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Student Technical Services

Answers to Students' Computer Questions at NIC

Outlook for Mobile Devices

In order to setup your email on your smart phone or mobile device, you can download Outlook from your device's app store:

iOS

Android

Or you can use your device's mail app (links down below)

1. Open the Outlook app and tap on Get Started

2. Enter in your email address (eg. jstudent@northislandcollege.ca) and tap on "Add Account. It may ask to "Setup Account Manually", this is fine. 

      

3. Make sure to select "Exchange" as the email service (not Office 365)

      

4. Make sure "Advanced Settings" is enabled, there will now appear "Server" "Domain" and "Username".

a) For "Server", type webmail.nic.bc.ca (preferred) OR owa.nic.bc.ca

b) for "Domain", type nic.bc.ca

c) for "Username", type your student ID (eg. n9999999)

 

5. It will now ask you to setup another account, select "Maybe Later". Now choose if you'd like notifications, read the welcome messages, and you're all set!

 

Blackboard for Mobile Devices
Check your assignment due dates, grades, messages from your instructors, and a whole lot more. Just install the app on your mobile device and login using your myNIC userID and password.

For a complete listing of all the features, go Here

Get it from your device's app store:

Android

iOS

                                      

The NIC App
The NIC app helps you stay connected with the North Island College community, and puts the complete higher education experience in the palm of your hand.

Get it Here:

iOS
Android

The NIC app provides secured access to the following:

  • Course schedules
  • Pay tuition
  • Registration
  • Course Grades
  • Staff/Faculty Directory
  • Campus Maps

And more!

SIGNING IN:
After you’ve downloaded the app, use your myNIC User ID and password to access your information.

   

Office Apps for Tablets/Smart Phones

You can download Office 365 applications for your Tablet or Smart phone.

Simply go to your mobile App Store (Google Play or App Store) and install the apps individually. 

Once the apps are installed, you will be prompted to sign in using your @northislandcollege.ca email address and myNIC password.

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Kaltura KMS Go

Looking to upload video to Kaltura from your phone?

Use the BCNET KMS Go app!

Get it from the Apple iOS App Store 

Get it from the Google Play Store

 

Once downloaded, you'll need to connect to the NIC Kaltura Media Space site https://video.nic.bc.ca

Then sign in to your student account using your @northislandcollege.ca email address:

         

Once signed in you will be able to upload video directly to your My Media Space from your mobile device!

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