Category Archives: Google

11/15 6pm Google Docs available

Looks like they’re back! 4:30pm You’ll probably get a “502” error with the sad robot in pieces. It should be back soon. To: Everyone From: Veronica Brandstrader, LTS, x2171 More info: Computing Help Desk, x3333, 781.283.7777, or helpdesk@wellesley.edu

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New! Google Drive File Stream to sync docs locally

Drive File Steam is the replacement for the old Drive client that allows you to download and work on Google docs on your computer, and have the version on Google’s server automatically updated. The old Google Drive Client will continue to … Continue reading

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9/7 1pm Google Drive issues resolved

Google reports that Drive is now available again.  Apologies for the disruption. 10:30am – We have received several reports that Google Drive is unavailable.  It does not appear to be affecting all accounts.  As we learn more we will update … Continue reading

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4/28 Gmail POP/IMAP available

While POP/IMAP is available, we will work with people who use these options to move to other tools. We are likely to turn off POP/IMAP in the future, to eliminate abuse by hackers. 4/27 2pm Due to some new, nasty phishing, we’re … Continue reading

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Some Google updates

Google will begin rolling out a new login page beginning April 10: Your Wellesley Google Apps account will stay signed in until you sign out (click your profile icon in the top right and choose Sign out). If you use … Continue reading

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8/24 Logging into Gmail, you’ll see 2fa.wellesley.edu

We will be introducing 2-Factor Authentication, an option to add another layer of verification when you log into Gmail — a full explanation is coming soon. Beginning tomorrow, you’ll briefly see the URL “2fa.wellesley.edu” appear: before and after you log into … Continue reading

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8/19 10:15am Google icon in MyWellesley working

It’s back! Apologies for the interruption. 10am Clicking the Google icon in the upper right of MyWellesley gives you an “unhandled exception” error. You can login to Wellesley Gmail directly at mail.wellesley.edu while we fix this. To: Faculty, staff, students From: … Continue reading

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8/8 5pm Google Drive is mostly back

You may experience residual  issues, but the vast majority of access should be back. 2:30pm From Google: “We’re investigating reports of an issue with Google Drive. We will provide more information shortly.” – 11:50am EST Direct links to docs work, … Continue reading

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6/30 Noon Google calendar issue resolving

From what we’ve seen, calendars should be working normally. 10am You may notice issues using Google Calendar; Google is aware of the problem. We will post when we know it’s resolved — you may notice it working before then. To: … Continue reading

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6/21 7:30am Possible blip logging into College applications

On Tues. 6/21 at 7:30am you may notice a brief interruption when logging in with your domain account to some apps (e.g., Google Apps, MyWellesley portal, Banner, other web applications). To: Faculty, staff, students From, more info: Erin Richardson, LTS, x2867

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