EAC offers a variety of ways to connect to the internet while on campus. Personal devices can connect to our student and guest wireless network (EacMonsterNet) from most areas. There are also many computer labs on campus that are available to students to use for schoolwork, including internet access.
The process for connecting to the EacMonsterNet wireless network has been greatly simplified. Simply enable wireless on your personal device and choose EacMonsterNet. There is currently no username or password required, but please realize that all activity is monitored to ensure compliance with the EAC – Information Technology Resource Usage Policy
EacMonsterNet is primarily dedicated towards providing wireless internet access for computing devices such as laptops, desktops, tablets, and mobile phones. Although you may connect television streaming devices (Roku, Apple TV, etc.) or gaming consoles (Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, etc.), there is no guarantee they will function as intended.
Previously known as Office 365, Microsoft 365 is a cloud-based subscription service that provides you with the latest version of the Office desktop applications—Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.—and many other productivity services.
There is no cost for currently enrolled students to access all the tools we’ve made available withing Microsoft 365. Students who are no longer currently enrolled will only have access to email for three years before losing access.
OneDrive is a cloud-based storage and synchronization service operated by Microsoft as part of its Office Online suite. Your student One Drive account offers 1TB of storage, which enables you to share and access files from all of your Internet-connected devices.
Only available for students who are currently enrolled.
Microsoft uses multiple defenses to protect the information within 365, but you should take precautions as well.
When accessing OneDrive from a personal computer or device:
As part of the Office 365 subscription, every currently enrolled student at Eastern Arizona College is able to install the most recent version of Microsoft Office on up to five personally owned computers or devices.
If you’ve set up password recovery options on your Microsoft 365 account, you should be able to reset it yourself by following the instructions here.
If you haven’t set up password recovery options or they’re not working, you can seek help from the EAC Records office or at the EAC Library.
Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) is an authentication method that requires the user to provide two or more verification factors to gain access to a resource. Examples of multi-factor would be the use of password plus a one-time code that is texted to your personal device.
EAC will be implementing MFA in the near future for students when accessing Gila Hank Online, Microsoft 365, Canvas, and other resources. This is required by law, but it is also just a good idea to better protect your information.
EAC uses your Microsoft 365 account as the source for a Single Sign On experience across the different online resources and systems. As such, you only need to add multi-factor authentication methods to it to be protected across all those systems.
Microsoft 365 Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) helps safeguard access to data and applications while maintaining simplicity for users. It provides additional security by requiring a second form of authentication and delivers strong authentication via a range of easy to use authentication methods.
Follow these instructions to add or modify your current MFA Methods: EAC – Multi-Factor Authentication Instructions
“No Longer Enrolled”
“Newly Admitted” or “Recently Re-activated”
Depending on your enrollment status, certain systems and application may or may not be available to you.
“Currently Enrolled” students have full access to Gila Hank Online, MonsterMail, Microsoft 365 apps (including local installs for up to five devices), Canvas, etc.
“Recently Enrolled” students have access to Gila Hank Online and MonsterMail.
“No Longer Enrolled” students have no access to any EAC online student systems.
“Newly Admitted” or “Recently Re-activated” students will have access to Gila Hank Online and MonsterMail for the purpose of enrolling in classes. Failure to enroll in classes in a timely manner will result in the student’s enrollment status falling to “No Longer Enrolled” and losing all access.
Changes in enrollment status will either gain or remove parts of your access to EAC student systems such as Gila Hank Online and Microsoft 365.
Thirty days prior to any enrollment status change that will result in a reduction of access, the student will receive a notification on their EAC MonsterMail account which should provide opportunity to: