News

  • Banner Reimplementation Project updates
    Banner is the enterprise resource planning system that Wayne State University administrative staff use to safely store all student and employee information important to the university’s function. Computing & Information Technology (C&IT), Finance and Business Operations (FBO), and the Office of the Provost initiated the Banner Reimplementation Project in 2017 to provide a more mature product and added functionality for all users.  
  • Be on the lookout for scam emails about coronavirus
    Scam emails have evolved from messages with bad grammar and clickbait links, to persuasive emotional appeals that try to take advantage of our desire to help others. Recently, C&IT has seen scammers use the coronavirus epidemic to create a sense of urgency and sympathy among potential victims. 
  • Secure your online presence this Data Privacy Day
    Jan. 28 is Data Privacy Day. Keeping personal information Warrior Secure is a priority for C&IT’s Information Security Office every day — here are some tips to help you protect yourself.
  • C&IT, Cass Tech students use data analytics to present Chauncey Billups Hall of Fame nomination
    Wayne State University Computing & Information Technology’s Director of Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, Carly Cirilli, and Lead Applications Tech Analyst, Minh Ha, are going back to the classroom with the Sports Analytics Club Program (SACP) at Cass Technical High School in Detroit. 
  • Campus IT brings toys to pediatric cancer patients
    Campus IT and the Office for Teaching & Learning joined forces this holiday season to support The Bottomless Toy Chest, a local nonprofit that works to deliver fun and activities to hospitalized pediatric cancer patients.
  • Keep your devices safe while traveling
    Wherever you roam this winter break, C&IT wishes you a safe and happy holiday season. The Research & Education Networks Information Sharing & Analysis Center has some tips to keep your information secure at home and abroad.
  • Protect yourself online this holiday season
    The holidays are everyone's favorite time of year — including scammers hoping to find your personal data under their trees. Between flurries of snow and shipping emails, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. Computing & Information Technology has a few simple tips to keep your data and your money safe during the shopping season.
  • C&IT Help Desk and LMS Support holiday hours
    The C&IT and LMS Support help desks will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29. Normal hours will resume Monday, Dec. 2.
  • OneCard issues reported Sunday, Oct. 20
    C&IT began receiving reports of issues with OneCard use across campus the evening of Sunday, Oct. 20. We are working to resolve this issue as soon as possible, and we apologize for the inconveniences that may arise.
  • C&IT CIO Daren Hubbard appears on EmpowerED to Lead podcast
    Host Annmarie Caño begins the discussion with asking Daren Hubbard what he loves about his job. He likes being able to use technology to advance his colleagues' missions and see how those missions merge to guide the entire university. "It really does get exciting for us because we are able to leverage technology in a way that is supportive and not restrictive," he says.
  • C&IT partners with Dell and Enrollment Management to offer computers to Pell-eligible freshmen
  • C&IT awards 2019 scholarship to Nicole Kada
    Computing & Information Technology is excited to announce the winner of the 2019 C&IT Scholarship, Nicole Kada. Wayne State University Associate Vice President and C&IT Chief Information Officer Daren Hubbard and the rest of C&IT presented Nicole with her reward earlier this summer, including a new laptop from our partners at Dell.
  • OneCard issues reported across campus
    C&IT has received multiple reports of difficulties with OneCard transactions across campus.
  • National Science Foundation grant will enhance computing hardware at Wayne State 

  • C&IT helps feed students in need of assistance
    Computing & Information Technology began working with Wayne State's on-campus food bank, the W Pantry, in April 2019. Every month the central IT organization works with donation coordinators to choose an in-need item to collect in large quantity. 
  • Wi-Fi, Canvas, and other systems outage Sunday, June 9
  • C&IT begins move into new state-of-the-art data center
    Construction of C&IT's new data center at the corner of Cass and Antoinette has been completed, and the central IT organization has begun moving infrastructure into the new space. There will be a planned outage of Wayne State data center systems during this move on Sunday, June 9, from 12:01 - 11:59 a.m. 
  • Keeping your data safe on your car's infotainment system
    When you’re shopping for a car, you want it to have all of the bells and whistles, such as hands-free connectivity, Apple CarPlay and in-car Wi-Fi. These features, known as infotainment, make our lives easier and our driving experiences safer — but when we connect our phones, we open ourselves up to a host of privacy issues. 
  • A look at C&IT's major accomplishments in 2018
    Explore C&IT's 2018 Annual Year in Review
  • Your Wayne Connect email is getting a new Outlook
    Microsoft is updating Office 365 by introducing the new Outlook on the web.
  • Phishing scams: How to protect yourself
    We would like to think email is a trustworthy platform. While it is safe the majority of the time, the reality is that the underlying technology was created long before today’s internet and has faults that many have learned to use to their advantage. The act of scamming someone through a fake email or message to gain data or money is known as phishing. Combating phishing is an ever-changing task; as defenders adapt, so does the other side.
  • Wayne State University, Microsoft team up to strengthen employability in Detroit
    Wayne State University and Microsoft Corp. announced a new partnership to pilot an employability skills program.
  • Download the updated Wayne State mobile app
    The new Wayne State mobile app presented by C&IT has all the features you already rely on — plus improved OneCard access — all in an updated, easy-to-use interface.
  • A holiday message from Wayne State's information security team
    Computing & Information Technology recently welcomed Garrett McManaway to the role of Senior Director of Information Security and Compliance. 
  • DeskTech supports 3,500 Wayne State customers
    Computing & Information Technology (C&IT) launched DeskTech, a desktop technology service and support group that stations agents across campus to provide personal and customized support to schools and colleges, departments, and units.