Archive for Nicholas Sonsteby


WebAdvisor and Cookie Issues

Registration for Fall 2015 is in progress! The Technology Helpline would like to remind users how to avoid cookie problems with WebAdvisor, or resolve them when they occur. A cookie is a small piece of information stored locally, on your machine, by a website, to help the site remember you later. Browsers limit the size, total number and other […]

Technology Helpline Spring Break Hours

Technology Helpline Spring Break Hours Monday – Thursday (30th – 2nd): 8am – 4:45pm Friday, April 3rd: CLOSED Saturday, April 4th: CLOSED Sunday, April 5th: CLOSED Monday, April 6th: 8am – 4:45pm

Network Maintenance – Friday, December 19th

Gustavus Technology Services will be performing network maintenance on critical systems Friday, December 19 at 4:45 p.m.   Internet access, email, and the Gustavus website will be unavailable for approximately 45 minutes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Technology Helpline ( or 507-933-6111), or any Technology Services staff member.

Technology Helpline Thanksgiving Break Hours

The Technology Helpline hours for Thanksgiving break: Tuesday, November 25th: 8:00am – 4:45pm Wednesday, November 26th: 8:00am – 4:45pm Thursday, November 27th: CLOSED Friday, November 28th: CLOSED Saturday, November 29th: CLOSED Sunday, November 30th: CLOSED Monday, December 1st: 8:00am – 11:00pm (Start Regular Hours)    

Technology Updates for First Year Students – Antivirus and Software Updates

Before coming to Gustavus, one of the best things you can do for your computer is to run software updates and make sure your antivirus is up to date.  This will make registration on our network faster and easier. Running Updates: From our wiki: On Apple computers: On Windows computers: Once you have […]

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: Android Phones/Tablets: Other Smartphones: […]

Technology Updates for First Year Students – Download Microsoft Office

We at the Gustavus Technology Services have an exciting opportunity for you! All Gustavus students are now eligible to get a free subscription to Microsoft Office 365. As a current and active student, you will have access to Word, Excel, and Powerpoint through an Internet connection, and you are also able to download the full […]

Technology Updates for First Year Students – Purchasing a Computer

The biggest question Technology Services is asked from incoming First Year students is about what computer to purchase. Here at Gustavus, students are not required to bring their own computers to campus, however most do. There are computers available for use in most residential halls, academic buildings, and in the library. Along with this question, first year students […]

Technology Helpline – Summer Hours

Saturday, May 31st: Closed Sunday, June 1st: Closed Starting June 2nd –  Summer Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:45pm Saturday and Sunday: Closed 507-933-6111 Website and Live Chat: News and Information:  

Technology Helpline – Finals Week Hours

Thursday, May 22nd: 8:00am – 11:00pm (Reading Day) Friday, May 23rd: 8:00am – 4:45pm Saturday, May 24th: 12:00pm – 4:45pm Sunday, May 25th: 3:00pm – 11:00pm Monday, May 26th: 8:00am – 11:00pm Tuesday, May 27th: 8:00am – 4:45pm (Last Day of Finals) Wednesday, May 28th: 8:00am – 4:45pm Thursday, May 29th: 8:00am – 4:45pm Friday, May 30th: 8:00am – 4:45pm