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AT&TOglethorpe University has negotiated special pricing for our students, faculty and staff through AT&T for their wireless and mobile needs. The recommended hardware for accessing e-mail, calendar as well as text and voice is the Apple iPhone and Microsoft Windows Mobile (Version 5.0 and above) powered devices. While other devices may work on the Oglethorpe network, our network has been optimized for the iPhone and Windows Mobile. Further, IT Services is unable to assist with other devices.

Apple iPhones are available with the Oglethorpe discount at your local AT&T retailer or online through the links below. If you go to the AT&T store, please bring your PetrelPass (Oglethorpe ID) with you to get the discount.

Windows Mobile based devices are also available at AT&T as well as other cell phone providers.

Finally, for which cellular services and devices that DO NOT work well on campus, check the FAQ page on the topic or contact IT Services.

Please follow the below links to access the special pricing Oglethorpe University has received from AT&T:

Employee (Faculty and Staff):
http://att.com/wireless/oglethorpe

Student:
http://att.com/wireless/stormypetrel

If you have an iPhone and want to configure it to access your Oglethorpe e-mail, please follow either the iPhone setup instructions for Faculty and Staff or the iPhone setup instructions for Students.

If you have an Android smart phone and want to configure it to access your Oglethorpe e-mail, please follow either the Android setup instructions for Faculty and Staff or the Android setup instructions for Students.

If you are an employee with a University provided cell phone, please see the Cell Phone Reimbursements for Employees policy for more information.

     
     
     

 

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