Information for All New Employees
Below is all the technical information you'll need getting started as a new employee of Bridgewater College!
Computer Use and File Sharing Policy -
You are agreeing to this policy every time you log into MyBC or onto a college owned computer.
Adding a Signature to your email -
Bridgewater College would like everyone to have the same signature on emails. Below are links to directions on how to add the Bridgewater College signature to your email.
Adding a signature from Outlook: https://helpdesk.bridgewater.edu/index.php?/default_import/Knowledgebase/Article/View/181/0/configure-bridgewater-outlook-signature
Adding a signature to your email through Outlook on MyBC: https://wp.bridgewater.edu/instructionaltechnology/wp-content/uploads/sites/20/2015/06/add-signature-to-email-in-MyBC.pdf
Accessing your Email from your smartphone -
These directions explain how to get your Bridgewater College email synced to your smartphone.
To change and/or reset your password -
You will need to change your password every 90 days 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.
Remote Access to your office computer - This will allow you to access your office computer from home; however, your office computer has to be on for this to work.
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 8/8.1.
ADP Self Service Registration -
Here are the directions on how to register for ADP.
Wireless WiFi -
Wireless is provided from 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.
Box gives you unlimited cloud storage and the ability to access your files from any device with Wifi connection and the Box app install 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.
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 duties/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. For more information, please go to our Knowledgebase article.
Computer Purchasing Guide for Student device requirement -
Here is the guide for students for when they are purchasing a device to bring with them to campus.
Akademos is the online textbook store where you list the textbooks that are needed for your courses. Students will visit this site to find out what textbooks need to be purchased for your course. Students can purchase books from Akademos.
Moodle Faculty FAQs -
Here is a collection of some Moodle FAQs for faculty members.
Google How-tos -
Here is a collection of some Google Apps how-tos.
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.
Registrar's Information to new Faculty:
Entering Grades Using WebAdvisor Self Service -
This document explains how to verify your class rosters on MyBC.
Verifying Class Rosters Using WebAdvisor Self Service -
Here are steps to find the Registrar’s page on MyBC:
- 1. Go to mybc.bridgewater.edu
- 2. Click on Student Academics tab on the top navigation bar.
- 3. Select Registrar or hoover of Registrar to get to Registrar Documents and Forms (depending on what you are looking for).
Library Information for New Faculty Members:
Library For Faculty Page -
ALEX Discovery -
Databases A-Z -
Library Main Page -