Windows PC Instructions

Download Internet Explorer

SURF requires Microsoft's Internet Explorer -- version 8.0 or better.  Go to Microsoft's website to download Internet Explorer.

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Enable Cookies (v. 8.0)

Cookies must be enabled in order to use SURF.

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Set Caching

For SURF to display the most updated information, Internet browsers must check for new information every visit to the page.

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Enable SSL

Because SURF is hosted on a secured server, SSL (Secure Sockets Layers) must be enabled in order to access the website.

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Enable JavaScript

JavaScript is required for SURF to function properly.

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Clearing the CACHE for Internet Explorer v8 browser

Temporary Internet Files, Cookies, History, Form Data, Passwords, and InPrivate Filtering data that are saved in the computer may contain past data/information which may affect future attempts for successful logins.

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Enable Session Cookies

When the error Multiple web sessions are being generated occurs, you must enable third party cookies on your computer.

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Disable Password Auto-Save

If the auto-complete feature is active in the browser and the SURF password is updated, there may be conflicts which will affect successful login to SURF.

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Pop-Up Blocker

Pop-up Blocker disables or enables pop-up windows (a.k.a. advertisement windows) that will display while using a web browser. While working with MiraCosta's online systems, some features will not work until the Windows pop-up blocker has been turned off.

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Date & Time Properties (PeopleSoft error message)

In order to use SURF, you must ensure that your computer's date and time are correct. If incorrect, you can get an error message stating that your PeopleSoft connection has expired. Please do the following to verify your computer's date and time:

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Computers Using Foreign Language

Adjust the language settings in your browser if you cannot login from your computer using a different language other than English.. FYI...SURF only operates in English language.

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