Faculty Windows and WestConn Email Accounts
If you wish to use any of the computer facilities at the University (computers centers,
technology classrooms, offices, etc.), you must obtain a Windows account. The purpose of a Windows account is to provide users access to the University’s computers, software, and network. Any faculty member can receive a Windows account by sending or having their department chair or department secretary send a message to Request Information Technology & Innovation via WestConn Email or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To log into the WCSU network (your Windows account), you must enter three pieces
|Username:||The username assigned to you by Information Technology & Innovation.|
|Password:||Your Windows password. A temporary password is assigned to you when you receive your Windows account. Upon first login, users are prompted to change their password. Passwords are case-sensitive, and must contain three of the following four classes: upper-case, lower-case, numeric, non-alphanumeric (symbols).|
Windows passwords will expire every 60 days. If you forget your password, contact the Information Technology & Innovation Help Desk at (203) 837-8467.
Any faculty member can receive a WestConn Email account by sending or having their department chair or department secretary send a message to: Request Information Technology & Innovation or email@example.com. The WestConn Email client is installed on full-time faculty machines (desktop and/or laptop. Part-time faculty, as well as full-time faculty will have Web access to WestConn Email. Reference materials and training for both are available by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you forget your password, contact the Information Technology & Innovation Help Desk at (203) 837-8467.