Annually, the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 requires all colleges and universities to inform students of the possible consequences of copyright infringement as outlined by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Read the information here.
To ensure you are connected to WFUWireless:
- Go to your Settings and check your Wi-Fi connection.
- If you are connected to any other WFU network, click to forget that network.
- Click WFUWireless to join.
- Periodically, check back in your Settings to be sure you are connecting to WFUWireless.
Need tech assistance while moving in? Check out the following ways to get help quickly and safely!
Live Chat with a Service Desk representative M-F, 8am-5pm, at help.wfu.edu.
Call 336-758-4357 (HELP) to speak with a Service Desk representative.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to message a Service Desk.
Use AskDeac, our online self-service tool, for researching solutions or submitting requests for your IT service needs.
Starting with the next time you are due to change your WFU password, you will notice a couple of changes. Campus users will now be required to change their password once a year, rather than every six months. With this extended timeframe, it is important to strengthen the sophistication of our campus passwords. These new requirements align with peer institution and industry standard requirements.
- Passwords will now require at least 8 characters with a maximum of 32 characters.
- You may not reuse your most 10 most recently used passwords.
To facilitate requests for hosting large video conferences, we’ve created an easy-to-use form to gather as much information about your event as possible, as early as possible. We ask for your cooperation in using the AskDeac Common Request Form to Schedule a Large Video Conference going forward.
As a reminder, large video conferences are generally defined as having over 50 participants, including external participants, or requiring interactive participation or breakout rooms. Scheduling a large video conference is not generally necessary for online classes or departmental meetings.
WFU Information Systems (IS) is your one-stop for all things computing. We recently sent you an email with important information to assist you as you join the Deacon family!
Simply visit google.wfu.edu and enter your WFU username (email@example.com) and your password to access your student Google account and all GSuite apps, including Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar, and Google Chat.
Apple has announced their 2020 back-to-school promotion! Anyone purchasing a WakeWare Apple on or after Monday, June 15 through September 29, 2020, will receive a pair of second-generation AirPods!
*Update! No longer are customers asked to add AirPods to their cart upon checkout. Your AirPods will be added to your order.
Upgrade to a Wireless Charging Case or AirPods Pro
Fellow students have recently reported receiving phishing emails offering opportunities for employment or Honor Society membership. Some of these emails even appear to come from a wfu.edu email address. Scammers know we are particularly vulnerable as we continue to navigate remote learning, so we need to be extra vigilant in protecting ourselves and our personal information.
Some of our students have recently reported receiving phishing emails soliciting work-from-home opportunities with an inflated pay scale. In some cases, these emails appear to come from a Wake Forest professor. Please be aware that unauthorized individuals may attempt to lure you with working from home for an inflated pay scale. An example of this type of phishing email is shown below:
Are you interested in working remotely from home as a temporary research aide collecting data and earning $500 weekly? Indicate interest by providing the required information below and I will send you a follow up email detailing work schedule.This is an adaptable job that requires little to no prior experience irrespective of your major discipline
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Never provide personal information such as social security number, passport information, or bank routing information.