We are thrilled you have chosen to attend Olivet. One area vital to the Olivet experience is technology.  Through that you will be able to connect with friends, family, and teachers and stay in the loop with everything that occurs on Olivet's campus.

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Technology & Library Orientation Course

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11/04/2015 - Emergency Full IT System Outage - Thursday, November 5, 7:45 pm to 10:15 pm

There will be a full IT system outage on Thursday, November 5, beginning at 7:45 pm and lasting approximately 2.5 hours.  This outage is to perform emergency maintenance addressing recent power issues that have been affecting our data center.  Access to all university systems and the Internet will be unavailable during this time.


07/16/2015 - Olivet email log in change coming August 25

A very important change that affects how you log in to your Olivet email account is scheduled for Tuesday, August 25!  At that time you will begin using your ONUnet password to log in to your email and no longer need to maintain a separate email password.  The ONUnet password is what you use to log in to other Olivet services such as My.Olivet and Joule.


07/06/2015 - Joule Upgrade to Version 2.8 - July 8-9

Our Joule system is scheduled to be upgraded to version 2.8 starting on July 8 at approximately 11:00 pm and lasting until 5:00 am on July 9.  Both times are Central Daylight Time and Joule will be inaccessible for periods of time during the upgrade window.


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Open Is there any phone service that comes with my room?

Olivet Nazarene University does not provide students with telephone services from their residence hall rooms as just about everyone has their own personal device.  For students who may not have their own phone, there is a phone in the commons area of each residence hall that they can use.

Open Who is Ellucian?

Ellucian, Inc. is an educational software company based in Fairfax, Virginia.

Open What is Colleague?

Colleague is a software package from Ellucian that includes Student System, Financials (including online requisitions), Human Resources, and Advancement programs.

Open What is the Olivet Portal?

The university portal, My.Olivet.edu, brings all our systems together in an integrated solution.  Some single sign-on functionality is part of the portal and it provides a one-stop shop for information you may need as a student or employee of Olivet Nazarene University.

Open What is Ellucian Mobile Access (MOX)?

Ellucian Mobile Access (MOX) is a fully integrated mobile app for all Ellucian applications.

Open What is Intelligent Learning Platform?

Intelligent Learning Platform is Ellucian’s new teaching and learning system. Ellucian has partnered with Moodle Rooms to give clients a cost-effective, integrated option for a learning management system.

Open What is Outlook?

Microsoft Outlook is an email client that can connect to different email systems.  ONU faculty and staff use Outlook as their primary email client.  Students can use Outlook as an email client to connect to their Olivet Email account or just use the web-based interface (Outlook Web App) found at email.olivet.edu.

Open What is eAdvising?

eAdvising is an Ellucian module for helping administrators, faculty, and students track their curriculum for successful degree completion.

Open Does Olivet offer wireless network access?

Yes. Olivet offers free wireless network access to current students, faculty, and staff. We also offer complimentary temporary guest access.

Open Does Olivet offer a guest wireless network?

Yes. We offer complimentary WiFi to all guests.  For guest WiFi access, connect the device to ONUGuest and follow the prompts.  The self-generated account will expire after 24 hours. This network has restricted network access, and some common programs may not work on this network (Outlook, etc).

Note: You are responsible for the conduct of your guest and are required to inform them of any and all ONUnet policies.

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