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Pinned Article Off-Campus Access Guidelines and Resources

For instruction on accessing Bucknell resources from off-campus as well as faculty online instruction guides and student resources, follow this ask article.

B2B: Bison to Bison FAQ

Bison to Bison is a Bucknell admitted student network. For more information and commonly ask questions, please visit this article.

Collaboration Tools Overview

Collaboration Tools - Chat, Meeting, Social, File Sharing, Collaborative Work Management, and Website tools.

DocuSign e-Signature FAQ

Overview of DocuSign

DocuSign FAQ

Instructions for using DocuSign

FileLocker FAQ

Instructions for sharing a file using File Locker

Get more from Bmail!

Google is constantly changing Gmail, and this page describes some options that will enable you to be more productive and organized with your email.

Herd Health FAQ

This article discussing the frequently asked questions about the Herd Health App

How can I run a graphical session on the Linux remote servers (e.g. linuxremote1.bucknell.edu)?

Instructions for running graphical sessions on the Linux remote servers.

How do I accept questions from my audience in Google Slides without them actually speaking up?

Google slides has a Q&A feature that allows your audience to ask questions during your presentation. Follow this article to learn more about this feature.

How do I access my Linux space from a Mac?

Instructions for mounting Linux space (unixspace) on a Mac.

How do I access my Linux space from a Windows system?

Instructions for mapping a drive to Linux space (unixspace) from a Windows computer.

How do I add religious holidays to my Bmail calendar?

Google has made if very simple to add holidays from several religious traditions to your Bmail calendar.

How do I adjust my Message Center emails or digest?

You can adjust your Message Center preferences so that you can get individual emails, a daily digest, the posting in myBucknell, or a combination. Click on this article for more information.

How do I automatically add the passcode to my Conference Call in Google Calendar for Android?

If you are an android user, follow this article to learn more on how you can automatically add the passcode o your conference call in google calendar.

How do I connect to the VPN as a vendor?

Instructions for connecting to the VPN as a vendor.

How do I create an individual contact group in Bmail?

Instructions for creating an individual contact group.

How do I create Appointment Slots in my Google Calendar?

Instruction for creating Google Calendar Appointment Slots

How do I create Appointment Slots that use Zoom?

Instructions for appointment slots and Zoom.

How do I crop and resize a photo for the directory?

For more information on resizing your photo for the directory and photo ID, follow this article.

How do I enable spell check in Bmail in Chrome or Firefox?

Instructions on how to enable spell check in Bmail on Chrome and Firefox.

How do I get started in using Matlab Online?

Instructions for getting started using MATLAB Online

How do I install Flash on Chrome so I can access content for my course?

Flash is blocked by Chrome as it is considered vulnerable in the security world. But some classes still use programs that require students to allow Flash content.

How do I limit the number of characters in a Google Form field?

It is easy to place a maximum or minimum limit on the number of characters in a Google Form field.

How do I post as my Google Group?

Easy steps on how to post as your google group

How do I post to the Message Center?

Instructions for posting to Message Center.

How do I send an email message from an alias?

Instructions for sending an email as an alias.

How do I setup web pages on the Engineering/Linux web server?

Instructions for setting up your Linux account for displaying web pages.

How do I share a Google Doc with anyone at Bucknell?

Instructions for sharing a Google Doc with anyone at Bucknell.

How do I share contact lists in Qualtrics?

Qualtrics is a great tool for conducting surveys. Follow this article to learn how to share contact list in qualtrics

How do I use delegated mail?

Instructions on delegated email accounts

How do I use Microsoft Query in Excel?

Microsoft Query allows you to match data from one sheet in a Microsoft Office Excel 2010 spreadsheet to data in another sheet and create a new sheet that combines the data from both source sheets.

How do I use the MongoDB server?

Instructions for requesting and access a MongoDB.

I have a really long formula that I'm using in my Google Sheet. How do I see all of it at once?

If your formula is too long and does not fit into the formula bar in google sheets, you can resize the formula bar. Follow this article to learn how to resize the formula bar in google sheets.

Independent and Remote Learning Tips

This article provides tips for students navigating independent and distance learning.

IRS Guidelines for the Economic Impact Payment

Guidelines from the IRS regarding phishing scams.

LinkedIn Learning FAQ

LinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform that is licensed for all Bucknell University faculty, staff, and students. Click on the article for more information.

Mathematica | Online

Mathematica has allowed temporary access to Mathematica | Online via the cloud.

Qualtrics Best Practices

Best practices for Qualtrics surveys.

Software FAQ

Software for faculty, staff, and students.

Technology FAQ

Frequently asked questions about Technology at Bucknell

Technology Liaisons

Technology Liaisons for Academic and Administrative Departments

Using Google Shared Drives

Google Shared Drives (formerly known as Team Drives)  are shared spaces where groups of people can easily store, search, and access their files anywhere, from any device.

What are the names of the remote Linux login servers?

Names of the remote Linux servers for course work.

What does Bucknell support for email and calendaring?

Bucknell uses Google's G Suites for email and calendaring. Click on this article for more information.

What is Google Drive File Stream and how do I use it?

Instructions on how to use Google File Stream.

What is Google Drive?

Google Drive allows you to easily create, share and edit files online. For more information on Google Drives, click on this article.

What is Google Hangouts?

If you use google hangouts, you can have up to 25 people on hangouts using your Bmail account.

What is Qualtrics and how do I use it?

Information about Qualtrics survey tool.

What is the ►UC◄ label in Bmail?

The ►UC◄ label is part of the voicemail system. Click on this article for more information.

What is the Technology Client Portal?

Client portal instructions and information

What's New in Bmail & GSuite?

Recent features added to GSuite

What's New in LinkedIn Learning? April 8, 2020

New courses from LinkedIn Learning for April 2020

What's New in Linkedin Learning? Feb 11, 2020

New, popular, and quick content in Linkedin Learning for February 11, 2020.

Where on campus can I go if I want to create/edit videos?

Bucknell has a video editing lab for students or faculty who want to create or edit videos.

Why am I getting an activation error from Microsoft Office or Windows?

Instructions for activating Microsoft Office and Windows

Why can't I collaborate on a Qualtrics survey?

Article on how to edit a qualtrics survey if you have permission but you cannot edit the survey.

Why did I get a security warning about a gtempaccount?

Instructions for what do do when you get a security warning about a gtempaccount.

Why do my Google Calendar events suddenly have additional information on them?

Google calendar now displays additional information of your events. Follow this article for more information on the new features in google calendar.