Activating your Faculty / Staff Account

Attached via email is your IT Welcome Letter, addressed to your email address submitted on file.

Your IT Welcome Letter contains your Username and Password for accessing computer services and electronic resources.

We recommend using Google Chrome while going through this process.  

Activate Your Account

Please Note: Your username is firstname_lastname, (exceptions may apply as noted in your welcome packet)

Email address is username@williamjames.edu

1. Change your Password

Login at Login.williamjames.edu (our single sign-on page, aka OneLogin)

Enter your:  Email Address: firstname_lastname@williamjames.edu

 Password: email password

Follow the on-screen prompts to change your password.  Click the college logo in the top left corner of the screen to view all the Apps

For more detailed steps please visit this article: Using OneLogin

We strongly recommend using Multi-Factor Authentication or MFA to protect your account as well as your colleagues from potential attacks.

If you would like to know more, please see these articles:

What is Multi-Factor Authentication or MFA? 

How do I sign up for Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)? 

2. Log into SSIG

Log into The Secured Student Gateway (SSIG) by clicking the Campus Cafe icon below.

S.S.I.G is where you can manage your classes, advises, view class schedules, search Field Placement sites, update your faculty information, view account summary, and other information related to your academic profile.

Please view the instructional video that is on the SSIG home page.  It will show you how to navigate the site.

When you click on the campus cafe tile you will be asked to install a browser extension for OneLogin.  

OneLogin provides the schools single sign on page or SSO.  Signing into this system grants you access to all of the schools systems without logging in to each one.  For this to work properly you will have to install a small piece of software called a browser extension.  

Click Download the Extension, install the extension/s for the browser/s you typically use.  If you need detailed steps on how to do this please follow this link:  Installing browser extensions for OneLogin

Go back to Login.williamjames.edu and click on the SSIG/Campus Cafe tile

Please update your Mobile Number in SSIG so you will receive important information about school closings and emergency situations

  1. Click the menu button in the top left corner
  2. My Info
  3. Address/Phones

Click the Pencil to edit, enter your mobile number and click Save

If you would like to opt out of this service please see these instructions:  Editing your phone number in SSIG

For more detailed instructions on SSIG click this link.

3. Log into Email

Office 365 is the email system we use.

To login please go to login.williamjames.edu page and click on the Office 365 tile.

Information about Office Training is available in this article: Microsoft Office Training and additional information on Microsoft Office/ Office 365 can be found at this link.

4. LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online training platform the school uses for professional development and training.  You have full access to the site and all of its contents, it can be accessed through the Single Sign On Portal above or by going to Login.williamjames.edu and clicking the LinkedIn Learning tile under the Online Training section.

When you log in you will see a section called From your Organization.  This section contains training resources which have been assigned, and will help you learn to use the various platforms and technologies we use at the school.

5. Get Your Employee ID

During your technology orientation (usually on your first day) day there will be scheduled time for you to get your picture taken for your Employee ID.  If this time was not scheduled please contact Support@williamjames.edu

Additional Information

Software Available for Download

The school provides the following software for FREE.

Further information on Software Downloads can be found here.

Software Availability Download From
Microsoft Office Free Microsoft Office Install Instructions
Anti-Virus (Sophos)
Free Version Installing Anti-Virus
SPSS Free for the current semester SPSS Install Intructions

Going forward you can access all of these sites through our portal Login.williamjames.edu

For further instructions on how to use Wi-Fi, Printing, Email, Canvas, and SSIG navigation please see the Faculty/Staff section at this link.

Answers to many commonly asked questions can be found on our Support site: Support.williamjames.edu and the Help Desk can be reached at Support@williamjames.edu or 617-327-6777 x1600

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