Wake Forest University

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Have a question? AskDeac!

AskDeac is the new IT help portal and ticketing system providing an easy-to-use platform for WFU faculty, students, staff, and guests! The IS website has been updated to work in parallel with AskDeac for easy access to IT services, help resources, current announcements, and alerts. Contact our Service Desk to receive help in all the same ways you’re… Read More »

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Dropbox Enhancements – New Desktop App and G Suite Functionality

Attention Dropbox users! Now, you can create, access, and share cloud content like Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides and Microsoft Office files within Dropbox.   The “new” Dropbox gives users the ability to take advantage of Dropbox storage and utilize the Google editor and interface within Dropbox. Enhancements include the ability for users to: Create, access,… Read More »

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WFU Telephone Change to VoIP

The campus telephone service carrier has changed to AT&T. This change was the last major task of the ongoing conversion from, and retirement of, the Nortel phone system to voice over IP, providing improved telephone services across campus, higher call sound quality, and an improved user experience. What has changed: Your phone number listing on… Read More »

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LYNDA is now LinkedIn Learning

LYNDA is now LinkedIn Learning! This online learning resource is available to all faculty, staff, and students. Read more at https://is.wfu.edu/services/linkedin-learning/

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Security Enhancement: Gmail Confidential Mode Enabled

Gmail confidential mode is now available in WFU Gmail! This feature helps protect sensitive content in your emails by allowing users to set expiration dates, revoking access to messages, and disabling options for recipients to forward, copy, print and download emails/attachments, and more! You can learn more about Gmail confidential mode in Google’s help center.

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Commencement 2019 – Information for Guests

Parents, families, friends, and guests – welcome to Wake Forest University for the Spring 2019 Commencement Weekend. Information Systems would like to provide some helpful information: Wireless Guests may join the open WFUguest network anywhere on campus without using a password. Wireless coverage is available outdoors on both Hearn and Manchester Plazas. In the event that Commencement is… Read More »

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Attention May 2019 Graduates!

Please review the May 2019 Graduate web page for important details and deadlines about how to: Manage your Wake Forest account, email, and data Activate your alumni account Return or purchase the Thinkpad (if applicable) before May 20, 2019, at 4 p.m. If you have questions concerning any of this information, please contact the Information… Read More »

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Visit the WakerSpace page!

Have you heard about the WakerSpace and want more information? Visit the WakerSpace page for hours, events, classes and more!

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Sakai or Canvas? Invitation to Vendor Demonstrations

The LMS Review Steering Committee invites all faculty, staff, and students to join us as we engage with vendors demonstrating what the Sakai and Canvas platforms can do for our community. The steering committee plans to recommend campus-wide adoption of one of these two systems by the end of the academic year, and feedback from… Read More »

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IS Year in Review

The most recent Information Systems Year in Review is now available! We invite you to click on this link to read about several of the many successes the campus community achieved in the past year. We also recently added an Academic Technologies page. Please take a look and learn more about the digital transformation underway… Read More »