The M
The M, Mines’ new mobile app, is available in the App Store and
Google Play store. See more at
Mines Emergency Alert
In the event of an emergency on campus, Mines
Emergency Alert service will notify you via email,
phone, or text. Sign up now at
Personal Home Pages on the Web
Would you like to set up your own website on Mines servers? Use
your MultiPass credentials to create a basic homepage here: (Note: Please read the
rules first. Remember, you're representing yourself and Mines in
those pages.)
Print Services
Printing is abundantly available on campus at nominal cost. With
our new OrePrint service, you can print to an OrePrint print queue
and then pick up your print job at any of the campus OrePrint

release stations. (We are working to add more OrePrint release

stations around campus!) We also have large-format printers for
Computing, Communications, and Information Technologies
posters and presentations. For details see:
(CCIT) offers a wide variety of IT services to the Mines community. and
Here are a few select tools that students may find particularly
useful (in alphabetical order):
Trailhead, the Mines campus portal, is a central location for
Account Creation and Management
accessing various Mines online services (in addition to your official
When you came to Mines you activated your "MultiPass" -- a
records). Check it out at
username and password to access most of your Mines computer
services. If you haven't done so already, you can activate your
Wired and Wireless Networking
MultiPass at You can also change your
Members of the Mines community have access to wired and
password and set recovery questions there.
wireless networks campus-wide.
• To access the wireless network, pick CSMwireless (not
CSMguest) from the available wireless networks and open a
Every computer at Mines should have an antivirus program
web browser. Your web page should be redirected to a
installed. Fortunately, Mines provides a free copy of Symantec
registration page where you can sign in (with your MultiPass)
Endpoint Protection antivirus for everyone
to register that device's wireless card with our network. Wait
on campus, for school computers and
10 minutes and reboot the machine to access the CSMwireless
personally owned computers alike. Download your free copy for
network wirelessly, and permanently, on that computer.
Mac or Windows with your MultiPass credentials, here:
• To access the wired network, plug your computer into any of
the wired network sockets found in dorm rooms. Open a web
browser. Your web page should be redirected to a registration
page where you can sign in (with your MultiPass) and register
The Canvas learning management system provides
your wired network card. Wait 10 minutes and reboot to access
syllabi, readings, quizzes, grades and more for most
the Mines wired network permanently on that computer.
of your Mines classes. Log into Canvas with your
• Some devices have no web browser. Register them manually
MultiPass credentials at or read
(on a separate computer with a browser) here:
more about Canvas here:

Computer Support
• The full CCIT Service Catalog is available
Visit the Technology Support Center in the CCIT Computer
here: -- it tells you what
Commons (CTLM 156) for fast, on-the-spot, in-person help with
kinds of things we do.
simple computing issues like software installation, network
• Our A-to-Z listing of services provides more information on all
connectivity, or account access.
CCIT services:
• Visit our main website at

All Mines students are issued a free Mines email account, called

MyMail. Log in with your MultiPass credentials

at This is where official

communications from Mines to you will arrive,

so check your account regularly. Read more

about email here:
Frequently asked questions about various technology issues at
Mines are answered in our searchable FAQfinder database at
High-Performance Computing
Mines makes a number of high-performance ("supercomputer")
resources available to members of the Mines community and

others. See for more details.
rev 5/30/17