Archives for "Networking & Connectivity WiFi"


January 8, 2018 4:37 pm

How do I connect my iPhone/iPad to Bates WiFi?

You will want to connect your iOS Device to the Bates Secure WiFi and not Bates Open WiFi. The Bates…


September 6, 2017 2:16 pm

How do I disconnect my iOS Device from Bates Secure so I can update my WiFi password?

If you have recently changed your Bates Network Password, you may need to force your iOS Device to reconnect to…


September 6, 2017 2:03 pm

How do I connect to a Network Server from on-campus to access network/departmental files? 

Connecting to a Network File Server from On-Campus* Microsoft Windows Vista/7/8: Connecting to a File Server Click the Start button In the Search field type: \\belfast, \\china, \\denmark,…


September 5, 2017 4:17 pm

What is the process for having a Network Port activated in my Residence Hall?

Network Ports are typically not automatically activated in a Residence Hall Rooms/Suites. If you would like to have a network…


September 5, 2017 3:48 pm

My Bates Password is about to expire, what should I do?

Your Bates Password will expire every 365 days, and you will be forced to change it. You may also change your…


September 1, 2017 10:55 am

Where are the public computer labs located on-campus?

The following is a list of public computer labs that are available on-campus. Please check the availability of the computer…


August 31, 2017 5:06 pm

How do I stop my iPhone from connecting to Bates Open SSID?

If you have previously connected your iPhone to the Bates Open SSID WiFi and you have also connected to the…


July 17, 2017 11:37 am

How do I connect to Etna from a Microsoft Windows Computer?

Etna provides individuals with network file storage. The focal use of Etna is for scholarship and classes.  Windows 7: Click…


May 23, 2017 3:38 pm

Why do we need this level of security? What are we trying to protect?

The College takes the security of our network and systems seriously. Your personal files, email, and other documents are important…


May 23, 2017 3:37 pm

What happens to my College-owned laptop when I change my password while off-campus?

If you change your password while you are off campus your laptop will not be immediately updated with the new…