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Obtaining Microsoft Office for Students, Faculty, and Staff.
Listing of academic software available to Students, Faculty, & Staff.
Adding the PaperCat Printer to a Mac Computer.
Instructions on how to connect a SmartDevice to Bates WiFi.
Steps for connecting and installing the PaperCat Printers for Faculty and Staff.
This knowledgebase article provides a list of all the PaperCat and Release Stations location on campus.
How to connect a Smart Device (TV, Amazon Alexa, Google Chrome Cast, etc.) or gaming console on the Bates Network?
Instructions for Connecting to the Bates WiFi Network.
Network Port Activation
Printing to the PaperCat Printers from an iOS Device.
Through the use of the MyVPN Web Service (myvpn.bates.edu), individuals may remotely access Bates Computer Lab Software that otherwise may not readily be available.
Instructions for dealing with a compromised password.
Printing to the PaperCat Printers on campus.
Setting up the PaperCat Printer to print from a Mac Computer.
We understand that access to computer labs and specialized software is important to your learning experiences. We have created the following resources to provide you with as much information about access to labs as possible. The buttons below will show you the current computers that are available in any computer lab.
If you are interested in seeing how busy a computer lab is, click on the link for that lab, and it will show you which computers are free/busy.
Student instructions for connecting to the PaperCat Printers.
Learn how to scan a document to your Bates email account.
PaperCat Print Release by using Tap and Go or Mobile Print Release.
Information about Usernames, User ID's, Passwords, and PINs!
All the basics to get you started with Bates Voicemail - from listening and retrieving messages (on and off-campus) to forwarding calls to voicemail.
Instructions for changing your Security Question in the Garnet Gateway.
When working between Office and Home, you can set up your default location status in your calendar for others to see. If your location plans change on any day, you can easily update your location without changing your default location settings.