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How to manually connect to Wi-Fi on Windows 10

1. Right click the Wireless Network Connection icon on the Taskbar.

2. Click Open Network and Sharing Center.

3. Click Set up a new connection or network 0

4. Click Manually connects to a wireless network, then click next. 1

5. Under Information for the wireless network you want to add

a) Enter miis into the Network name field.

b) Select WPA2-­‐Enterprise in the Security type dropdown menu.

c) Select AES in the Encryption type dropdown menu.

d) Check to select Start this connection automatically.

e) Click Next.

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6. Click Change connection settings.

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7. The Connection tab should look like this:

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8. Click on the Security tab, then Settings.

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9. Uncheck Varify the server’s identity by validating the certificate, then click the Configure button.

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10. Make sure the Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) checkbox is unchecked. Finally click OK.

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11. Click OK to close Protected EAP Properties.

12. In the Security tab, click on Advanced Settings.

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13. Check Specify Authentication mode and choose User Authentication. Click OK.

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14. Click OK to close miis Wireless Network properties.

15. Click Close to complete the setup.

A network dialog box will appear. If not, find the WiFi called miis. Enter your username and password (same as your email account). And then click OK. The username should be “MIDD\your_username”(MIDD\tsmith for example)

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You should now be connected to the miis network!

 

 

Scheduling a meeting in the Outlook Web App

Many students, faculty and staff rely on the Outlook Web App (OWA) calendar to plan and schedule meetings. This works only if the people attending the meeting keep their calendar up to date.

A best practice is to enter events in your own calendar that are labeled as “Available.” This allows people to indicate when you want meetings scheduled. An alternative is to enter “Busy” events, when you don’t want meetings scheduled.

To see another person’s schedule

  1. Visit the Outlook Web App website and login using your credentials.
  2. You should see four tabs at the very top: Mail, Calendar, People, Tasks – choose Calendar.
  3. It’s not very intuitive, but right-click on “People’s Calendar” and choose “Open calendar”.
  4. In “From directory,” enter the name of the person whose schedule you want to see.
  5. Select “Open.” You’ll see the person’s calendar in your list under “People’s Calendars.” You’ll see their existing meetings and courses as “busy.”

To schedule a meeting with someone

  1. In the OWA Calendar tab, choose “New event” on the left.
  2. The “Event” field is the brief summary and will appear as the email subject line.
  3. For “Location,” enter a location (for staff or faculty, enter their office number). You can use the “Scheduling Assistant” to see your schedule next to the attendees’ schedules.
  4. In “Attendees,” enter the people you would like to invite (you can invite multiple attendees).
  5. Choose a start time, and duration, and optionally enable a reminder.
  6. Enter any meeting notes below, such as the agenda. The meeting note will appear in the email body along with the details.

How do I access (log into) my MIIS email?

If you are a new student at MIIS wondering how to access your MIIS email, this article will show you how simple and easy it is!

1. Always go to mail.middlebury.edu to log into your MIIS email account.

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2. Under “User name,” enter your MIIS username (i.e. alicep). Do not enter a full MIIS email address (i.e. alicep@miis.edu). Under “Password,” simply put in your MIIS email password. If you haven’t set up (or completely forgot) your password yet, click here to read instructions on how to activate (or reset) yours.

3. When you successfully log into your MIIS email account for the first time, it will ask you to choose a time zone. We are in Pacific Time Zone (UTC-7).

 

Where can I brush up on my computer skills?

You have enough to worry about as a new student on campus, and using your computer should not be one of them. If you feel that your computer skills are insufficient or you find yourself struggling in your courses to keep up, Lynda online courses are  a great way to build your computer skills.

To access Lynda courses, visit go.middlebury.edu/lynda and log in with your Middlebury Network account. While you are here, you will have access to unlimited Lynda courses.

General courses

Windows 8

Windows 7

Mac OS X

And if you’re interested in learning the differences between Mac and Windows:

How do I reset my MIIS email password?

If your MIIS Wifi or email has suddenly stopped working, you’ve come to the right place! Every 6 months, you must reset your MIIS email password for security reasons.

1. Go to http://go.middlebury.edu/activate. Here you will need to enter your 8-digit Student ID number and your 6-digit BannerWeb PIN. If are unsure about your ID and PIN, click here.

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2. Once you’ve entered your ID and PIN, you will be asked to read and agree with the Statement of Responsible Computing. Click Agree and Submit.

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3. On this next page, you can reset your password. Keep in mind that you can use a slight variation of your old password so your new password will be easy to remember. (For example, you could switch from Monterey1! to Monterey.2)
**Pay close attention to the character requirements for passwords! You must use at least one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, one number, and one special character
. If you do not enter this properly, you will not be able to set a new password.

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4. Please be sure to write down your new password and store it in a safe place! You will need this new password for on-campus Wifi, printing, and accessing computers in the library, labs, etc.  If you forget your password, you can reset it at any time using the same site.

5. Keep in mind that you will need to update your password on all of your other devices (smartphone, tablet, etc). Your email username and password are the same for your on-campus Wifi. After you change your password, the old password stored on your computer for the MIIS Wifi will need to be changed as well. Come to the ITS Help Desk (CF 320) if you need help accessing Wifi after changing your password.

How do I set up Outlook on Windows 8 Laptops and Tablets

To set up the Outlook Desktop Client (not Webmail/OWA) you should be able to use the Auto-configuration steps.

(You might need to first click ‘Manual’ then switch back to ‘E-Mail/auto’ for the fields to become fillable.

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After clicking ‘Finish’ you should see a second login window.  This is normal.

You must select “other user” and enter your username with the “midd\”prefix and password.

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Check “Remember my credentials” and click OK.  You should then see your email begin to copy over.

At this point you are finished.

 

 

Manual Configuration – Use the steps below ONLY if the above does not work for you.

These steps should work for MS Office 2013 and Office 365.  For older versions of Office please see our Office 2010 setup guide.  The following screenshots were taken from Outlook 2013 but may also apply to the Windows Mail client.

If you have not set up your Email account, you will first need to do so at the Network Activation Page.

1. Launch Outlook or your Windows Mail program.

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2. Choose Manual setup.

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3. Choose Exchange.

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4. Enter Server as mail.middlebury.edu and enter your username.

Update: due to the latest Exchange server upgrade, mail.middlebury.edu will not work as the server name.  

You will need to contact the MIIS Helpdesk to obtain a unique ID to enter into this field.

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5. Choose “More Settings”

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6. Select “Exchange Proxy Settings”

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7. Enter the Connection settings as follows.

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8. Finish and Say OK.

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9. At the login window, be sure to add the “midd\” prefix to your username.

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10. Your emails should copy over from the Exchange server.

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How can I get a refund in Papercut?

1. Log into Papercut and find the “Recent Print Jobs” tab.

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2. Under Status, select “Request Refund”

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3. Enter a Reason for Request and click “Send”

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We try to process refunds on a monthly basis.

Contact the MIIS Helpdesk if you have problems with your refund.

How do I connect Windows 7 to the MIIS wireless network?

  1. Click the Wireless Network Connection icon on the Taskbar. The Wireless Network Connection Status dialog box opens.
  2. Click Open Network and Sharing Center.Capture9
  3. Click Manage wireless networks.
  4. On the next screen click Add.Capture8
  5. Click Manually create a network profile.
  6. Under Information for the wireless network you want to add
    1. Enter miis into the Network name field.
    2. Select WPA2-­‐Enterprise in the Security type dropdown menu.
    3. Select AES in the Encryption type dropdown menu.
    4. Check to select Start this connection automatically.
    5. Click Next.
  7. Click Change connection settings.
  8. The Connection tab should look like this:Capture1
  9. Click on the Security tab, then Settings.
  10. Uncheck Validate server certificate, then click the Configure button. capture10
  11. Uncheck the Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) checkbox. Finally click OK.
  12. Click OK to close Protected EAP Properties.
  13. In the Security tab, click on Advanced Settings.Capture2
  14. Check Specify Authentication mode and choose User Authentication. Click OK.
  15. Click OK to close miis Wireless Network properties.
  16. Click Close to complete the setup.

Once you have completed the configuration steps in the above section, you should be able to see a bubble pop up in the lower right hand corner of your task bar. You can then follow the below steps to connect to the network.

  1. Click on the bubble Additional information is required to connect to miis prompted in your task bar.Capture3
  2. A network dialog box will appear. Enter your username and password (same as your email account). And then click OK.Capture4

You should now be connected to the miis network!

How do I connect my Mac to the MIIS wireless network

Most of the time, to use the MIIS wireless network, all you need to do is the following:

  1. Click on the AirPort icon on the right end of the menu bar at the top of your screen.
  2. Select “miis” from the list.
  3. Enter your MIIS username and password (same as your email account), then click OK.
  4. Click Apply to save all changes

However, if the above procedure does not work for you, follow the steps below.

  1. Click on Airport icon on right-upper toolbar.
  2. From the drop-down menu, select Join Other Network
  3. Type miis in the Network Name field.
  4. Select WPA Enterprise or WPA2 Enterprise from the Security drop-down menu.
  5. Enter your network username and password (the same as your email account) in the User Name and Password fields, respectively.
  6. Click on Remember this network check-box.
  7. Click on Join to join the network.

 

How do I connect my iPhone/iPad to the wireless network?

Most of the time to use the MIIS wireless network, all you need to do is the following:

  1. On the home screen, press Settings
  2. On the left side of the following screen, press Wi-Fi
  3. Under choose a Network… select “miis“.
  4. Enter your MIIS account name and password (same as your email username and password), then press Join.
  5. If you are prompted to accept a certificate, press Continue or Accept

However, if the above procedure does not work, follow the steps below.

  1. On the home screen, press Settings.
  2. On the left of the following screen press Wi-Fi.
  3. On the right side press Other
  4. On the next screen, enter “miis” in the Name field, then press Security.
  5. Choose WPA2 Enterprise or WPA Enterprise, then press other network…
  6. Enter your MIIS username and password (same as your email username and password), then press Join.
  7. When prompted, press Accept or Continue.
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