Welcome New Undergraduate Students!

We look forward to getting you connected when you arrive on campus! All Incoming students receive a technology orientation during one of the New Student Orientation Programs. These are Laser Link and Navigating Lasell and Boston for first-year students planning to start in the fall, Transfer Orientation in August for transfer students planning to start in the fall, and Winter Orientation for those students planning to start in January. Social and academic programs such as Office365 (Email, OneDrive, and Office Online) Moodle Learning Management System, and MyLasell portal are covered in these sessions.

We have provided the following Pre-Arrival and Arrival Checklists  as a resource for you to prepare your computer for Lasell's network.

Pre-Arrival Checklist

Setup or Install

  • Antivirus Program such as McAfee or Norton by Symantec for PC users or Sophos (free for Mac) for Mac users. Only use one antivirus at a time.
  • Anti-Malware Program such as Malwarebytes (free for Windows and Mac).
  • Word Processor Microsoft Word (free download for Windows and Mac from your Lasell Office365 account).
  • Configure your Email For Your Mobile Devices by using Exchange set up. If you need assistance, please give the Technology Help Desk a call at 617.243.2200 or email us at helpdesk@lasell.edu

Purchase

  • Laptop Lock to secure your laptop in your residence hall.
  • Coax Cable to connect your cable-ready TV to our cable system. Cost of Basic Cable service is included in Room and Board.

Update Your System (A couple of days before arriving to campus.)

  • Windows Computers: Update and install all high-priority updates. Repeat the update procedure until you receive the message 'No high-priority updates for your computer are available'.
  • Run malware and virus scans.
  • Mac Computers: Update your MacOS through the Apple Store.

Optional

  • Ethernet cable to connect to the wired network, if you have a desktop computer without wireless capability and also recommended for video streaming.
  • Other Software Programs are available at a discounted rate at www.studica.com and www.journeyed.com.

Arrival Checklist

Connect Computer to Lasell Network

  • Connect to Wired or Wireless Network (Wireless Network SSID is Lasell.)
  • Mac Computers: Open a web browser and enter your Lasell User ID and Password.
  • Windows Computers: Open a web browser and enter your Lasell User ID and Password.
  • Click on the Bradford Agent button to install it.
  • Follow the prompts to Install Bradford Agent.
  • When Bradford Agent is installed it will prompt you to log into the Lasell Wireless Network.

When You Arrive on Campus in September

The Technology Help Desk team will be here to answer your questions, help connect you to our systems and to assist you with technical issues you may encounter.

Wireless is available in all residence halls and most public areas throughout campus.