IT Checklist

CONNECT TO THE INTERNET

  • In your device's WiFi settings, select MaroonWifi
  • Sign in with your Roanoke College username and password

SET UP YOUR E-MAIL ON YOUR CELL PHONE

  • In your device's Mail settings, select 'Add an account'
  • Select Exchange
  • Use outlook.office365.com for the server, if prompted
  • Sign in with your Roanoke College e-mail and password
  • You can also download the Outlook app from the App Store or Google Play store.

DOWNLOAD THE MOBILE APP

  • Have an iPhone or Android Phone? Download Ellucian Go from the App Store or Google Play store
  • Ellucian Go has it all: schedules, course registration, events, sports scores, dining menu, and even your mailbox combination

MAKE SURE YOUR LAPTOP GAME IS STRONG

  • Make sure your laptop makes the grade with Windows 10, Mac OS, or Linux with at least a 128GB hard drive and 4 GB of RAM
  • Microsoft Office can be downloaded for free at www.roanoke.edu/softwaredownload
  • If you are in the market for a new laptop, you can purchase a recommended Lenovo or Apple model at www.roanoke.edu/laptops

GET READY TO PRINT

  • Print in the computer labs, Fintel Library, or Colket Center
  • Students are given $50 credit a year
  • To print from your phone or tablet, send your document to print@roanoke.edu and release in any lab, Fintel Library or Colket Center with your MaroonCard
  • Print from your room with a personal printer connected by a USB cable (wireless printers can be used, but it is recommended you turn off the printer when not in use)

GET YOUR TV AND OTHER DEVICES READY

  • Supported Systems: Apple TV, Xbox One S, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, PSVita, Roku, Amazon Firestick, Nintendo 3DS
  • Unsupported Systems: Google Chromecast and Personal routers
  • TVs need a QAM tuner to pick up our cable TV channels, including HBO and Cinemax. Check out www.roanoke.edu/cable for more information
  • Be sure to bring a coaxial cable for cable TV
  • Get the WiFi key at www.roanoke.edu/WiFiKey
  • Connect to MaroonTVGaming
  • Enroll your device at https://forms.roanoke.edu/maroontvgaming-connect-request  

PROTECT YOUR COMPUTER

  • Get Sophos Anti-virus at www.roanoke.edu/softwaredownload
  • Ensure you have a strong password and don't share it with anyone
  • Set up a strong pin on your phone and tablet

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