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Computing Resources

New Students

Lebanon studwents in classUpon admission to the university, new students are invited to attend an orientation that will familiarize you with the University Resources and computing technologies available to you. This orientation will introduce students to the campus network, the Blackboard online course management system, the Banner Information System, and software applications required in university programs. New students are also required to complete the Campus Policies tutorials in our University Online Resource Center, available on Blackboard. To access this course, you’ll need to log into the Blackboard system using your WesternU username and password.

 

Denise WilcoxIf you would like to review a video introduction to the orientation by our Executive Director of Information Technology, Denise Wilcox, click on the link provided below.

Welcome: Introduction to WesternU Information Technologies (17MB Flash video file)

 

Essential information covered in the computing technologies orientation is available in the Support area here as well as on the Technical Support website at techsupport.westernu.edu.


Computer Requirements for Specific Programs

So we can better serve you, please make sure that your computer meets the minimum specifications required by your College.

Windows 8 Compatibility: WesternU TechSupport is working towards full Windows 8 compatibility, however some applications are beyond the control of WesternU TechSupport. Windows 8 compatibility is dependent upon each software vendor’s support and will vary by product. WesternU TechSupport recommends running Windows 7 for best support.


Getting Started

The following tutorials will help you quickly learn how to access the information systems critical to your success as a WesternU student, and safeguard your computer against loss of important data. For additional information and resources, go to our Student Techsupport site.

Email

Student Printing

Self-Service (Banweb)

Blackboard

Computer Security

If you need additional assistance with computing resources, please see our Support menu.