Center for Information Technology


The Irvin E. Houck Center for Information Technology (CIT) provides access to a wide variety of information technology resources including network access, e-mail, Windows and Macintosh computer labs, online registration for classes, an online course management and communication system, software and hardware repair, audio-visual resources, a full-service Technology Store, and educational technology support.
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News & Announcements

WiFi Outage in Science Center Due to Maintenance June 24

Thursday, June 18, 2015

CIT will be performing network maintenance on Wednesday, June 24th from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. During this time, some ObieWifi access points in the Science Center will be unavailable. This will not affect wired network connections. If you cannot connect wirelessly to the network after this window, please restart your computer or mobile device.
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New PRESTO Landing Page

Thursday, June 11, 2015

CIT in collaboration with the Office of Communications has given the PRESTO landing page a facelift. Beginning Monday, June 15, page will have the same look and feel as the rest of Oberlin College’s websites.
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OCPass Enrollment Begins Today

Monday, April 20, 2015

Beginning this week, the Center for Information Technology (CIT) will introduce OCPass, a new system that students, faculty, and staff will use to change their ObieID passwords. OCPass will replace the ObieID Self Service Page. You do not have to change your password when you enroll for OCPass; however, you must enroll before you can use OCPass to change your password the next time it is due to expire.
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CIT Changes Policy: Graduates' Accounts Retained for One Year

Friday, October 17, 2014

It has been the case in years past that December and May graduates' accounts were retained until the fall break following their graduation. CIT has made a policy change such that graduates will be able to retain their accounts for at least one year after graduation. This past December and May's grads will be guaranteed access to their accounts until the end of May 2016.
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Introducing ... Again!

Thursday, October 09, 2014

You may recall that CIT offered a campus-wide subscription to, an online training library that teaches the latest software, creative, and business skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts. It's back! What would normally cost $25 per month for a private license is free for Oberlin College students, faculty, and staff and allows access to all of the 65,000+ video courses on the site.
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Microsoft Office 365 Downloads

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

All current faculty, students, and staff may use Office 365, a Microsoft product that enables you to install the latest full desktop version of Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook, on up to 5 PCs or Macs, in addition to 5 Windows tablets or iPads.
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Beware of Phishing Messages!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Please be aware of "phishing" email messages appearing in your inbox! Pay particular attention to messages that ask you to click on a link and sign in with your email address and password to access "confidential documents." Learn how to identify this type of spam message and how to deal with it.
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