Information Technology Services
Information Technology Services (ITS) provides students, faculty, administration, and the larger campus community with the knowledge, skills, and technological resources to learn, teach, work, and excel in an increasingly technological campus and world. Learn more about our mission.
I forgot my password. How do I get a new one?
What computer should I purchase to bring to Bethany?
What software do I need to purchase?
Your Bethany Account
Bethany provides students and staff with computer and network accounts. This includes access to storage space on the Bethany network, internet access, and more. For details, please read the Bethany Account page.
Students and staff may reset their Bethany passwords on the Password Help page. If you cannot remember your current password or have other questions, please contact us by phone or in person.
Students, faculty, and staff can use MyBLC to access course schedules, grades, class lists and rosters, and more.
Bethany email accounts (students, faculty, staff, and alumni) are provided at gmail.blc.edu. Sign in with your Bethany username and password. You will not use your full email address to sign in unless visiting gmail.com directly. For additional information and troubleshooting, read the Bethany Email Account page.
Policies and Guidelines
Please review the IT Services Mission, Policies, and Guidelines page prior to using your Bethany account or Bethany technology resources.
See the Your Devices page for help with:
- Selecting a computer to bring to Bethany
- Protecting your computer
- Troubleshooting your computer
- Selecting a phone to bring to Bethany
- Selecting a tablet to bring to Bethany
If you need assistance with your device, we may be able to provide free help. Please contact us for more information.
A general-use computer lab is located on the first floor of Old Main. Classroom labs are located on the lower level of Meyer Hall; these are available for general use when a class is not in session.
Satellite TV service with approximately 50 channels is available in most lounges around campus. By default, residence hall rooms receive only Channel 3, which is produced by our own TV studio as part of the communication program. For a fee, students may receive the full channel lineup in their rooms as well. See the TV Service page for details.
Courtesy phones are located in public areas around campus. By default, residence hall rooms do not have phone service, but students may request service for a fee. See the Phone Service page for details.
Network Resources and Web Services
For information on connecting to the Bethany network for data storage, web publishing, or Internet access, please see Network and Internet Access.
Please see the Library page for information on databases, journals, and other resources.
Having trouble figuring out how to do something with Bethany's information technology? These tutorials and walkthroughs can get you moving in the right direction. If you're still having trouble, please contact the IT Help Desk.
- Copying and scanning documents
- Get a list of textbooks needed for your courses
- Forwarding your BLC.edu email
- Install Microsoft Office (Windows)
- Install Microsof Office (Mac)
- Access Bethany email on Apple devices
- Access Bethany email on Android devices
- Using the Chapel Audio System
Additional tutorials and walkthroughs can be found at itresources.blc.edu (on-campus access only).
The Computer Help Desk is available for students, staff and faculty to help solve computer or networking issues.
For all technology inquiries (computer, network, TV, phone, etc.):
- Submit your request at www.blc.edu / helpdesk
- Call (507) 344-7411
- Visit the IT office in Meyer Hall 203
For help with the Bethany web site, please contact the web team.
For any other questions or more information, please contact the Information Technology Services Director.