Student Technology Survival Guide (Mac)
From WSU Technology Knowledge Base
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This page is designed to give students more information on how to perform important tasks on a Mac that will be crucial to his or her time here at WSU.
Where can I find more information about the E-Warrior Digital Life and Learning Program?
One very important place to find helpful information is the Resources Tab on the Winona State website.
Helpful Setup Guides
- **Click here to view/download the help document handout packet that you received during your laptop distribution. You can view these separately below.
Other Important Information
- Laptop Distribution Support
- Receiving your laptop and tablet
- What is e-Wazoo?
- Can I switch platforms if I'm not due for an exchange?
- Where can I find info on the current laptop models?
- What type of computer should I get based on my major?
- Where can I review the information that was covered in the laptop distributions/exchanges?
- Can I get more information about the graduate buyout program?
- Can I rent a laptop or other equipment?
- Exchanging Your WSU Laptop
- Connecting Wireless Media Devices to the Warrior Network
Mobile Devices and Agreements
- Laptop Distribution vs Exchange
- Mobile Device Agreement Video
- Where can I find the actual Laptop Agreement?
- My eHome
- Student Safe Computing
- I am a new student at WSU and was wondering how to get my D2L username and password, as well as my WSU email.
- WSU eMail is through Microsoft Office 365.
- Outlook Setup on Mac
- Full access via http://www.winona.edu/sky/
- The Outlook App is available and great to use on mobile devices.
- Where can I find out more about my WSU password?
- What happens to my email when I graduate?
- Your email account will be active for one full semester from the time you graduate. If you wish to keep it longer than that you need to call TSC Phone Support (507.457.5240) and ask for an extension.
- WSU Alumni Email
Cloud File Storage
Where can I find information about Microsoft Office 365 Services?
- What is Microsoft Office 365?
- How do I use this to set up Outlook?
- Can I set email on my Android,or Apple mobile device?
How do I use the printers on campus?
Where do I go if I have a technical question?
- You can get technical support in Somsen 207 or Library 105
- Information about the Technical Support Center
- Information about the E-Warrior Digital Learning Commons
- What does Walk-In Support do?
- What do I do if my laptop is lost or stolen?
- Is there somewhere I can get help online?
How can I make sure my computer data is safe?
External Optical Drive
Where can I find more information about the WSU network?
- Where can I find information about the StudentClubs or the StudentWebs servers?
- Can I connect to the network off campus using a VPN client?
- How do I install programs from the network?
- Where can I purchase software from the university?
- Which WSU Password should I use for what?
I have some basic questions about how to use my Mac?
- I'm new to Mac and I'm used to PC, what are some similarities?
- Does Apple have a general walkthrough?
- How do I take a screenshot?
- How should I go about cleaning my computer?
- Where can I find more information about iTunes?
- How do I rename a folder/file?
- Where can I find general information about how to use Microsoft Word?
- Where can I find general information about how to use Microsoft PowerPoint?