Office of Information Technology

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. To access this course, you’ll need to log into the Blackboard system using your WesternU username and password.

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.

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Computer/Laptop Requirements

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

  • Laptop Requirements
    • College of Health Sciences
    • College of Dental Medicine
    • College of Graduate Nursing
    • College of Osteopathic Medicine (& Northwest)
    • College of Optometry
    • College of Pharmacy
    • College of Podiatric Medicine
    • College of Veterinary Medicine
    • Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences 

Useful Links / Websites

The following links and websites will be helpful to you as a new WesternU student. For additional information and resources, go to our IT Knowledge Base website.

Main Support Website

E-mail / Office 365

Student Printing

Student Portal