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For New Faculty, Staff and Students

Faculty and staff new to Wellesley may call the Computing Help Desk at x3333 for a New User Orientation to have a staff member come to your office for a brief overview of Library & Technology resources and your computer.

Also see the Getting Started guides for everyone online (under Help, to the left)

Student Workshops

Current semester workshops - http://www.wellesley.edu/lts/techsupport/workshops

Course-related Multimedia Instruction

Contact a member of the instructional technology staff  to request a session for your class. Sessions can be either in or outside class time.

Library Research Instruction

Request a session for your class by contacting the research & instruction librarian for your discipline directly.

Online Learning

lynda.com is a well-established online training site with a vast library of video tutorials on a wide range of topics. You can browse many offerings without an account, to get an idea of what the training is like.

LyndaPro licenses are available to all students, faculty, and staff. You can start with what you can access for free, and request the use of one of our licenses for complete access to all those resources at any time.

Using an iOS device? The lynda app is a free download from the Apple App Store.

Software Training On-Campus 

  • Classes are open to faculty and staff.
  • Classes are taught by professional trainers or by LTS staff.
  • If you're interested in a class for your department or other Wellesley group, contact Susan Richman (x2120) and indicate the desired topic, the group involved, and an idea of the timing.
  • Teaching in Sakai training -- no need to register
  • See our Banner web site for training information for Banner budget users and other useful tips.

Software Training Off-Campus

  • Wellesley College faculty, staff and students receive discount pricing through the Boston Consortium at designated Massachusetts training centers.
  • For more information, please contact Susan Richman (x2120).


  • Wellesley College is a Northeast Computing Program (NERCOMP) member. NERCOMP offers a schedule of special interest group meetings (SIGs) with a wide range of topics and an annual conference. Upcoming events registration and directions can be found on the NERCOMP web site .
  • Wellesley College is an EDUCAUSE member. EDUCAUSE offers publications, programming and an annual conference. Upcoming events information can be found on the EDUCAUSE web site .

Provide feedback

If you have attended a training, particularly one offered on campus or online, we would appreciate your feedback.  This questionnaire about your experience will take very little time.