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How to connect to the Middlebury College WiFi

As of June 4, 2017, the current Monterey campus wireless networks miis, miismobile, and miisguest will be retired (turned off) and two new wireless networks will be available to connect your wireless devices:

  • MiddleburyCollege – for anybody with a Middlebury hosted email account, i.e. if you have a MIIS/Middlebury email account
  • MiddleburyGuest – for all others


Connecting to MiddleburyCollege

  1. If using a laptop, click the wireless icon (Wirelessicon-win10.jpg) located on the far right of the task bar along the bottom of your screen. On a mobile phone, go to the WiFi set-up panel.
  2. Click MiddleburyCollege, then click Connect.
  3. If you are prompted for Network Authentication, enter your [username]@middlebury.edu email account name and your usual email password.  When you Connect/Join the new network, accept the certificate if asked for this. For example:

WiFi Name: MiddleburyCollege

Username: jsmith@middlebury.edu

Password: ********

Connecting to MiddleburyGuest

  1. Turn on your wireless device then select the MiddleburyGuest wireless network.
  2. Open a web browser; you should be welcomed by Middlebury’s wireless portal page.
  3. Click Create Basic Guest Account.
    • Please complete the form as directed:
    • Type your name, phone number, and email address.
    • Review the terms of use then check the box to accept the terms.
  4. Click Register to complete your account creation process. You will receive a text message and an e-mail with your password.










5. Click Log In and enter your e-mail address and password to connect to the MiddleburyGuest wireless network using your new account.

Should you have any questions, contact the ITS Help Desk at 831-647-6656 or by email at helpdesk@miis.edu.

How do I set up Outlook 2016 on Windows

Follow the instructions below to configure Outlook on your laptop/computer to send and receive MIIS emails.

(Note: If you do not have Outlook on your laptop, you can also access Outlook Webmail online following the instructions here.)

Skip steps 1-3 if you’re launching Outlook for the first time as it will automatically ask you if you want to create a new account.

1. Open Outlook.

2. Click to open the File tab.






3. From the File tab, click Info and then click Add Account.

4. When asked if you want to set up Outlook to connect to an email account, select Yes and then click Next.The Auto Account Setup wizard opens. Enter your name, your email address using your username@miis.edu, and your email password. Then, click Next.

A pop-up will appear for you to login to the Middlebury mail account. This time, input your username@middlebury.edu, and your email password, then click Sign in. Remember to change it to @middlebury.edu.

5. Outlook will complete the setup for your account, which might take several minutes. When you are notified that your account was successfully configured, click Finish.You may need to restart Outlook for the changes to take effect.

6. If the above steps do not work (or if you use another email client), you can manually set-up using the following settings:

Incoming IMAP server
User: <username>@middlebury.edu
Server: outlook.office365.com
Port: 993
Encryption Method: SSL

Outgoing SMTP server
Server name: smtp.office365.com
Port: 587
Encryption method: TLS

7. When all else fails, use Outlook Webmail.

How do I set-up my new Polycom VVX 310 phone?


**This phone system was retired on June 1st 2018**

Below are instructions for setting-up your new Polycom VVX 310 phone.

The first task you should do is change your password then set up a new greeting. Follow the instructions below:

Setting Up Voicemail

  1. Press the “Message Center” button to access your voice mailbox. When voice mail answers you’ll be prompted for a password.
  2. Enter the default PIN, 2580####, where #### is your extension.
  3. Once in your voice mailbox, press 0 (zero) for Mailbox Options. From the Options menu you’ll want to visit each these options:
    1 – Record “unavailable” greeting
    3 – Record your name
    5 – Change your PIN

Phone Views

Your phone has several views: Home, Calls, and Lines view (the default). When you are on a call, the Calls or Active Calls views display on the screen.


Soft Keys

Some of the views have additional options displayed along the bottom of the screen. Use the physical button below the “soft key” to select.


Transferring Calls

Press the Transfer button,3 , and dial the destination number. When you hear ringing, or after you talk with the other party, press the Transfer button again, then hang up.

Forwarding Calls

To forward all incoming calls:

  1. Press the Home button, then scroll right to the Forward option and select.
  2. Press the select button for Always, or press 1.
  3. Enter the forwarding number. If the number is off campus, prefix the number with 9.
  4. Press the Enable soft key. The forwarding number will display in the upper right of the screen.

To disable forwarding, return to the Forward menu, select the forward type (e.g. Always) and press the Disable soft key.

Placing Conference Calls

  1. Call the first party.
  2. After the call connects, press the More soft key, then the Confrnc soft key.
  3. Dial the second number. After the second number connects, press Confrnc again.

While in a conference call, from the Lines or Calls view, you can:

  •  Press Hold to hold all participants.
  •  Press End Call to remove yourself from the call, but keep the other participants connected.
  •  Press Manage (if available) to manage each participant.
  •  Press Split to end the conference and hold all participants.

Viewing Recent Calls

From Lines view (the default) press the down arrow on the Navigation button. This displays Call Lists (Missed Calls). From Lines view press the right arrow for Call Lists (Placed Calls).

From the Call Lists menu, press the Type soft key to see a menu for:

  • All Calls
  • Received Calls
  • Missed Calls
  • Placed Calls

Listening to Voice Mail

Once logged into voice mailbox follow the prompts for navigating your messages. Frequently used options are listed below. From the main menu:


Checking Voice Mail from off Campus

Dial your direct extension and wait for your voice mail greeting to pick up. When you hear your greeting, press star * to access your voice mail.  Enter your voice mail password when prompted, and follow the directions.

How can I print wirelessly from my PC? (Windows 7)

Faculty and staff can contact the ITS Helpdesk to obtain the IP address of the copier for installation. In addition, this article applies only to Faculty and Staff PCs using the Windows 10 operating system. Students must use the Web Print feature in Papercut to print wirelessly to a Papercut Printer.

To connect to a Faculty or Staff printer, please identify the location, model number, and IP address of the copier.   We currently use Canon printers with varying model numbers.  This article will cover the setup of a Canon 4225. You may want to make an appointment with the ITS Helpdesk for assistance with this installation.

1. Do a Google search on the copier model number.  Example, “Canon 4225 driver”  This should lead you to the specific printer’s resource page.

2. Select “Drivers and Downloads” and expand the Drivers menu.  Your Windows operating system should be detected.


3. Download and install the latest UFRII driver. Extract the file once downloaded.

4. Click on the Setup file. When you see a prompt saying, “Windows protected your PC,” click on More Info.

screenshot windows

5. Click Run Anyway.

screenshot windows2

7. Once the driver files are extracted, click Setup. When see a prompt saying, “Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your PC?” click Yes.

8. Under the license agreement, click Yes.

9. Under the Printer Setup, select Custom. Click Next.

printer setup

10. On the next window, select Add New Printers under UFR II Printer Driver. Click Next.


11. Select the printer driver to install. In this case, tick Canon 4225. Click Next.



12. On the next window, under Port, click Add Port. Select Standard TCP/IP Port. Click Ok.

13. An Add Standard TCP/IP Printer Port Wizard will appear. Click Next.

13. On the next window, fill-out the Printer Name Name or IP Address with the IP address of the printer you wish to install.  Contact the ITS Helpdesk to obtain your printer’s IP address. It is also recommended to change the port name. (ie. McCone 1st Floor, or McGowan 200, etc.). Click Next.


14. Click Finish once the port is added.

15. Once back to the Printer Information window, click Next.


16. On the next window, click Start. This will start the printer installation.

17. The setup is now complete. Now is also good time to print a test page to ensure that your printer installation was successful.

As mentioned earlier, please visit the ITS Helpdesk for assistance with this setup.

Thank you for reading.

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