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Welcome to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater!

We are glad to have you as part of the Warhawk community! Below is a snapshot of technology resources available for students or employees. If you experience issues with campus technology, visit the Get Help page.

Student Resources

  • Tech Quest - An interactive, guided tour of technology on campus, intended to ensure that all students know what technology resources are available to them, and where to find more information, and help.
  • Net-ID - Your UW-Whitewater username to log in to many UW-Whitewater services.
  • Wireless Network Access - Connect to the UW-W wireless network from anywhere on campus!
  • Email - Official university communications, announcements, billing, and course info are sent to your UW-Whitewater email.
  • Canvas - Learning Management System for UW-Whitewater.
  • WINS - Allows students to register for classes, access your schedule, and view your academic advising report.
  • Emergency Notifications - Get important campus alerts sent directly to your phone.
  • Computer Labs - General Access & Departmental Computer Labs are available to students with a valid Net-ID.
  • Printers - Located within campus computer labs.
  • Storage - UW-Whitewater provides Google Workspace and OneDrive for cloud storage of your electronic files, images, and other resources.
  • Gaming - Register your device to connect your gaming system or streaming media player.
  • Citrix Virtual Apps - Access academic software from anywhere on any device!
  • Mobile Apps - Learn more about the mobile apps recommended to help you stay organized, connect with other students, access your Canvas courses, connect with your advising network, easily access email, and find campus resources.
  • LinkedIn Learning - A vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills.
  • Remote Learning Resources - Check out a full website dedicated to Remote Learning Resources to help you stay on task no matter where you are!

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Employee Resources

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ITS Terms and Definitions

  • ITS - Information Technology Services
  • WINS - Whitewater Information Network for Students (WINS is used to access student records and other student-related information)
  • OWA - Outlook Web Access to login to you email account
  • VPN - Virtual Private Network
  • SN - ServiceNow Help Desk service portal providing access to get help with technology issues (by placing self-service ticket/incident), requests for service, find information in our Knowledge Base or locate the link to Canvas Help.
  • KB - Knowledge Base Article, which is a help or how-to guide that is housed within ServiceNow