WSU Faculty/Staff Resources

Working Remotely

The following are a list of resources to assist WSU Staff and Faculty with working remotely, or off campus.

VPN Download Connect to Your Work Computer Remotely
Equipment for Remote Work
  • Laptop
  • Docking Station
  • Monitors 
  • Printer - We highly recommend you purchase a shredder with an at home printer to be compliant with data disposal policy.

Click Here to review the hardware standard configurations, or submit a Request to the ITS Procurement team for a quote.

Equipment for Hybrid Work
  • Laptop 
  • 2 Docking station
  • 2-4 Monitors
  • Printer -We highly recommend you purchase a shredder with an at home printer to be compliant with data disposal policy.

Click Here to review the hardware standard configurations, or submit a Request to the ITS Procurement team for a quote.

Employee Information Updates (Directory Information)

See below for guidance on how to update your WSU information including directory information like job title, department information, or mailing information.  For addtional contact information for Human Resources, click the button below:

Human Resources Contacts

How can I update my personal information (e.g., address, phone number)?

To update your personal information, such as your address or phone number, please visit the GUIDE for Employee Dashboard. This online reference will guide you in updating your information in the Employee Dashboard.

I need to change my department or job title.  How can I do this?

Changes to your department or job title are considered WSU information changes. These updates can only be made by your manager. Please inform your manager of the required changes, and they will need to send an email to with the details of the change request.

Can I request a change in my WSU information directly through the HR Employee Dashboard?

No, changes to company information such as your department or job title cannot be made through the HR Employee Dashboard. These changes must be initiated by your manager through an email request to

My listed manager is incorrect.  How can I update this information?

The listed manager for an employee is considered WSU information and an email request with the correction would have to be submitted to

How long does it take for changes to be reflected in Active Directory?

The time it takes for changes to be reflected in the system can vary. Personal information changes made through the HR Employee Dashboard are typically updated within an hour. However, WSU information changes requested via email may take longer, depending on the processing time of the HR department. WSU information that is updated will be reflected in Active Directory the following day.


Software Catalog

WSU has a wide variety of standard, pre-approved software available. All software listed has been pre-approved for purchase, and support. The following catalog includes Site License, Concurrent license, Individual Perpetual and subscription (needs to be purchased) licenses.

Software Catalog
Hardware/Software Procurement

ITS Procurement team provides proposals and recommendations for new technology hardware, and/or software for faculty and staff.

ITS Procurement
Duo Two-Factor Authentication

WSU's Information and Technology Services unit is implementing a staged rollout of “two-factor authentication,” or “2FA” for short. 2FA is an added security measure designed to ensure that you, and only you, are using your myWSU ID and password to access WSU's online services, systems and resources.

Office 365
Included in Microsoft Office 365:  
  • OneNote
  • Word
  • PowerPoint
  • Excel
  • OneDrive for Business
  • Outlook / Email
  • Access (Windows only)
  • Publisher (Windows only)
  • Teams
  • OneDrive (1TB Storage)


How to Access and Download 
  • AccessLink:
  • UserName:
  • Password:      current myWSU password
  • Click on "Install and more" at the upper right side.



Teams is an online meeting, and collaboration tool available through Office 365.

For further information, click the link below.

Perceptive Experience Content Apps - WebNow

Perceptive Experience is the next-generation web client for Perceptive Content, previously WebNow.

Perceptive Content Abilities include:

  • View content and folders stored, and managed within Perceptive Content
  • Complete tasks from anywhere, at any time
  • Participate in workflow processes
  • Capture content from a mobile device, or browser
LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning is now available to all Wichita State University faculty and staff. Discover how this all-in-one learning solution can enhance your education, add value to your academic program/course, or help you learn a new skill to advance your career!
ArcGIS for Faculty/Staff
Faculty and Staff can request access to ArcGIS for home use. Click the link below for access for home use ONLY.
For office use, please contact the ITS Help Desk for the Pro Installation.
Help Desk contact information:  (316) 978-4357, option 1
ITS Retirement Processes & Expectations

There are several steps required when retiring from Wichita State University. One of those requirements involves your technology. Please Click Here to view ITS Retirement policies and procedures.

It is very important to contact ITS as soon as you decide to retire, so we can start the process for you to have a smooth transition.