Your Student Guide to Information Services
IS Student News
The Information Services (IS) team is here to help get you ready for the quarter! Please view all of the helpful resources below to see how to get connected, access your accounts, and who to contact in need.
We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications from students to borrow a laptop for spring term 2021. Applications must be received by February 26, 2021.
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 and View the Student Moodle Quick Guide for more information on enrolling in your classes, submitting assignments and more.
Kalamazoo College offers standard laser printing, color and large format/poster printing, and 3D printing for current students, faculty, and staff. For more information on printer locations, cost, print credits allotments, and how to set up wireless printing using PaperCut visit the printing page.
Are you in a club or part of a larger effort and interested in file sharing, instant messaging, and meeting through calling or video chat? Look into Microsoft Teams for communicating all in one place!
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.
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.
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 email the Help Desk at HelpDesk@kzoo.edu. Please note that the Help Desk is open Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with staff at the Help Desk from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. beginning the second week of the quarter.
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.