Remote Faculty Technology

The following guidelines are designed to support remote technology for Wayne State faculty.

  • For support with Canvas, please contact the Learning Management System Support team at or 313-577-9457.
  • If you have questions regarding remote learning or working, please contact the C&IT Help Desk at 313-577-4357 or
  • To request support with physical campus technology, please use the forms at or contact your local IT support personnel.
  • Follow us on Twitter @WayneStateCIT for instant updates.
  • C&IT has partnered with the Office for Teaching & Learning to create the Teach Anywhere toolkit. Our shared goal is to support faculty in making decisions and taking action to transition their courses to online or remote formats as smoothly as possible. 
  • 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. 


Teaching scenario recommendations

Computers and internet

Online toolkits

Our new virtual world requires new tools. Computing & Information Technology (C&IT) and the Office for Teaching and Learning (OTL) are working together to provide Wayne State instructors and academic staff with webcams and headsets for the fall semester. Learn more at

Office phones

Employees with office phone numbers have several off-campus options. Use the VoIP online portal at to change your settings. The password is different than your AccessID; if you need to reset your password, visit

Communication and file sharing

Quick links