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+apple macintosh
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+apple -macintosh
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+apple ~macintosh
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+apple +(>turnover <strudel)
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apple*
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Logging into SelfService (eWeb)
Access Self Service (eWeb) by first logging into Office 365. You no longer need your Eastern ID and PIN. Accessing from the O365 portal page: Access SelfService (eWeb) through the Office 365 portal at: ...
rating 01 Oct, 2019
Password Management
Password Management: A. When a notification states your password is expired or will expire soon B. To change a password that has not yet expired NOTE: If you've forgotten your password, you will need to contact the ITS Help Desk at (860)-465-4346 and select Option 1. A. When a notification...
rating 01 Oct, 2019
Connecting to Wi-Fi at Eastern and Finding Your Mac Address
The instructions below relate to using ECSU-BYOD or ECSU BYOD5. If you are using eduroam, please see Article 180: Wireless Services. Temporary Access Eastern WiFi will allow account holders to connect devices that have browsers and keyboard input (computers, tablets, phones, etc.) when they...
rating 01 Oct, 2019
View Only Your Account Doesn't Allow Editing on a Mac - Office 365 Error
After installing Office 365 apps on a personally owned Mac some users get an error that says: View Only. Your account doesn't allow editing on a Mac. To learn more, contact your admin about your Office plan This article lists possible solutions to the issue. First verify that you are using...
rating 19 Mar, 2019
How to Start a New Club or Organization
Forming a Student Organization is not as complicated as you may have heard it to be. There are several steps that you have to complete before you can be recognized as an established organization. The steps can be easily followed because they are all connected and flow together making the process...
rating 03 Jul, 2018


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VPN Login for Students
VPN Login for Students The ECSU VPN server is a device that creates a Virtual Private Network between your home computer and the Eastern campus. With a VPN connection, you may send files back and forth via the Internet without anyone eavesdropping. IMPORTANT: Your username must be typed as...
rating 20 Nov, 2019
VPN Login for Faculty and Staff
The ECSU VPN server is a device that creates a Virtual Private Network between your home computer and the Eastern campus. With a VPN connection, you may access files on your Z-drive via the Internet or remote control your office computer from home. IMPORTANT: Only the departments using the ITS...
rating 13 Nov, 2019
Remote Desktop Access
The following will allow you to gain access to your desktop computer from home via the VPN. IMPORTANT: The VPN server will auto disconnect you after either ten minutes of inactivity, or one hour of connect time. If you still have work to do, you may browse back to the VPN server and sign back in...
rating 13 Nov, 2019
Skype for Business and Outside Contacts
Skype for Business should be installed on your office computer, if you would like to install it on your personal machine refer to Article 477: MS Office 365 Using Skype for Business requires a microphone, as well as a camera if you want to use video. Many lecterns on campus are equipped with a...
rating 12 Nov, 2019
Email Web Access
Email Web Access Faculty, Staff, and Students can access their email online using the following URL: Office 365 Portal IMPORTANT: When entering your account info use the whole email address. On campus access of web mail should not require Multi Factor Authentication (MFA). Accessing...
rating 12 Nov, 2019