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To ensure both faculty and students have flexible and reliable access to the wide variety of software tools the Colleges supports in campus computing labs, IT Services has invested in a tool that allows for managed access to public desktop computers. Students (using their own devices) that need specialized software installed to campus computers (all computer labs -both Mac and PC), during class or other designated work times, will be able to gain access to complete their assigned work.

The HWS network can be accessed from off-campus by the Virtual Private Network (VPN). The connection supports mainly access to the HWS network drives.

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

To access the Internet on campus, computers can connect to a network port with a network (Ethernet) cable.

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

Faculty and staff: Phones are supplied for faculty and staff offices by IT Services.

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.

SpectrumU lets you watch live TV anytime, anywhere on campus using your phone, tablet, laptop, desktop or Roku device. The SpectrumU app is available for free and can be downloaded from the Roku channel store, Android, Amazon, and Apple app stores. Connect to HWS WiFi or on-campus Ethernet network and start enjoying your TV streaming service! Some devices may not be able to connect to HWS-Private; those devices will have access on HWS-Public.

HWS e-mail may be accessed at https://webmail.hws.edu in most Web browsers on any Internet connection. This is the method that IT Services recommends for most users, especially students.

HWS e-mail may also be accessed from an e-mail client such as Outlook, Entourage, or Mail or from many mobile devices such as Androids and iPhones.

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.

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.

Students may subscribe to voicemail service for their campus extension.

Voicemail service is supplied for faculty and staff offices by IT Services.

The Colleges uses the Alertus system to disseminate emergency notifications. To receive these notifications on your computer, you must install the Alertus software.

The ability to connect to the Internet at other higher education institutions.

IT Services has several options for lending conference phones for teleconferences and meetings.

Two wireless networks are available: a public network, for guests and certain devices (gaming consoles, smart TVs, other smart devices), and a private network for those with HWS network accounts (students, faculty, staff). Basic instructions for connecting various devices to the wireless networks are available.