The Information Technology department strives to offer an empowering, technology rich environment and to lead technology initiatives with innovative strategic vision, while delivering exceptional customer service, support, and security to the College user community.

How do I get technical support?

Service Desk Hours

  • Year-round: Monday-Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM
  • We are closed with the Campus and/or Library are closed (e.g. Holidays)

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do when I cannot login to my account?

  1. You can reset your password from Office 365
    1. Click “I forgot my password” then choose next
    2. Verify the code sent to your alternate email address or phone number
    3. Create a new password
  2. Call the Service Desk at 812-535-1177

I just reset my password and not it’s not working. What do I do?

  1. Update saved passwords on your mobile devices (phones and tablets) and your browsers and/or Keychain (for Mac users)
  2. Wait 1 hour and try again
  3. If it is still not working (or you don’t have an hour to wait), you can call the Service Desk.
Screenshot of Brightspace support module

I am having trouble with my Canvas courses. What do I do?

  1. If you cannot login, call the Service desk.
  2. Once you are able to log in, click the Help button in the navigation menu
  3. Select “Chat with Canvas Support” or call the Support Hotline at 1-855-235-3381

Canvas support representatives are available 24/7 and are the first-line of support for all items related to Canvas.

I do not have Microsoft Office on my computer. How do I get it?

  1. Visit and sign in with your SMWC email address and password
  2. To install on your computer, click the Install Apps button and follow the steps to install
  3. You may also use the Office Online apps from the website

I need software other than Office for my coursework. Where do I go?

Visit and browse the software offered at an educational discount. Create an account using your SMWC email address and you can purchase the package you need.