Archive for September, 2010

9 Easy Tips for Effective Gustavus Websites

For most people, putting together a website is a pretty big project; putting together an effective website can be a Herculean effort. We hope you consider these easy tips to make sure all of your effort is focused where it counts.

Podcast server down for maintenance on 9/19/10

The podcast server will be down for about two hours on September 19, 2010 starting at 10 PM for beginning semester maintenance. To learn more about the Gustavus podcast server visit:

Calendar Events in Google Search Results

Google has recently started showing our calendar events next to many search results at Gustavus. Want to know what’s happening at Gustavus? Search for gustavus. Wondering when the next big game is? Search for gustavus football. Curious about what the SAO has been up to? Search for gustavus student activities. This magic is possible because […]

New Colors

The Gustavus homepage's new colors The Gustavus website just got a new paint job. Gold and blue were chosen to better highlight our school colors (black and gold) and emphasize our Swedish heritage. With our sesquicentennial approaching, it seemed like perfect timing. This update also brings a small but nice additional feature for those of […]

Purchase Adobe software at a reduced cost!

We are pleased to announce that, once again, Gustavus Students and Faculty can buy Adobe Software at a reduced cost for their personal computers. Please visit: If you have any questions, please contact the Technology Helpline at x6111.

New faster wireless in some buildings on campus

Over the summer, Gustavus Technology Services’ Core Services staff installed new wireless access points in several buildings on campus. The new access points should be faster and be able to scale better to handle more computers using our wireless system. The new access points have been installed in: The Library Old Main Nobel Hall Carlson […]

Registering Game/Media Consoles on the Gustavus Network

If you are an owner of an Xbox, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, or Playstation and would like to register it on our network, please visit All you will need is your device’s MAC address. You can find links on how to find the MAC address on the registering a device web page. If you […]

Technology Helpline Orientation Weekend Hours

The Technology Helpline will be open all weekend! You can find us in multiple locations throughout the weekend. Friday, September 3rd (New Students Arrive!) Helpline Hours (Olin computer lab): 8am-4:45pm (stop by and pick up an ethernet cable, courtesy of GTS) We will be in the Bookmark: 9am – 4pm Helpline Laptop Help (Olin lobby): […]