is available.
    • Lockers
      Get your own locker on campus
    • Lockers
      Under student services – Locker Selection
      Use network ID and password
      i.e. jsmith-ccand computer password
      Will NOT work with the default password.
      Choose based on parking location and/or location of most classes.
      Check the Floor Plan when you login to Locker Selection
    • Questions?
      Contact us!
      519-748-5220 x 3485 (Circulation)
      x 3361 (Information Desk)
      Instant Messaging
      Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Starting September 6th)Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
      MSN: lrcinfo@conestogac.on.ca
      AIM: lrcinfo@conestogac.on.ca
      Yahoo!: condor_chat
      GTalk: condor.chat
      We’re here to help!
      There are many services available to help students at Conestoga College.
      The friendly staff at the library are available to help you!