WSU Student Resources


List of resources available for Wichita State University students. Some of the resources listed are available for a limited time due to the COVID-19 situation.

Request for Chromebook

Currently accepting Chromebook Requests for Spring 2024 Semester. 

Click here to submit a request

What are the Specs I need for a Computer/Laptop  

Here are some recommendations to make sure you are able to access what you need:

  • Windows and Mac: Minimum Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128-256GB storage with integrated webcam / mic.
  •  Chromebooks: Minimum 4GB RAM and 32 GB storage with webcam / mic.
    Please note: there are some known issues with Chromebooks using a program called Respondus for some courses. Please check with your instructor to find out if they will be using Respondus for their courses.

The Shocker Store offers a variety of options with educational discounts.

Other information that is available in this area would be really helpful as well

Step 1: Check Your Tech (wichita.edu)

 

Computer Purchase with Discount 
HP
For Student Academy:


The following link was generated to advance our scholastic consumer database as we continue to reinvent our Student Academy program.
www.hpdirect.com/member/HP_Academy
Register:
1. Click Academy shopping link
2. REGISTER as New Customer
3. Complete initial First/Last/Email/Password to Create HP.com account. Validate not a robot, click SIGN UP button at bottom.
4. EPP landing page for Academy loads, with pre-populated EP25124 company code and the First/Last/Email from previous page.
5. My Account page loads to confirm consumer is properly associated with HP EPP tier, initiating the discount pricing UX within the Store.
6. Upon successful registration you will be directed to the discount storefront, and will view strike thru pricing noted for each qualifying sku. Discounts are auto-applied; no codes are required unless you opt in to receive our weekly consumer HP.com emails which may have special offers requiring a coupon code at checkout.

LinkedIn Learning 

LinkedIn Learning is now available to all Wichita State University students. 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!

How to Access LinkedIn Learning
SPSS/AMOS

For students who cannot be on campus, or while away from their WSU computer or lab, ITS offers an authorized access version of SPSS/AMOS. This option allows you to install SPSS/AMOS on your home computer. The license expires each year on June 30. If you wish to continue using SPSS/AMOS while employed, or as an active student at WSU beyond the June 30 expiration, you will need to obtain a new license.

  • View the Download & Licensing Instructions before downloading SPSS.
SPSS/Amos Download Instructions, Licensing & Software Download
Adobe Express

Adobe Express for Higher Education is currently available to Wichita State University students for free.

Adobe Express offers a world of apps and services that foster creativity, drive engagement, and build career-relevant skills, including web and mobile apps, plus Premiere Rush and Photoshop Express.

You must be a currently enrolled degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student to receive a license for Adobe Express from WSU.

Click the link below for additional information regarding availablity, and how to access Adobe Express.

Adobe Express
Zoom

Zoom proves to be a versatile and easy-to-use solution for digital learning at WSU allowing for online meetings and collaboration.

For information on how you can request access, and how to use Zoom click the link below.

Zoom
ArcGIS for Students

Students can request access to ArcGIS planning software for academic use.

For information on how you can request access click the link below.

ArcGIS
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:  http://o365.wichita.edu
  • UserName:   myWSUID@wichita.edu
  • Password:    current myWSU password
  • Click on "Install Apps" at the upper right side.
Microsoft Office Training for Students

Students can access Office 365 for free through myWSU.  

Click the link below for several Microsoft training options available to students.

MS Office Training for Students
Teams

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

For further information, click the link below.

Teams

Attending Teams Meetings on Chromebook

A Chromebook is technically a mobile device, and while it is possible to download the Microsoft Teams app for a Chromebook, it might not be the best experience for Teams Meetings. If you are having trouble accessing Teams Meetings from your Chromebook, please use the browser-based version of Teams Meetings.  

Click the link below for instructions on how to access a browser-based version of Teams:

Accessing Teams through a Browser

Information for Current and Prospective Students

Click the link below for helpful links including payment information, important dates, and parking.

Current & Prospective Students

 

VPN Setup

WSU's Virtual Private Network will allow users to connect to WSU computing resources over an encrypted connection. Please click the link below for information regarding VPN setup and access:

WSU VPN Setup
Engineering Software

Ansys Software

Availability of this application will be announced prior to the Fall semester.

Click on the link below for access to Ansys software. Then:

  • Select Ansys student
  • Select Download Ansys Student 2022 R2
Ansys Software
Autodesk

Students and educators can get free one-year educational access to Autodesk products and services, renewable as long as you remain eligible.

Confirm Your Eligibility:

Autodesk
MSC Nastran, Patran

Availability of this application will be announced prior to the Fall semester.

Click on the link below, then follow these instructions:

  • Select Register.
  • Complete the form.
  • Add photo of your shocker card.
  • Press Submit.
  • Activate account through confirmation email, then wait for download instructions. This may take 2-3 days.
MSC Nastran, Patran
LabVIEW
Availability of this application will be announced prior to the Fall semester.

Click on the link below for LabVIEW

LabVIEW

 Additional Links