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Core Services: Network Resources

NovellCalvin provides a Novell account to all faculty, staff, and students for gaining access to the Calvin network, printing and storing work, course and academic files. Calvin's Novell fileservers are backed up on a regular basis.

It is the responsibility of all users of Calvin Information Technology resources to be familiar with the Policy on Responsible Use of Technology.

Guest Access FAQs

Storing your files

Pros and cons of file storage, as well as what type of files should be stored where:

Network Maintenance

Weekly schedule for network maintenance

Software maintenance

Patch management schedule

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Faculty/Staff printing

Faculty and staff are automatically given access to their department printer. In addition, they can add access to other printers using iPrint Secure Printer Setup.

Student Printing

Each student is allotted a $30 printing quota per semester. This is the equivalent of 500 black and white pages.

Using PaperCut, students can print to Calvin printers from personal computers.

Wired/Wireless Access


Students can connect their personal computer to Calvin's Network wirelessly or with an ethernet cable.

Faculty/Staff & Visitors

Wired: Calvin offers many facilities with wired network access for faculty and staff. Guests may connect to Calvin's internet with the necessary equipment.

Wireless: Calvin provides wireless for our students, our faculty and staff, and our guests.