You will have access to integrated technology, high-definition editing suites, technology workshops and more.

Access, Creativity, Collaboration

Our vision is to redefine the Jewell experience by using technology that enables access, creativity and collaboration in a 21st century higher education community.

What does this mean for you as a Jewell student?

  • With reliable wireless access anywhere on campus, your learning will not be bound by the limits of a physical campus.
  • Be part of a community where learning is among, between and led by students. We challenge the traditional instruction-based approach.
  • You have 24/7 access to the Pryor Learning Commons, with collaboration studios, editing suites and more.
  • Take part in professional development through workshops, and receive one-on-one assistance through our eHub.

Technology Resources

  • Technology Recommendations

    Below are the minimum suggested technologies one might need while studying at William Jewell College; better/faster/larger/newer is fine as long as supported by applicable application software. Some departments/disciplines may have specific technology requirements. Please contact those departments if you have questions regarding their technology requirements. While the institution has invested in building an Apple ecosystem throughout campus, our academic spaces (classrooms) can accommodate all types of computers and mobile devices. 


    • All Jewell students receive Microsoft Office 365 Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.). 
    • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator, etc.) is installed on select computers across campus. 
    • Anti-virus software is strongly recommended. 

    Recommended Devices
    Educational Discounts are available through Dell and Apple. Protection Plan/Apple Care is strongly recommended. 

    PC Laptops

    • Dell Inspiron 
    • Storage: Over 256GB 
    • Operating System: Windows 10 OS or better 



    iPad Accessories (please check for compatibility with iPad model)

    Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you need assistance paying for computers, software, or other technologies. The Financial Aid Office will do its best to help you find the funding to help you. 

    Book an Appointment with the Financial Aid Office.

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  • Personal Computers and Applications

    • Apple Mac OS X – OS X 10.14 and above are supported operating systems.
    • Microsoft Windows – Windows 7 and above are supported operating systems on campus.
    • Microsoft Office – The College currently supports Office 2016, Office 2019 and Office 365. Students are provided access to Office 365 free of charge. To gain access to the suite of Microsoft 365 applications, go to to activate your Jewell Office 365 account.
    • Software Updates – All Windows and OS X and iOS devices should be configured so that Automatic Updates are turned on. Additionally, all other software such as web browsers, Java, Flash, Silverlight and Acrobat Reader should be kept updated.
    • Anti-Virus Software – Every computer should have anti-virus software installed such as McAfee, Symantec, AVG, etc. 
    • This list is not inclusive, students should check with individual instructors prior to a class to see if they are aware of any additional software compatibility issues.
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  • Mobile Devices/Smart Phones/Game Consoles

    • iPad/iPhone – iOS 12 and iPadOS and above are supported operating systems.
    • Android Phones/Android Handhelds – Android 7.0 and above are supported operating systems.
    • Nintendo Switch/PlayStation/Xbox – These game consoles are supported by the wireless GameStream network of the College, but will require some setup. Please contact your Residence Director for details.
    • Audio and Video Streaming Devices (Apple TV, Roku, SmartTVs, GoogleHome, Amazon Echo, etc.) – Most devices are supported by the wireless GameStream network of the College, but will require some configuration. Devices that require your phone, tablets or PCs to also be on the GameStream will not work. An example of this is Chromecast. Please Information Technology with additional questions.
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  • Support Information

    • HelpDesk Tickets – For issues with email, network and general troubleshooting, please go to Do not call Information Technology directly.
    • Student Support Scope – The IT Department will limit work on student’s BYOD (bring your own devices) to minimally invasive procedures. Any hardware or warranty work should be performed by outside vendors or the place where the device was purchased.
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  • Storage Space

    • Students are given 1 TB of storage space on their OneDrive through College’s Microsoft 365 subscription.
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  • Wireless and Ethernet Connections

    • Wireless Network – Access Points are available in all residence halls, as well as the PLC, Union, Library and all academic buildings. In order to connect to the wireless network on Windows devices, students will need to set up a wireless profile. Step-by-step instructions are available in the Knowledge Base at, or you may submit a HelpDesk ticket to request assistance from Information Technology. NOTE: Personal Wireless Routers are not allowed on campus networks. They can interfere with regular wireless traffic and cause downtimes.
    • Ethernet Connections – Requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis when desired devices will not support wireless connectivity. Please submit a HelpDesk ticket and include building, room number, device type, Ethernet MAC address and jack number you would like connected.
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  • Printing

    • Network Printers – Students can print to a number of network printers located on the Scribe2 print server.
    • Print Quota – Every student receives 300 (black and white) pages of network printing per semester. At the end of each semester any unused printing balance will roll over to the next semester. This balance is limited to two semesters' worth of credit.
    • Additional Pages – These can be purchased through the Business Office at 5¢ (BW) or 10¢ (color) per page (minimum $10 purchase).
    • Wireless Printing – The College’s systems support direct printing from student iPad and other mobile devices. Instructions for printing directly from iPads and other mobile devices can be found at:
    • Personal Printers – Personal printers are not supported in resident halls or on the campus wireless network.
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  • Computer Labs on Campus

    Use the above referenced locker space while using these machines to avoid data loss.

    • Jewell Hall 203 – Open 6 a.m.-6 p.m.
    • Pryor Learning Commons – Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
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