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TARA, the Smith Technology And Resource Adviser, is a collection of technology information and instructions created by the ITS staff for the Smith community.

IT Service Outage: During regular business hours we post status updates on known issues on the ITS homepage.

Windows 11: Users on Windows computers may have recently noticed pop-up messages regarding Windows 11. These Microsoft messages are for information purposes only in anticipation of the release later this year. At this time, the message can be disregarded and the pop-ups closed. Information about updating Smith computers to Windows 11 will be provided at a later date.

Smith College Assistive Listening Device Guidelines- Assistive listening devices must be made available in any space that requires amplification. For more information see Smith College Assistive Listening Device Procedure

Updating the Name on your OneCard: Smith students, faculty and staff who use a first name other than their legal name are now able to receive an updated OneCard, which reflects the name they use. For more information go to Updating the Name on your OneCard.


Workday is now live for human resources, payroll, and student employment 3/31/2019 - You can log in to Workday at or through the Workday link on the Smith Portal. If you have questions or need assistance write to or visit (Smith login required) for how-tos, FAQs, information about training, and a help request form.

Guest Wireless Access: Select the Connect2Smith wireless network. When prompted for a password enter: sophiasmith

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