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As of the date of this post, all MIIS faculty, staff and students can download the Office Suite apps onto their personal computer for free using their Middlebury credentials.
To download Office 365 apps, follow the steps below:
1, Sign into your Webmail account with your middlebury.edu email and password
2, Click on the grid in the upper left hand corner of the screen
3, Select Office 365 at the top right; a new tab will open up (Microsoft Office Home)
4, On the new tab, select Install Office Apps on the upper right hand side of the screen
5, Select Office 2016 and follow the instructions (you can use your middlebury.edu credentials if asked to authenticate Office)
For the best results, we recommend that you update your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to the latest iOS. At this time, the latest is iOS 10. For more information on updating your Apple products, please refer to Apple’s support article.
Following the steps below will help you set up your MIIS email on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. We have included screenshots from setup on an iPhone, but the process is the same for the other devices.
1. On the Home Screen, tap on the “Settings” icon.
2. Tap on “Mail”.
5. Select “Exchange”.
6. Enter your email address and password. On this screen, you may use @miis.edu for your email address. The Description field is specific to yourself and merely allows you to differentiate between your accounts in the Mail app, so choose something that will help you do that (e.g. “MIIS” or “MIIS Mail”). Tap Next.
7. Use these specific settings:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com **
Password: Your MIIS account password
**The “email” field is the reply-to address, so this is the address others will see when you email them. So depending on whether you prefer to use @middlebury.edu or @miis.edu, use your preference. The username field MUST be @middlebury.edu.
Tap Save, and the settings will be verified with the Exchange server. If you get an error message, check the details you have entered.
8. Select whether you want just your Mail to be synced on the device, or also your Contacts and Calendars (if you have any on your MIIS Exchange account). **Unless you keep an up-to-date list of contacts in Outlook, you should not synchronize contacts because your existing contacts on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch will be deleted. The same goes for your calendar. If you use your device’s calendar to organize your schedule, you should not synchronize your calendar. Tap Save.
If you have any further questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or (831) 647-6656, or come visit us on campus in Casa Fuente 320.
Disclaimer: We provide these steps as a convenience to those who prefer to use Gmail as their email interface. If your MIIS email password expires, or if you change it – you are responsible for updating your Gmail account with your new credentials. ITS Helpdesk supports Microsoft Office 365 for its users and it’s expected that those choosing to use Gmail or another service will be responsible for maintaining authentication to that service.
That being said…
- Log in to your gmail account:
2. Click the “Settings” button at the top right corner of your gmail interface:
3. Find the item titled as “Send mail as” and then click “Add another email address you own”.
4. Now you can give this account a name and add your MIIS email account as: email@example.com Then click “Next Step”.
5. Put in “smtp.office365.com” as the “SMTP Server” and “587” as the “Port”. Your username and password for the MIIS email should be put there too. Then select “Secured connection using TLS” and click “Add Account”.
6. Within several minutes, you should get an email from gmail with the verification code. You can either click on the link in the confirmation email or enter the code.
7. Now……………TA-DA! Your MIIS email address should show up underneath your gmail address. You can select which email address to send mails from next time you log in to your gmail account now!
8. If you have any problem with doing this, you can always call IT Help Desk or visit us on the 3rd floor of Casa Fuente! Good luck~
1. Right click the Wireless Network Connection icon on the Taskbar.
2. Click Open Network and Sharing Center.
5. Under Information for the wireless network you want to add
a) Enter MiddleburyCollege 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.
6. Click Change connection settings.
7. The Connection tab should look like this:
8. Click on the Security tab, then Settings.
9. Uncheck Varify the server’s identity by validating the certificate, then click the Configure button.
10. Make sure the Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) checkbox is unchecked. Finally click OK.
11. Click OK to close Protected EAP Properties.
12. In the Security tab, click on Advanced Settings.
13. Check Specify Authentication mode and choose User Authentication. Click OK.
14. Click OK to close MiddleburyCollege Wireless Network properties.
15. Click Close to complete the setup.
A network dialog box will appear. If not, find the WiFi called MiddleburyCollege. 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)
You should now be connected to the MiddleburyCollege network!
Many students, faculty and staff rely on the Outlook (Exchange) calendar to plan and schedule meetings. This works only if the people attending the meeting keep their calendar up to date.
To assist with scheduling events, a best practice is to enter “Busy” events, when you don’t want meetings scheduled. For example, if I’m taking Friday off, I would create a “Busy” event from 8am to 5pm on Friday.
To see another person’s schedule
- Visit the Office 365 website and login using your credentials (your username should use middlebury.edu, not miis.edu).
- Click the Applications icon (the 3×3 grid in the upper left) and choose Calendar.
- In the left, right-click on “Other calendars” and choose “Open calendar.” The “Open calendar” dialog appears.
- Enter the name of the person whose schedule you want to add and choose “Open.”
- You’ll see the person’s calendar in your list under “Other Calendars.”
- Click the calendar of the person you added to see their events alongside yours (or deselect your calendar if you just want to see another person’s calendar).
To schedule a meeting with someone
- In the Calendar app, choose “New” in the menubar.
- The “Event” field is the brief summary and will appear as the email subject line.
- 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.
- In “Attendees,” enter the people you would like to invite (you can invite multiple attendees).
- Choose a start time, and duration, and optionally enable a reminder, but keep in mind the reminder will be active for the people you invite, which I find annoying.
- Enter any meeting notes below, such as the agenda. The meeting note will appear in the email body along with the details.
PLEASE VISIT HTTP://GO.MIIS.EDU/OUTLOOK TO ACCESS YOUR MIDDLEBURY EMAIL.
Login with your middlebury.edu email address, which is the same as your miis.edu address. Just replace miis.edu with middlebury.edu. Use the same password you currently have.
It should redirect you to a Middlebury login page. If not click this link https://outlook.com/owa/middlebury.edu.
Enter your Middlebury email address (firstname.lastname@example.org). Do not use ‘@miis.edu’ for your email address. Then enter your current email password. If you haven’t set up, or you forgot your password, PLEASE READ how to activate (or reset) your password.
When you successfully log into your Middlebury email account for the first time, it will ask you to choose a time zone. We are in Pacific Time Zone (UTC-7)
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.miis.edu/lynda and create an account using your Middlebury email address.
Mac OS X
And if you’re interested in learning the differences between Mac and Windows:
1. Log into Papercut and find the “Recent Print Jobs” tab.
2. Under Status, select “Request Refund”
3. Enter a Reason for Request and click “Send”
We try to process refunds on a monthly basis.
Contact the MIIS Helpdesk if you have problems with your refund.
Note: these steps are to be used only if you are unable to connect Windows 7 to WiFi using the standard procedure here: http://sites.miis.edu/kb/2017/05/22/how-to-connect-to-the-miis-wifi/
- Click the Wireless Network Connection icon on the Taskbar. The Wireless Network Connection Status dialog box opens.
- Click Open Network and Sharing Center.
- Click Manage wireless networks.
- On the next screen click Add.
- Click Manually create a network profile.
- Under Information for the wireless network you want to add
- Enter MiddleburyCollege into the Network name field.
- Select WPA2-‐Enterprise in the Security type dropdown menu.
- Select AES in the Encryption type dropdown menu.
- Check to select Start this connection automatically.
- Click Next.
- Click Change connection settings.
- The Connection tab should look like this:
- Click on the Security tab, then Settings.
- Uncheck Validate server certificate, then click the Configure button.
- Uncheck the Automatically use my Windows logon name and password (and domain if any) checkbox. Finally click OK.
- Click OK to close Protected EAP Properties.
- In the Security tab, click on Advanced Settings.
- Check Specify Authentication mode and choose User Authentication. Click OK.
- Click OK to close MiddleburyCollege Wireless Network properties.
- 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.
- Click on the bubble Additional information is required to connect to MiddleburyCollege prompted in your task bar.
- A network dialog box will appear. Enter your username and password (same as your email account). And then click OK.
You should now be connected to the MiddleburyCollege WiFi network!