IT Checklist for New Employee

Receive your IT Welcome Packet

  • Your IT Welcome Packet was sent to the email address you submitted on your application. Your IT Welcome Packet contains your Username and Password for accessing school computers and technology resources.

If you have not received your IT Welcome Packet after submitting your enrollment deposit, please contact

More information can be found here:  Why have I not received my Welcome Packet?

Activate Your Account

Please Note: Your username is firstname_lastname, (exceptions may apply as noted in your welcome packet)

Email address is

Password: Located in your IT Welcome Email

Please review the minimum computer requirements before purchasing a new laptop William James Minimum Recommended Hardware and Software

1. Login

Login at (our single sign on page, aka OneLogin)

Enter your: 

Username: firstname_lastname

Password:Located in your IT Welcome Email

2. Install the OneLogin Extension

Click the Add OneLogin Extension button, the download will start. If you are using Chrome, you will be taken to the Chrome Web Store.

If you are using a different browser or need more detailed steps, please visit this article: Using OneLogin

We strongly recommend using Multi-Factor Authentication to protect your account as well as your colleagues from potential attacks.

If you would like to know more, please see these articles:

What is Multi-Factor Authentication or MFA?

How do I sign up for Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)?

3. Log into Email

The email system we use here at William James College isOffice 365 

To login please go to the One Login page (sign in if you haven't already) click on Staging and chose Everything.

Then scroll down and click on the Office 365 tile.

Information about Office Training is available here: Microsoft Office Training and additional information on Microsoft Office/ Office 365 can be found at this link.


4. Log into Campus Nexus and verify your information.

Campus Nexus is your student and faculty information portal. It allows you to view/register for classes, billing information, and other course information.

Log into your Student Information Portal by clicking the icon below*.

*If you need assistance finding the icon, follow the same steps from above.

Verify your personal information is correct by access the "My Information" section, under "My Profile".

Make sure to update the SMS section, so you receive alerts from the school (announcements, closing, etc). Verify your phone is correct. Then check of "Yes" next to Enable SMS Messaging.

For more information on Campus Nexus please click here - Campus Nexus.

Additional Information:

Library Resources are also accessible from the Single Sign On Page, by viewing Category: Library Resources

If you have any further questions or concerns please reach out to us at

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