Coronavirus: Student Technology
University Coronavirus updates are available at wayne.edu/coronavirus/student-information
C&IT is committed to supporting student success during the Winter 2020 transition to online classes. If you have questions regarding this transition, please contact the C&IT Help Desk at 313-577-4357 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter @WayneStateCIT for instant updates.
All use of Wayne State technology — on campus or remote — must follow the Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources Policy. The use of, duplication, or transmission of copyrighted material without owner permission is banned from university technology, including all Wayne State Wi-Fi networks and the VPN.
If you are using personal devices to access Wayne State technology systems and services, please makes sure your operating system is up to date. These updates include security patches that protect both you and the Wayne State community at large.
The Academic Success Center has compiled resources available to ensure you have a seamless transition to the new learning environment at success.wayne.edu/learnanywhere.
Internet and cell service
Providers are waiving late fees and service cutoff, and creating open hot-spots, in response to the recent FCC agreement. Find a list of services at tech.wayne.edu/news/internet-service-providers-cellular-carriers-offer-free-and-discounted-services-39047.
Communication and file sharing
Verify that you can access your email and Microsoft Office web applications at connect.wayne.edu
- Microsoft Office
Students may download up to five free copies of Microsoft Office, which includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel and more. View download instructions at tech.wayne.edu/kb/help-support/cit-help-desk/77651.
- Microsoft Teams
Teams is a communication and collaboration tool included with Office 365. Chat, call, have meetings, and share files or your screen from your phone or computer. Find more information at tech.wayne.edu/kb/communication-collaboration/instant-messaging/500197.
- Microsoft OneDrive
Sync your files and access them remotely using the setup instructions at tech.wayne.edu/kb/communication-collaboration/wayne-connect/154658.