New to Albion

Academic Specific Software

Albion has license agreements with numerous software providers. These agreements vary in their size and scope. If you would like to request academic software or inquire on currently licensed software, please contact .

Accessing the Wireless Network

Albion Albion offers wireless networking throughout academic spaces and in common areas of residence halls. Please see the link below for more information (http://www.albion.edu/wireless) 

ACIS

ACIS is an acronym for Albion College Information System. All Albion College employees use this site to access self service resources (time clock, pay stubs, etc.). Faculty use this site to post grades while students use it for course registration and checking grades. The site also allows Students to view financial aid and account information.

Albion 1Card

The Albion 1Card is the official identification card of Albion College. Issued to all members of the College Community, it is required for identification and access to essential campus services. It also offers a convenient declining balance debit account - Briton Bucks - for making purchases on and around campus.

Albion Email

Albion College has partnered with Google Apps for Education to bring you this commonly used and robust email platform. Email support can be found on the IT site at http://www.albion.edu/student-life/information-technology/support/emails-and-passwords

Banner

Administrative software for Student, Financial Aid, Finance, Human Resources and Development data. New faculty members receive their Banner and ACIS login credentials from the Registrar at their orientation meeting. Staff receive them by request from their supervisor. 

Banner Reports

Banner reports require both network authentication and a Banner login. Information including budget information can be acquired from these reports. 

Campus Blogs

All members of the college community are invited to share what they are thinking about. Anyone with an albion.edu email address can get started in minutes. Sign up at campus.albion.edu.

Classroom Technology

Technology guides for each classroom and media cart on campus, as well as software and troubleshooting guides. Campus computer lab information, locations and reservations. To reserve a lab for periodic instruction, please complete the lab reservation form linked here: http://www.albion.edu/student-life/information-technology/support/computer-labs/2808-computer-lab-reservation-form.

Course Management System

Moodle is the course management system at Albion. No web editing experience needed; it’s that simple!

Door Access

To request door access for students or employees, please email . Please keep in mind that these requests sometimes take up to a week to complete. Only Vice-Presidents or Department Heads may authorize staff members to have access to areas with key card locks. The policy for authorizations can be seen at: http://www.albion.edu/student-life/information-technology/support/keys-and-authorizations/2877-authorizations

File Storage Space

Albion College provides file storage space to all faculty, staff, and students that is backed up nightly. Network drive space falls into two categories: Enterprise class storage which is backed up nightly and Commodity class storage which is not backed up. Please see this link for more information http://www.albion.edu/student-life/information-technology/support/networking/2823-computer-and-network-drives

Microsoft Office

Office 2010 for Windows and Office 2011 for Mac are available for all faculty and staff office machines. Office 365 is available for faculty, staff and students at no additional cost through our Microsoft Campus Agreement. Faculty and staff can download the current version of Microsoft Office under our work-at-home licensing agreement.

People Directory

The people directory is the easiest way to find contact information for people within the campus community.

Prepare your Computer for Albion College

Computer specifications needed for students, faculty and staff if bringing a computer from home. 

Technology Equipment Rental

Information Technology is happy to offer a wide range of equipment to campus users on a short term basis at no cost.  Follow this link to view what is available to you and complete an online request form. 

Technology Training

Instructional Technology offers various types of training from one-on-one, to workshops, as well as online guides and tutorials. To schedule a training, please fill out the one-on-one training request. For more information on trainings, workshops or online tutorials, please check the daily announcements or contact

Telephones, Voicemail and Cable TV (on-campus)

Find user guides for using your phone and setting up voicemail. If staying on campus, or in Albion, cable TV channels provided by WOW TV can also be found here. 

Web Assistance

For assistance with your departmental or personal web pages, please email .