Training

New at Wellesley College?

Check out our Getting Started Guide.

For New Faculty and Staff

Call the Computing Help Desk at x3333 to schedule your New User Orientation. A staff member will discuss with and show you a brief overview of academic, library, and especially technology resources, and point you in the right direction for your in-depth needs.

On-Campus Training and Instruction

Quick Guides

See the new quick guides for Workday, which we began using January 2017 for submitting time sheets.

Log in to your Wellesley Google account to access

Free Online Training

  • Data Security Training, accessed through the MyWellesley portal Employee Services tab or Student Self-Service tab, is required for access to some resources. For a limited time, recordings of the live security awareness trainings by Greycastle Security for National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October 2015 are available; you must be logged in to your Wellesley Google account in the same browser you use to access these.
  • lynda.com has a vast library of video tutorials on topics ranging from animation to GIS to web design. Browse course offerings here. You can start with what you can access for free, and if you want an account:

Faculty, staff and students (or any Massachusetts resident) go online to get a Boston Public Library e-card and sign up for a Lynda license there

If you have problems using the BPL Lynda licensing for an academic course, please email LTSsoftware@wellesley.edu to discuss options.

Off-Campus Software Training

  • Wellesley College employees receive discount pricing at designated Massachusetts training centers. Look for the Boston Consortium link at the bottom of the Human Resources signup page.

Conferences

  • Wellesley College is a Northeast Computing Program (NERCOMP) member. NERCOMP offers a schedule of special interest group meetings on 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.

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