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Information for All New Employees

Below are some resources you will need as you get started as a new employee of Bridgewater College!

Checking your email from MyBC:

Here is more information about how to check your email from MyBC, the "hub" of information.

https://bridgewater.box.com/s/lhtebigyyo3twijdyfhumigkxg4ver2e

Parking Permits:

For more information regarding registering for a parking permit for Bridgewater College, please read the following article.

https://bridgewater.box.com/s/7a1onflesr7wgpqfa9g5q23em9z7nqst

Registering for Emergency Alerts:

This article guides you through registering your device for emergency alerts.

https://bridgewater.box.com/s/hfmsw5lvuhdrc1l2dnf6nshddbw4eyko

Adding a Signature to your email:

Bridgewater College would like everyone to have the same signature on emails. Below are directions on how to add the Bridgewater College signature to your email in Outlook (desktop/laptop version) and Outlook Webapp (linked to MyBC).

https://bridgewater.box.com/s/1cj9og3qpolnvymrw31mw5m0bp53dwfj

Accessing your Email from your smartphone:

These directions explain how to get your Bridgewater College email synced to your smartphone.

https://bridgewater.box.com/s/jykvzdeamhhczjwl0g1d8mk3jsq0be7g

To change and/or reset your password:

You will need to change your password on a regular basis and when you feel that your password has been compromised. Passwords cannot contain your name and need to contain 8-15 characters and upper case letters, number, and/or special character. Here is the link to reset or change your password.

https://mypassword.bridgewater.edu

Remote Access to a College Computer Environment: This will allow you to access a working environment similar to your college computer from home.

https://bridgewater.box.com/s/kidpak2mi3nlex0iv5v5eckv12dr3hwr

This article will show you how to install the RD client app on your computer if you have a Mac running osX, any IOS device, Android device, or Windows 10.

https://bridgewater.box.com/s/vqmyytqj01rsdpa56nmpoglvd47ytlmp

Wireless WiFi:

Wireless is provided to all students, faculty, and staff on campus. BCSecureWiFi is our secure network for your personal laptop, tablet, and/or smartphone. BCWifi is our network for gaming devices, smart TVs, streaming devices, and guests.

https://bridgewater.box.com/s/iv7d5ass1dztmr12p61cip9isxq3zfil

BOX:

Box gives you unlimited cloud storage and the ability to access your files from any device with Wifi connection and the Box app installed on smart phones and tablets. Collaboration is easily done through file and folder sharing and the integration with Office Online. Box is another great option for backing up files.

https://wp.bridgewater.edu/instructionaltechnology/box/
https://bridgewater.app.box.com

Free Office 365:

Microsoft Office 365 is available for free installation on up to 5 devices for Bridgewater College students, staff, and faculty for PCs and Macs.

https://bridgewater.box.com/s/hzwxrb6t3xe4yhozdpcj4l1419eyc3zy

Information for New Faculty Members

The information here is more targeted towards new Faculty members. However, staff may still find the links and information in this section useful depending on their responsibilities here at the college.

Student Device Requirement-BYOD Policy:

Bridgewater College has a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy for students. The College provides Microsoft Office for both PC and Macs free of charge. Virtual computer labs have been created for students to access the campus core software, such as Mathmatica and SPSS. Here is more information regarding the BYOD policy and purchasing guide:

https://bridgewater.box.com/s/9kyn57p3i3rgwjrutgbvswpe7x6j2ojx

Akademos:

Akademos is the online textbook store where faculty adopt the textbooks that are needed for courses. Students will visit this site to find out what textbooks need to be purchased for courses. Students can purchase books from Akademos.

https://bridgewater.textbookx.com/institutional/index.php

Canvas- Learning Management System:

Canvas is the primary learning management for Bridgewater College. Here is a collection of Canvas resources:

https://wp.bridgewater.edu/instructionaltechnology/canvas/

Instructional Technology at BC-Instructional Designer’s Website:

Emily Goodwin, instructional designer, has a website for resources and how-tos. Please visit the site for resources.

https://wp.bridgewater.edu/instructionaltechnology/

Digital Scholarship Gurus:

The Digital Scholarship Gurus are trained Bridgewater College students working with the IT Center. They strive to educate Bridgewater’s campus by implementing digital media strategies because of their passion for digital media providing a deeper insight into innovative ways of thinking. They offer design suggestions, how-tos, and host workshops. Please visit their site for more information.

https://wp.bridgewater.edu/gurus/

Registrar's Information to new Faculty:

Entering Grades Using Self Service:

Here are some documents that explain how to enter grades on MyBC.

Midterm Grades: https://bridgewater.box.com/s/bl8h3sc9xy3c72oyxumq8m6i48oasmqg
Final Grades: https://bridgewater.box.com/s/ucxrzmb9185jfi7ewdrcszfr9y53hrha

Verifying Class Rosters Using Self Service:

Here is information that explains how to verify your class rosters on MyBC. https://bridgewater.box.com/s/av7xe7sbgbn4qgskg65ryb6z76lgsas0

Here are steps to find the Registrar’s page on MyBC:

Library Information for New Faculty Members:

Library For Faculty Page:

http://libguides.bridgewater.edu/forfaculty

ALEX Discovery:

https://bridgewatercollege.on.worldcat.org/discovery

Databases A-Z:

http://libguides.bridgewater.edu/az.php

Library Main Page:

http://www.bridgewater.edu/library