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IT Division - Departments



Academic Technology

Academic Technology provides student computer labs, faculty support for instructional technology, support for the Blackboard system, assistance to departments running specialized computer labs, Technology Resource Center, and technology training for WKU faculty, staff, and students.

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Communication Technologies

The Communication Technologies Department provides and maintains a comprehensive voice and video communications system utilized to service the needs of WKU faculty, staff, students, and correspondents.

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Enterprise Applications and Programming

Enterprise Applications and Programming provides programming services for many of the administrative systems on campus such as: Banner, BSR, TopNet, InfoView, and OU Campus.  Our staff of application programmers and web developers are committed to serving your technology needs and providing enterprise programming services.

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Enterprise Systems

Enterprise Systems installs, maintains, secures, and supports the servers and storage for most of the major systems on campus. These include faculty/staff email, the WKU web server, the myWKU portal, Banner, Blackboard, and many more. A professional staff of systems administrators, database administrators, security specialists, and operations personnel works to maximize uptime, protect data, and administer accounts for each of these systems. Hosted systems for campus departments are available; please contact us for details.

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Technical Support Services

Technical Support Services is dedicated to serving the WKU community by providing technology support to all faculty, staff, students, alumni, and affiliates. The department makes every effort to provide high quality services necessary to meet the strategic goals of the University.

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Office of the Vice President for Information Technology

The Information Technology Division will continue to place specific emphasis on the use of information technology in student learning, faculty teaching, and staff productivity.

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TopperTech Drop Off Deadline

TopperTech Drop-off Deadline for the Spring 2018 semester.

Blackboard Upgrade

WKU Blackboard is scheduled for an upgrade on Sunday, June 24 through Monday, June 25, 2018 and will be unavailable during this period.

Systems Status

Upcoming Training

Date Time Title
6/279:00amNew Faculty/Staff IT Orientation: Face-to-face
7/69:00amNew Faculty/Staff IT Orientation: Face-to-face
7/1111:00amMediasite User Training

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