Goshen College Technology Getting Started Guide
Your GC Username and Password
Students receive their Goshen College username and password when they are admitted to GC. New employees receive their username and password when they are hired.
To change your password, do the following:
- go to the My GC webpage and click on the GC Online link that is in the Quick Links section on the left side of the page
- log in with your current GC username and password
- in the Personal Services section, click on the Change GC Password link
- follow the directions on the page to change your password
If you can not remember your user name and/or password contact the ITS Helpdesk at (574) 535-7700, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and provide us with your full name and Goshen College ID number.
Orientation to Technology
For your convenience, we have put together an Orientation to Technology guide that contains helpful information on how to access all of the computing services that Goshen College has to offer. Click here to access the Orientation Guide.
Accessing Your Goshen College Email and Calendar
Goshen College uses Google’s Gmail and Calendar services. Go to http:/www.google.com and log in using your Goshen College email address and password. Once logged in, click on the “Mail” link in the upper right corner. For support with Gmail and Calendar, go to service.goshen.edu/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/List/Index/147/google
Google Apps for Education
Google Apps are a suite of online tools, powered by Google, that can be used for working collaboratively on documents in real time. All enrolled Goshen College students and all faculty and staff have a Google Apps accounts. Go to www.google.com and log in with your Goshen College email address and password. Once logged in, click on the App Picker icon in the upper right to access your Google Drive and other applications. For support with Google Drive and the Google Applications, go to service.goshen.edu/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/List/Index/147/google
MyGC is an online web portal. Through MyGC, students have access to grades, class schedules, adviser information and more. Employees have access to a host of employee resources and support links. And teaching faculty have access to course information, final grade entry, advising, admission/recruitment resources, etc. Click here to go to the MyGC web page, and then log in with your GC username and password.
Getting Connected Guide (ResNet)
Students can connect their personal computers to the GC network and Internet. Click here for instructions for connecting to ResNet. Free Ethernet cables are available from the ITS Help Desk.
Connecting to the Wireless Network
Access to GC’s wireless network is available for students, employees, and guests. Click here for instructions.
There are numerous networked printers and multi-function printer/copiers on campus. Click here for instructions on how to add or remove a GC printer, and to access our other printing help articles.
Printing over the wireless network is also an option. Click here for instructions on how to print over wireless.
Students receive print credit at the beginning of each semester. Each student will receive $15 of print credit for both fall and spring semesters, and $7.50 for May term. If you are taking summer terms courses, you will also receive $7.50 for each summer term that you are registered for. If you run out of print credit, you can purchase more from the Help Desk, which is located in the basement of the Union building, under the Bookstore. Any printing that employees do is charged to their department budget.
Moodle is Goshen College’s Learning Management System that contains class syllabi and assignments. Click here to access Moodle. Log in with your Goshen College user name and password.
iPads at Goshen College
Students at Goshen College will use iPads to explore and learn in their college classes. Click here for information about the Goshen College iPad Program.
Students and employees can purchase software at a discount through OnTheHub. New students will be able to purchase through OnTheHub after they go through final check-in before classes begin.