Welcome to MLC Network Services

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Martin Luther College’s Network Services is in charge of all technology and telephone hardware and software on campus. We provide connections in each dorm room for access to the campus network and Internet, printers, computer labs, classroom technology, and much more for the students, faculty, and staff of Martin Luther College.

The Network Services staff welcomes your questions. We are here to help. The help desk is usually manned Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm and Sunday through Thursday from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm.

If you are in any computer lab with a blue phone, just pick it up to reach the help desk.

Along with maintaining the network infrastructure, we also provide services directly to students who need help. Here are just a few things we can help you with:

  • Spyware and malware removal
  • Network connections issues
  • Software installation
  • Hardware consultation
  • Document scanning
  • Printing issues
  • Much more …

Follow us on Twitter @mlcnetwork, like us on Facebook, add us to your circles on Google+, or subscribe to our blog, Bits to Bytes, to find out more about what is going on within Network Services along with what changes might be coming in the future as well.

You can find a lot of information in this section of the site, but if you ever have any questions, we are here to help.

News & Notes

Keep Up To Date

Get the latest security fixes for your software. The people who build the software you use are constantly working to make that software more secure. Many software packages will inform you when an update is available. Others may update automatically. Check weekly to make sure that you have the latest updates. Follow the links below […]

Beware of Malware

Malware allows cybercriminals to use your device for purposes you never intended. Cybercriminals create malware to mine cryptocurrencies, steal information, crack passwords, and coordinate future attacks. Malware can find its way onto your device in the form of a free software download. It could be installed on your system by browsing a website with a […]

Keep Your Mobile Devices Safe

Our modern devices are small enough to take anywhere, yet big enough to carry all of our information. Their small size makes them easily stolen, and the quantity of precious information makes them a very valuable target. Protect your device with a passcode or a password. Always lock them when not in use. Never leave […]

Better Passwords

The best passwords are long, unpredictable, unique, and private. Long, complex passwords are the best defense against brute force attacks. Computers are fast. Attackers can test many possible passwords against your account in a short time. A few additional characters make a big difference. Use 12 or more characters. Random or unpredictable passwords are the […]

Information Security Is For Everyone

Throughout the month of October, we are going to be highlighting various aspects of information security as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. As digital devices and services continue to be key components of the work we do as students, faculty, and staff information security becomes more and more important. Having good, unique passwords, keeping […]