Your Student Guide to Information Services
IS Student News
To our campus community: As many of you know, our department typically publishes content related to technology resources, system maintenance, and user education of our tools. We’re reminded that questions of technology, digital access, and data are not separate from social justice and racial equity. We must further admit that, although we try to be…
We’re pleased to share that Microsoft has successfully implemented a 3×3 camera view in Teams and this is now available at Kalamazoo College! The ability to view nine participants simultaneously should be activated by default for all Calls participants. Seeing additional participants has been a popular request, and we hope this will encourage more users…
Popular Resources for Your Academics
The following resources will be used regularly during your educational endeavors here at Kalamazoo College. Don’t see something that you’re looking for? Visit our Tech Support from a Distance section to connect with us.
The Kalamazoo College email system is Microsoft Exchange also known as Webmail or Outlook Web Access (OWA). Webmail provides access to your Exchange email messages, calendar and contact information using only a web browser. Visit the Kalamazoo College Webmail page to log into your account.
Don’t have Microsoft products on your laptop or desktop? Not a problem! K students have free access to Office 365 which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Sway, Teams, Stream, and online file storage space in OneDrive. Visit office.com and enter your long form kzoo.edu email address to start using Office 365.
Moodle is the course management system where you can access instructor course materials, your grades throughout the quarter, and more. Visit the Kalamazoo College Moodle site to login and see your courses at the beginning of the quarter.
Although the computer labs are unavailable at this time certain lab software can still be remotely accessed! Visit the Virtual Access to Computer Lab Software page or watch the Virtual Access to Computer Labs video tutorial to get started.
Microsoft Stream is a secure platform where students, faculty, and staff can upload, view, and share videos within the College. Like other video sharing services you can also like, share, comment, tag timecodes, and more. Visit the Video Streaming page for more information or watch the Stream video tour on our Tech Talks Channel.
K’s official mobile app includes campus news and events, course information for students, links to department websites, office phone numbers and locations, and more.
Adobe Creative Cloud
Did you know that Adobe Creative Cloud can be downloaded and installed on your device for free! Until June 6, 2020 students can download and install creative cloud apps. Visit the Adobe Creative Cloud page for more information.
Tech Support from a Distance
The Information Services Website
The IS website recently underwent a huge reorganization. Based on student feedback from our Spring 2019 usability testing we have made independent troubleshooting a priority. Be sure to first use the IS website if you’re having technical difficulties.
Search Tip : Use the IS Search on the right sidebar (or near the bottom of the page if on a mobile device) to find the information you need faster!
Are you still not finding how to solve your issue on the website? Email our Student Computer Consultants at StuTech@kzoo.edu.
- Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 10 p.m EDT.
Email Tips : Provide a precise and concise subject line of what you would like solved. Add the steps that you took leading up to the issue and add a screenshot of the issue you’re experiencing.
Call the Help Desk
If you are unable to solve issues with one of your K College accounts you can call the Help Desk at 269.337.5800 between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday. Please note that with the shift to distance learning for the Spring term, the Help Desk may be experiencing a high volume of requests and response times may be longer than usual.
Are you having issues with Moodle? If so, please inform your professor and they will help direct you from there.
Your Librarians are here for you! Connect with us on the Library website!
Do you feel like we’re missing something? If so, please let us know by contacting the Web Services Specialist, Katrina Frank at Katrina.Frank@kzoo.edu.