New Student Technology Preparation Checklist


New Student Technology preparation checklist ~ prior to your arrival on campus


Be ahead of the game! Please review information below that explains the software you are given during your stay at Scripps.  Check back throughout summer for updates and new information.                                                                


       ✓  In mid May 2019 – Login to your Office 365 account (Scripps College e-mail) and change the password.

   Verify your computer meets the minimum requirements. See FAQ page for requirements.

   Verify that your computer has been patched/updated.

✓   Install the newest version of Microsoft Office 365 suite on all of your peripherals.  You have 5 copies to use.  If you already own your own software then no need to install ours.

   Install Box Drive on your devices, you have unlimited cloud storage while you are at Scripps.

   Watch the Tech Essentials video that will give you information about IT services, including some tips for the Portal and Sakai.  You will find full documentation on each of those at their respective sites.

       ✓   You will be able to change your network account password when you arrive on campus.

       ✓  Check in June for IT Assistance hours during NSPO to see when you Residential Hall is scheduled.

After June 6th

    Login to the Portal using your network credentials and familiarize yourself with your options.

       ✓   Record your Name Pronunciation and List your Name Pronoun in the Portal ~ Click here for Instructions


In mid July your Sakai account will be activated for language placement exams. Date will be posted here once it is available.


Scripps Information Technology

For assistance call Scripps IT helpdesk 909 607-3406 or email


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Updated August 2019