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MyDC Web Portal An Overview. What is a Web Portal? A web portal is a single, integrated point for comprehensive and useful access to information, people,

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1 MyDC Web Portal An Overview

2 What is a Web Portal? A web portal is a single, integrated point for comprehensive and useful access to information, people, and resources.A web portal is a single, integrated point for comprehensive and useful access to information, people, and resources. It is a personalized and customized user interface that provides access to information both internal and external to Darton College.It is a personalized and customized user interface that provides access to information both internal and external to Darton College. Users can access the portal at any time from any place via the Internet, and obtain the campus information and resources they depend on daily.Users can access the portal at any time from any place via the Internet, and obtain the campus information and resources they depend on daily.

3 MyDC Web Portal - Features One-stop shopping” for:“One-stop shopping” for: MyDC and Darton (Exchange/Outlook) MyDC and Darton (Exchange/Outlook) Class CalendarsClass Calendars Banner Self-ServiceBanner Self-Service Targeted AnnouncementsTargeted Announcements Club web pages and discussion groupsClub web pages and discussion groups DC Classified adsDC Classified ads More than 400 news, information and entertainment channelsMore than 400 news, information and entertainment channels

4 How do I access MyDC? Lookup your DCid and PINLookup your DCid and PIN Your DCid is an account in the format of firstname.lastnameYour DCid is an account in the format of firstname.lastname Your PIN is the same six-character value as your Banner Web PINYour PIN is the same six-character value as your Banner Web PIN Future ImplementationsFuture Implementations Your DCid and computer logon account will be the same value (firstname.lastname) Your DCid and computer logon account will be the same value (firstname.lastname) Logon to MyDC at to MyDC at

5 TabChannel MyDC Logon and Terminology Links

6 MyDC vs. Darton Your MyDC inbox is not the same as your Darton (Exchange) faculty/staff inbox.Your MyDC inbox is not the same as your Darton (Exchange) faculty/staff inbox. A common feature of web portals is an integrated system – each user of MyDC (faculty/staff and students) will have a MyDC account.A common feature of web portals is an integrated system – each user of MyDC (faculty/staff and students) will have a MyDC account. MyDC is not designed to be a replacement for the existing faculty/staff Exchange system.MyDC is not designed to be a replacement for the existing faculty/staff Exchange system. You may decide not to use your MyDC , but users of MyDC may still send to your MyDC address. If you choose not to use MyDC or check your MyDC inbox, you should setup forwarding to your Darton inbox.You may decide not to use your MyDC , but users of MyDC may still send to your MyDC address. If you choose not to use MyDC or check your MyDC inbox, you should setup forwarding to your Darton inbox. Instructions for setting up forwarding have been provided in the handout, or you can follow the instructions available under > Options > Auto Forward.Instructions for setting up forwarding have been provided in the handout, or you can follow the instructions available under > Options > Auto Forward.

7 MyDC Expand the view by clicking the link at the top of the window.Expand the view by clicking the link at the top of the window. Your MyDC is available through the channel on the MyDC tab.Your MyDC is available through the channel on the MyDC tab.

8 Access Darton via MyDC You can also access your Darton (Exchange) directly through MyDC by clicking the Darton Mail tab. Logon is required.You can also access your Darton (Exchange) directly through MyDC by clicking the Darton Mail tab. Logon is required.

9 MyDC – Targeted Announcements MyDC can be used to send announcements that are targeted to specific audiences. There are two types of targeted announcements.MyDC can be used to send announcements that are targeted to specific audiences. There are two types of targeted announcements. Campus Announcements – Sent to all MyDC usersCampus Announcements – Sent to all MyDC users Personal Announcements – Sent to specific MyDC users (by major, course, role, etc)Personal Announcements – Sent to specific MyDC users (by major, course, role, etc) Please contact OIT to request or send an announcementPlease contact OIT to request or send an announcement

10 MyDC provides direct access to Banner Self- Service without requiring you to logon again. Staff – Access via the Employee tab Faculty – Access via the Faculty-Banner tab, then click the Academic Services link PIN Change All MyDC users change their PIN through Banner Self-Service Click Personal Information > Change Your PIN Direct access to Banner Self-Service

11 MyDC allows you to communicate with your friends and colleagues in an informal setting through MyDC Groups.MyDC allows you to communicate with your friends and colleagues in an informal setting through MyDC Groups. Click the Groups link to join or request a groupClick the Groups link to join or request a group Student club advisors can create and customize a group page for their clubs and organizations.Student club advisors can create and customize a group page for their clubs and organizations. Faculty and staff can create groups based on hobbies or common interest.Faculty and staff can create groups based on hobbies or common interest. The Grape VineThe Grape Vine MyDC – Groups

12 MyDC offers more than 400 channels to add to your portal News – ABC, BBC, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, and Reuters ESPN Sports channels Newspapers – USA Today, The Washington Post, Albany Herald Magazines – National Geographic, Wired News, TIME, PC Magazine Many, many more! MyDC – Channels To add channels to your portal: Click the Content/Layout link Follow the on-screen instructions

13 MyDC – DC Classifieds DC Classifieds is a channel you can use to buy, sell, and trade your goods and services.DC Classifieds is a channel you can use to buy, sell, and trade your goods and services. You should use DC Classifieds to reach your intended audience rather than using MyDC or Darton .You should use DC Classifieds to reach your intended audience rather than using MyDC or Darton . DC Classifieds is available under the Employee tab, or you can add it to any other tab by clicking the Content/Layout linkDC Classifieds is available under the Employee tab, or you can add it to any other tab by clicking the Content/Layout link

14 Support for MyDC and other Darton resources is available via the Support tabSupport for MyDC and other Darton resources is available via the Support tab Many channels and links in MyDC provide content-specific help, such as the Manage Content/Layout link shown belowMany channels and links in MyDC provide content-specific help, such as the Manage Content/Layout link shown below MyDC – Help and Support

15 MyDC – Questions? ?


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