Campus Connect Archives


September 1, 2012 9:39 am

I’m in the habit of keeping my schedule in a personal Google Calendar. What should I do?

We encourage you to move to the Bates calendar. But if you insist, we advise sharing your personal calendar with…


September 1, 2012 9:36 am

Can anyone randomly schedule a meeting with me?

We recommend that you do not accept meetings by default. Go to Calendar/Settings and verify that your preference is set…


September 1, 2012 9:30 am

Who can see the details of my calendar?

Unless you have shared your calendar with others, Bates users see only whether you are free or busy. No details…


September 1, 2012 9:26 am

Can I ignore my Google Calendar?

Yes. There is no mandate for use. But we suggest developing an understanding and expectation of how others with whom…


June 29, 2012 4:47 pm

How do I share my calendar with my department?

To share a calendar with your department, you need to share the calendar with each person manually. To share, find…


June 29, 2012 4:21 pm

Creating Shortcuts for Gmail

You must make sure you are logged out of your email and calendar before you create a shortcut. To create…


June 29, 2012 4:04 pm

Can I log in from the Gmail page?

Yes. To log in from Google, you should enter your full Bates email as the username and then press sign…


June 26, 2012 6:46 pm

Do Google Docs use spell check?

Yes, the Google files have automatic spell check that will underline in red misspelled words.


June 26, 2012 6:45 pm

Are there keyboard shortcuts for Google Docs?

Yes, you can visit the Google Docs Help Center for a full list of keyboard shortcuts.


June 26, 2012 6:37 pm

How do I save a Google Doc?

The Google Doc files are saved automatically and frequently. You don’t need to manually save it.