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The HWS network can be accessed off-campus by the Virtual Private Network (VPN), allowing access to the HWS network drives.

Each residence hall room has been supplied with a phone jack and assigned a campus extension (the last four digits of the telephone number).

Campus printers are available for use by faculty, staff, and students. Printers are available across campus.

Live, all-digital, high-definition cable television is provided to select buildings on campus.

IT Services can collaborate with faculty to enhance their curriculum by integrating campus technology.

The HWS campus provides three for students, staff, faculty, and a public network for the community and certain devices (gaming consoles, smart TVs, other smart devices).

Emergency Assistance Stations are positioned across campus with a red HELP button and, in most cases, a blue light. These devices are both free standing and mounted on buildings. By pressing the red HELP button you will be automatically connected to Campus Safety's Emergency Line so they can provide assistance for any emergency needs.

HWS provides free TV streaming through SpectrumU. Students and employees can access up to 80 TV Channel apps, such as popular entertainment, international, and sports channels (see below) using your HWS credentials. Along with live TV, SpectrumU offers a sizeable on-demand library with previous episodes, full series, and hit movies when you watch on campus. You can also record up to 20 shows and watch them anytime using cloud DVR for on-campus viewing.

The RevCord system records emergency phone calls for Campus Safety. All calls incoming in and outgoing, including radio transmissions, are recorded for liability and training purposes.

Eduroam (education roaming) is a secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. Eduroam allows students, researchers, and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity across participating campuses on their devices.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges has access to ESRI ArcGIS 10.X for desktop and associated resources for working with spatial data through a campus-wide education license. Both desktop software and online mapping tools are available, including the Community Analyst (demographic analysis) and Business Analyst (market research) tools. The ESRI software tool platform, ArcGIS, is a commercial GIS software tool that is widely used to display and examine spatial data. In addition to ESRI desktop tools, users can also share created data on the Internet using ArcServer and ArcGIS Online for Organizations software.

Public desktop computers are available throughout campus for all students, faculty, and staff to use. these computers have specialized software installed to support teaching and learning.

HWS voicemail is available for students, faculty, and staff; including the ability to convert voicemail to e-mail.

IT Services provides a Web-based video conferencing tool to allow faculty and staff to conduct meetings online.