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FLCC Instructional Computing. Student Orientation Rick Evans, Director, Institutional Computing Services Kay Carlisi, Coordinator, Academic Computing Services Bonnie Rands, Helpdesk Coordinator Joe Shulman, Hardware Technician

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flcc instructional computing

FLCC Instructional Computing

Student Orientation

Rick Evans, Director, Institutional Computing Services

Kay Carlisi, Coordinator, Academic Computing Services

Bonnie Rands, Helpdesk Coordinator

Joe Shulman, Hardware Technician

Janice Esse, Helpdesk Technician

Marsha Verplanck, Student Aide

computing resources
Computing Resources
  • Software for all classes
  • Student e-mail (Web-Based)
  • Labs for class meetings and homework time
  • Printers, scanners, CD burners, etc.
  • Secure file storage
  • Class support materials
    • WebCt
    • Textbook materials
  • WebAdvisor online information and registration
set up your network account
Set Up Your Network Account
  • Needed to use a computer in FLCC Labs or to connect to wireless internet access on campus.
  • Allocates your file storage on a LAN server
    • Storage quota depends on the classes you are taking. Minimum 20 MB. Files available only on campus. Copy or e-mail files for use at home.
  • Needed to use laser printers, files on local servers, or other network resources.
the newuser process to set up your network account
The Newuser Process to set up your network account

Logon as newuser (all one word)

leave the password line totally blank

on the STUDENT domain

You must have your Student ID number to enter when the program asks.

After agreeing to follow the computing policies, you can pick up your password by showing photo ID to the staff in B388 (the Computer Helpdesk) or the office in Geneva or Newark.

set up your student e mail
Set Up Your Student E-mail
  • On the internet at axp.flcc.edu
    • To get your password, you must know your student ID number and birthdate
  • Your WebAdvisor password is sent here
  • Messages from college offices
  • Info from Computing Services
  • Read it often
get your webadvisor password after you ve set up your student e mail
Get Your WebAdvisor Password after you’ve set up your student e-mail
  • Go to webadvisor.flcc.edu in Internet Explorer
  • Pick Guest Access, then
    • What’s My Password
    • I’m New - Set Up My Password
  • A temporary password will be sent to your student e-mail. Close WebAdvisor and read your e-mail to get the password to use.
  • You must change this password the next time you logon to WebAdvisor. It will tell you your password has expired.
why use webadvisor
Why Use WebAdvisor?
  • Check class availability
  • If you logon
    • Get your class schedule
    • Get your grades or transcript
    • Change your mailing address
    • Register for classes
    • Add or drop classes
    • Get a “Program Evaluation” or transcript
investigate the desktop
Investigate the Desktop
  • Windows Applications
  • Internet and Other Systems
  • Instruction
    • Contents of this folder depend on the lab you are in
  • Computer Helpdesk
    • Academic Computing Info
    • Lab hours
    • Report system problems we need to fix
    • Help sheets for reference or printing
passwords and more passwords
Passwords and More Passwords
  • Passwords should contain only letters and digits, NO spaces, punctuation, or special characters.
  • They should have at least one letter and at least one digit, and should be at least 6 characters long.
  • They should be difficult to guess, but easy to remember.
  • A good password protects your privacy, your information, and your stored files.
  • Always log out before you leave.
you can always change it
You can always change it
  • Computer logon (LAN account) password is assigned when you get your account.
    • Must be at least 6 characters long
  • Student e-mail password is whatever password you provide when you get it.
  • WebAdvisor password is whatever “new password” you provide after your first logon.
    • Must be 6-9 characters long, letters and digits.
    • You can provide a password hint.
  • Ordinarily, your username cannot be changed. It is the identifier the system uses for you.
other passwords at flcc
Other Passwords at FLCC
  • WebCt password to use course materials in a WebCt class.
  • SLN password for an online course from SUNY Learning Network.
  • SAM or MyItLab password for course materials from Course Technology texts (or others).
  • etc. etc. --- Ask in B388 for help.
computing at home
Computing at Home
  • We use only Microsoft Word. If you use Ms Works, or Word Perfect, or anything else, you must save your file at home to a Word compatible format (.rtffile) if you want to open it here.
  • If your class uses specific software, you can save a lot of money by working here, instead of buying the software for your home computer.
transporting data
Transporting Data
  • Try to avoid using diskettes.
  • Store files on your U: drive for safety.
  • Copy to a USB drive for file transport, or to a CD to archive many files.
  • You can “transport” a file by e-mailing it to yourself, but be sure to empty your inbox, sent items, and trash often.
  • Never keep your only copy of anything important on removable media.
wireless access
Wireless Access
  • For internet browsing using your own wireless laptop.
    • Read your e-mail
    • Do research on the World Wide Web
    • Use web-based course materials
  • You must provide your username and password before you can reach a website.
  • See the Help Sheet about Wireless Access for current information about wireless access points on campus.