Self Installations

Welcome to Scripps College

Welcome to the Scripps College Information Technology Self-Installation page.  From this page you can access everything you will need to get your computer setup with Scripps College IT resources.

Follow the steps listed below to connect your devices to the Scripps College wireless network.

Step 1: Change Network Password

Instructions:

Change Your Network Password

Password Requirements:

  • Password cannot contain any part of the user’s account name
  • Must be 6-10 characters in length
  • Must contain at least one character from three of the following categories:
    • Uppercase characters (A-Z)
    • Lowercase characters (a-z)
    • Numbers (0-9)
    • Non-alphanumeric characters (e.g. !, $, #, %)

Step 2: Connect to Claremont-WPA

Claremont-WPA is the WiFi network used a the Claremont Colleges.  Connecting to Claremont-WPA will give you access to WiFi across all of the campuses at the Claremont Colleges.

MacOS

Instructions:

How to connect to Claremont-WPA in macOS

Windows:

Instructions:

How to connect to Claremont-WPA in Windows

Step 3: Check Operating System

Users will need to have the latest update of their operating system installed on their computer. For example, if you have Windows 7, the latest version is Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1).  If you have a Mac running Mojave, the latest version of this operating system is 10.14.1.

If you have a Chromebook we will not be able to install Scripps resources, you will only be able to access the Scripps WiFi Network.

The latest updates to Mac and Windows operating systems are:

MacOS

  • Mojave: 10.14.1
  • High Sierra: 10.13.3
  • Sierra: 10.12.6

Windows:

  • Windows 10: Creators Update (Version 1703)
  • Windows 8.1: KB 2919355 (Name of update in Windows Update)
  • Windows 7: Service Pack 1, (listed as KB976932 in Windows Update)

Step 4: Install Trend Micro

Note: Remove any other virus protection applications BEFORE installing.

**Please note: You will need to login to your Portal account to retrieve your Trend serial number.**  To obtain your serial number, please click here.

Scripps College recommends that you have and maintain antivirus software while you are enrolled with us. For students who do not already have antivirus software installed on their computers, Scripps provides the antivirus software Trend Micro free of charge.  Please follow the link below to a PDF with instructions on how to download and install Trend Micro.

MacOS

Instructions:

How to Install Trend Micro in macOS

Download:

Trend Micro for macOS 2019

Windows:

Instructions:

How to Install Trend Micro in Windows

Download:

Trend Micro 2019 for Windows

Step 5: Install Network Printers

The Scripps network printers can be used while on campus. Please download the installer and follow the instructions to give you access to our LaserJet and color printers.

MacOS

Instructions:

How to Install iPrint in macOS

Download:

Download Installer Program

**Note:  For Mac users – you will need to install the printer drivers.  You can download the printer drivers here.

Windows:

Instructions:

How to install iPrint in Windows

Download:

Download Installer Program

Step 6: Install Box Drive

Getting started with Box@Scripps:

Box@Scripps is our cloud-based storage and collaboration solution.  Box@Scripps enables simple, secure access to your files, allowing collaboration on any device. You will be able to access all of your files on Box@Scripps and from the Box Drive application on your computer.

MacOS:

Instructions:

Installing Box Drive macOS

Download:

Download Installer Program

Windows:

Instructions:

Installing Box Drive Windows

Download:

Download Installer Program

Click this link to access Box user training guides.

Step 7: Additional Resources

Lynda.com

Lynda.com provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, lynda.com is a high-quality resource for students, faculty, and staff looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, project management, social media, and a wide range of other topics.

Features: 

  • Accessible to all Scripps faculty, staff, and students.
  • Avalilable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Easy to share. Create playlists, link to Sakai, e-mail, or a website.
  • Available on many smartphone and tablets with free apps for iOS or Andriod

 

Instructions to connect

 

Login to lynda.com

Office Suite

To access the latest version of Microsoft Office you will need to login to the O365 Portal with your @scrippscollege.edu email address and password

The full Office Pro Suite may be installed for free by any member of the Scripps community (Student/Faculty/Staff) on up to five personal devices.

To install the Office Pro Suite, please follow these instructions:

Instructions for Office Suite

 

 

Updated December 2018 by C. Espiritu