Self Installations

Welcome to Scripps College Information Technology’s web-based networking installation site. From here you can install everything you need to get your computer set up with networking software or IT staff is available to assist you during New Student Orientation (NSO).

Before you self install: You must change your Scripps College Network password prior to installing our software; there are instructions on how to do this in the residence hall computer labs and in the Steele computer lab.

Not all installers are accessible when you are off campus. When you are on campus, here is how you connect to the Claremont Wireless.

Software Updates:

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 Yosemite, the latest version this operating system is Yosemite 10.10.5.

The latest updates to Mac and Windows operating systems are:


  • Windows 7: Service Pack 1, (listed as KB976932 in Windows Update)
  • Windows 8.1: KB 2919355 (Name of update in Windows Update)
  • Windows 10: KB4016635 (Build Number: 14393.970) (Version 1607)


  • Sierra: 10.12.3
  • El Capitan: 10.11.5
  • Yosemite: 10.10.5


Email Client:

First Year Students: Your Official Scripps Account Credentials (username and password) will be sent to you on June 1, 2017.
If you do not received your official Scripps College Network Account Credentials on this date, please email IT.

Scripps College uses Office 365 hosted e-mail, which you may also hear referred to as Outlook.  You can easily and conveniently access your Scripps e-mail in your favorite web browser by setting a bookmark to:

Remember that your “username” for logging into e-mail is your full e-mail address (i.e.

If you wish, you can also install the Outlook client application on our computer as part of the College’s Office 365 program.  For more information on installing Outlook (or other parts of Microsoft Office) please see our Scripps Office 365 page.


Network Printers:

Allows access to our Web based network laser printers.

Operating System Instructions Downloads
Windows 7/8/10 Installation Instructions Installer Program
Mac OS X Installation Instructions Installer Program

**Note:  For Mac users – If, when installing printers, you receive a message that says “Downloading Packages..”, you will need to install the print drivers and then try the installation again.  You can download the print drivers here.


Antivirus Client:

Note: Remove any other virus protection applications BEFORE installing.

**Please note: You will need to contact IT for the serial number for Trend Micro antivirus.**  Please email for the serial number.

Scripps College requires you to 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 Antivirus software free of charge. Download the Security program to your computer and follow the installation prompts.

Operating System Instructions Downloads
Windows 7/8/10 Installation instructions Installer Program
Mac OS X Installation instructions Universal Installer


Last Updated: May 2017