‘Tips and Tricks’ Category


Tips for working better on your desktop computer.


GusMail (powered by Google) now available to all current students

All current students are eligible to migrate to GusMail at this time. Please see https://gustavus.edu/gts/GusMail for more information.

Technology Updates for First Year Students – Gustavus Email on your Tablet/Phone

Students that have a smartphone or tablet find it extremely useful to add their Gustavus email account to their devices. such as iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. There are several pages on our GTS wiki to help you set up your Gustavus email on your phone and tablet: Apple iPhones/iPads: https://gustavus.edu/gts/IOS_Mail Android Phones/Tablets: https://gustavus.edu/gts/Android Other Smartphones: https://gustavus.edu/gts/Smartphone_(Device)_Settings_for_Email_and_Gustavus_Google_Calendar […]

Gustavus E-mail Being Blocked

Currently, certain businesses and email hosting sites (like corpgraph.com and mnsu.edu) are blocking emails sent from Gustavus e-mail addresses. Messages sent from WebMail (http://webmail.gac.edu) will NOT be blocked. We are working on a solution to this problem.  However, due to its nature, resolution may take 12 – 24 hours. This problem was caused by a […]

Attention Seniors! Technology after Gustavus

Seniors, Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! For more information regarding technology/e-mail after you graduate from Gustavus, please use the links below. These web pages include Frequently Asked Questions and some helpful hints for managing e-mail and home directories after graduating. http://gustavus.edu/gts/Technology_after_Gustavus For more information regarding Alumni email: http://gustavus.edu/gts/Alumni_Email_Account_Options If you have any questions or concerns, […]

Another round of Phishing e-mails…

This afternoon many of our users received an e-mail from “Gustavus Security” asking users to log in to keep it active and protected. This e-mail is not from us nor Campus Safety. It is a phishing attempt. Please don’t reply to it or click the link. It is important to note that Gustavus Technology Services […]

Quick Navigation to Webmail

Many Gustavus users use Webmail as their primary, or secondary email client.  Navigating to the WebMail interface from the Gustavus on campus pages can take time.  To quickly jump to the WebMail interface just type: webmail.gac.edu in your navigation bar.

Where’s your USB flash drive?

The Technology Helpline finds many USB flash drives, throughout the year, in the Olin computer lab. Please remember to grab your flash drive when you are done using lab computers. We will do our best to return found flash drives to their respective owners. Helpful hint: Create a (.doc) Word file with your contact information […]

Gustavus Technology Training Classes

Gustavus Technology Services is pleased to announce the availability of free, hands-on, technology training sessions for faculty and staff. These training sessions will be in small groups held in the Olin Technology Classroom (Room 124B) beginning at 9:00 am and lasting about an hour. They are aimed at all different skill levels so all are […]

Have a smartphone? Tips for checking your Gustavus e-mail.

Smartphones are becoming a popular choice for cell phone users these days because of the many things that they can do. One of those things is checking e-mail from your cell phone or other mobile device. Some of the smartphone options out there right now are the Blackberry, HTC Hero, Droid, G1, myTouch, Nexus One, […]

Would you like better cell phone coverage?

What can Technology Services do about poor cell phone coverage? Unfortunately, not much. However, you may be able to improve it yourself! The most important thing to do, is to contact your cellular provider and let them know your coverage isn’t very good. If more people call them and let them know, this gives them […]