Links & Reference Guides

  • 1600grand | 1600grand.macalester.edu | Macalester's portal, 1600grand, is the gateway to many Macalester resources, such as applying for housing, registering for classes, reviewing your vacation balance, or today's Café Mac menu.
  • Argos Information | argos.macalester.edu | Argos is the main Macalester reporting tool. The Argos Web Viewer is accessible on any web browser. 
  • Banner | 1600grand.macalester.edu | Banner is the Macalester Enterprise Resource Planning software from Ellucian. It supports these business operations: Student Information, Financial Management, Financial Aid, Employment Services.
  • dotCMS Information | webdb.macalester.edu/admin | dotCMS is a Web-based content management system that makes it easy for website contributors to add and edit content. 
  • Citrix Information | macapps.macalester.edu | Citrix is an application that allows remote access to Web applications and software programs. Citrix also enables Mac OX users to access Windows based software. 
  • Google Apps Information | mail.macalester.edu | Macalester uses Google Apps to provide the community with email, calendaring, and file collaboration. Members of the community are provided an account as part of their login credentials. 
  • Mailman Information | lists.macalester.edu | Mailman (listserv) is a web-based software for managing electronic mail discussion and e-newsletter mailing lists.
  • Moodle Information | moodle.macalester.edu | Faculty use Moodle, the College’s Learning Management System (LMS), to create online learning communities that support teaching and learning.
  • Moodle Groups | moodlegroups.macalester.edu | Moodle Groups is a space in which faculty, staff, and student groups, such as committees and clubs, can collaborate.
  • Password | password.macalester.edu | Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is used to synchronize your username and password to multiple accounts (e.g., Google Apps, Moodle, Active Directory, 1600grand). How to create a strong password.
  • Poster Printing Information | Downloading a poster template, design guidelines, and instructions on how to get a poster printed for scholarship and learning.
  • Print Services Information | Printing is available to in public computer labs for students at no cost. Additional print services are available. 
  • Shared Drives Information | Each department has a department folder under admin or academic (G drive). Each member of the community has a personal folder (H drive) on the Macalester shared drives. 
  • Technology Checklists | Each technology checklist will students, faculty and staff make the most out of the Macalester's technology resources.
  • Voice Services Information | Voice services include college landlines, voice mail, voice conferencing, and call centers.