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myColby is a set of dynamic web pages which present information to a user based on their role within the College.  The tabs across the top of the page will be different for students, faculty and visitors who have not authenticated.  Each tab displays a selection of portlets with content pertinent to the user.
To Login:
Click on the Login button in the top right corner of the page.  Enter your Colby login and password and click on the "Login" button.  The page will reload showing the tabs specific to your role.  You will also see a bar welcoming you to myColby and showing a Logout link.
To Logout:
It is very important for you to log out when you are finished with your session -- especially if you are on a public computer!!  Click on the word "Logout" in the top center of the page.
Here are some navigation tips to quickly get from place to place as you begin moving around within myColby.

   Clicking on a tab at the top of the page will always load the home page for that tab.

   The home page for a tab will display a number of portlets in the main content area of the page.

   The left column of a page will display: 
  • the name of the tab you are currently viewing.
  • the name of the page you are on, followed by a list of the portlets on the page.
  • a list of pages created under the tab.
  • any subsections that have been created under the tab.  Subsections display a folder icon.
  • Quick Links defined by the authenticated user and the College.
NOTE:  Most items in the left column are links which will take you to a portlet or page.  Click on the + to the left of My Pages to display a list of links there.
   Click on the title of the portlet to display that portlet by itself on the page.  The originating page name will appear at the top of the content area, as a link.  Click on this link to display all the portlets once more.
    To return to the main page for a tab, click on the tab at the top of the page or the name of the tab at the top of the left column.
    As you navigate through the content on a tab, you will create a You Are Here: "breadcrumb" in the bar just below the Home tab.  This will display the path you have taken to your current location as a series of links, which you may click to return to any of the previous pages.
    All pages have a "Print Friendly" link at the top left of the content area.  Click on this to display just the information in the content area.  Click on the "Send to Printer" button to print the content.  Then click on the "Exit Print Mode" link next to this button to return to the full display of the page or portlet.