Information Technology & Innovation

University Phone dial plan change

Over the past few years, our WCSU Police Dept. has received an increasing number of false 911 calls.  Users have been inadvertently dialing 91+1+area code/number, instead of 9+1+area code/number. The false 911 calls automatically dispatch Danbury and WCSU Police officers who have …


Transforming the way we share files and collaborate

You might have heard that our University is making the transition from our existing shared drives, know as H, N, X etc to Microsoft OneDrive.  To date, everyone’s H drive has been migrated with many students, faculty and staff  taking …


What you need to know about WCSU’s newly implemented Self Service Password Reset system

Information Technology & Innovation at WCSU is pleased to announce the launch of the Microsoft Self Service Password Reset function (SSPR).  Going forward, SSPR will be used by all students, faculty and staff to reset their password in the event …


Classroom and Computer Lab PC’s upgraded

IT&I is pleased to announce that the operating system on PCs in classrooms and computer labs has been upgraded to Windows 10 (except for WS 103, WS 116 and WS 117A).   Windows 10: – Provides more convenient tools such …


IT Security Advisory: Recent e-mail scams making the rounds

We have received reports of an e-mail impersonation scam, referred to as “Display name spoofing” that has been going around from a handful of fraudulent e-mail addresses spun up for the purpose of conning our users. The fraudulent e-mail addresses …


Microsoft Office 2016 Upgrade & Microsoft Office 365 Platform 

You may have noticed that we upgraded our PC environment to Microsoft Office 2016 over the summer bringing our PC and Mac machines to Office 2016. Microsoft Office 365 (O365) allows users to access Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook …