Category: Academic Computing

Deleting Voicemails

Each voicemail box in the college has a size limit and once that is reached, callers will no longer be able to leave a message.

Voicemails can be deleted in several different ways.

  • By signing into your voicemail on your desk phone and deleting all unwanted messages.
  • By deleting the voicemail notification email in your Outlook inbox, it will in turn delete the message from your voicemail.
  • Using Jabber, you can delete voicemail messages right from the Jabber application.
  • By accessing your voicemail box from outside the college and deleting unwanted messages. See steps below.

To log into voicemail from outside the college.

  • Dial your own DID number or
  • Dial  external number 708-225-5800
  • Press the * key when voicemail greeting answers
  • Enter your ID (extension), then press # key.
  • Enter your password, then press the # key.

Also, if you have a department line voicemail box, please make sure that all unwanted voicemail messages are deleted.

Please reach out to Academic Computing with any questions.

SSC Speed Test Server

This test is only available from off campus, but is available for all employees and students.

A server has been setup on campus to test you can use to test your connect to from home to determine the quality of your Internet connection to access D2L, Bongo, Microsoft Teams, etc.

To get started visit, and follow the steps below.

Step 1: Select the down arrow (see highlighted)

Screen Shot 1 of Speed Test Process

Step 2: Type in South Suburban College (see highlighted)

Screen Shot 2 of Speed Test Process

Step 3: Click on South Suburban College (see highlighted)

Screen Shot 3 of Speed Test Process

Step 4: Click on Go (see highlighted) to start the test

Screen Shot 4 of Speed Test Process

Step 5: View Results

Screen Shot 5 of Speed Test Process

For the best experience with video conferencing (Bongo, Microsoft Teams, etc.) or VPN access to South Suburban College, you should have ping less than 100 ms, jitter less than 10 ms, download greater than 6.0 Mbps, and upload greater than 3.0 Mbps.

Please note that these suggested values will be affected by the amount of users that you actively have on your home network. The more devices you have attached to your network at any one time, the less available upload and download bandwidth you will have, and your ping and jitter values will go up as well.

If you find that your network is not performing at the minimum recommendation listed above please contact John McCormack.