Set Mac OS to Lock Your Screen Automatically

If you are using any type of electronic device (e.g. smartphone, laptop, or tablet) to access University of Chicago systems, you must have an automatic screen lock configured.  If you are using a University-issued device, it will already be configured to meet this...

Warnings Regarding macOS 11

12/1/2020: We in Social Sciences Computing Services are still evaluating the compatibility of Big Sur with various widely used software programs and campus online services. Some compatibility problems have been overcome, but others still exist. The version of Cisco...

How to run EasyVNC

EasyVNC is provided and maintained by the Social Sciences Division in order to simplify the process of connecting to our servers.  If you encounter any problems with the software, you should contact the Social Sciences Server Support Group by...

How to use your CNET credentials in MacOS X

HOW TO CONNECT TO AND MAP A NETWORK SHARED FOLDER ON A MACINTOSH COMPUTER 1.   Click on the Finder icon  in the Dock along the bottom of the screen. 2.   Press the keys Command and K at the same time to bring up the ‘Connect to Server’ window: 3. In the Server...