Information Technology Services

Cloud tools for digital storage and workflows are increasing in their adoption at Western. The recent Scholars Week is a stellar example.

To support and showcase Scholars Week 2022, the Scholars Week Committee leveraged existing tools to streamline processes for students, faculty and…

Nine Student Technology Fee Tech Initiatives projects have been awarded for AY 2022. Projects totaling approximately $188,000 include equipment for both the Art Annex and Engineering makerspaces, mass spectrometer enhancements, GPS equipment, and more. Most projects will be implemented over the…

The Student Technology Fee (STF) Committee asks for student, faculty, and staff comments on the Tech Initiatives proposals for the current academic year. Comments are due May 4. 

The twelve proposals are posted on the STF website for your review. Please send your comments by May 4 to the…

If you are working on a University-owned desktop, laptop or mobile device, Western’s Academic Technology and User Services (ATUS) professionals are making sure those devices are securely configured and maintained. However, many Western community members are now working on personal devices, and…

October is National Cybersecurity Month!

COVID-19 has forced us into a reality we could not have imagined just a year ago. Because so much of our existence is online, it is more important than ever that we protect our data and privacy online. Western’s Information Security Office is here…

Information Technology Services (ITS) has a new website! The focus is on the services provided to our wide range of customers — students, faculty, and administrative staff — and an easier way to access that information. Please see https://its.wwu.edu if you’re interested.

New features…

After over a year of working remotely, your supervisor and you may agree to have you continue working remotely for a portion of your time, or for all of your time. Taking this route comes with some responsibility to keep your computer and Western’s data safe. Below are…

Just as it took some time to get your computer set up at home last year, it may take some time to get set up back in your campus office. Please expect up to a day of lost productivity for you, your staff, and colleagues. 

Gather your equipment and office furniture: Gather any…

Western has a relatively new defense against cybercriminals out to steal your credentials: Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). If a cybercriminal steals your MFA-protected password, they still cannot use your account.

All faculty and staff now can (and should!) sign up for MFA. Join the…

Western has a relatively new defense against cybercriminals out to steal your credentials: Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). If a cybercriminal steals your MFA-protected password, they still cannot use your account.

All faculty and staff now can (and should!) sign up for MFA. Join the…

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