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Get Started with Information Technology Services at WKU

Welcome to WKU


Information Technology Services is excited you are now a Hilltopper! We are here for you every step of the way. Below, is our guide to getting started with technology at WKU. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us at anytime during your time at WKU.

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STEP 1:

Before Attending T.O.P.


 

Look-up NetID & Create Password

Manage Accounts

 

Install iWKU App

  • iWKU features maps, bus schedules, dining dollars, course schedule, grade lookup and more.

iWKU in the iOS App StoreiWKU on Google Play

Follow us on X

  • Latest information and system alerts are posted to our offical Twitter account, @wkuITS.

Follow @wkuITS

 

Review ITS Polices

  • Everyone at WKU is required to practice safe computing. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action or place you or others at risk.
  • NEVER share your WKU passwords. Sharing your WKU passwords breaks WKU policy.

ITS Policies

 

 

 

STEP 2:

After Registering for Classes


 

Look-up TopperMail & Log In

 Accounts are accessible approximately 24 hours after being accepted to WKU.

  • Official WKU email account (TopperMail) used for Administrative and Academic communications. Uses your NetID password, no need to remember a separate password!
  • Educate yourself about Phishing scams.

Get StartedWebmailAbout Phishing Scams

 

Get Familiar with WKU Systems

MyWKU

One stop access to WKU systems including TopNet, TopperMail, Blackboard, ITS Service Desk, and more.

Blackboard

Learning management system for course materials and discussions, multimedia files, tests, grades, etc.

TopNet

Register for classes, view transcripts, grades, financial aid, tuition, fees and sign up for emergency notifications.

Collaborative Services

Tools for communication, data storage, and file sharing such as email, mailing lists, OneDrive, SecureShare, Teams, and Zoom.

 

Get Connected

  • Residence Halls have wired and wireless internet connections.
  • Wi-Fi is available across all WKU campuses.
    Connectivity is not guaranteed outdoors.

Connect to Wi-FiGaming & Streaming

 

Use the On-Campus Computer Service and Laptop Reservations

  • TopperTech provides free computer service, consultation, and laptop reservations.

TopperTech Information

 

Save Money

  • Microsoft Office is free for students.
  • Discounts on select Apple and Dell hardware.
  • Cellular discounts with some carriers.

Discounts & PurchasingComputer Buying Guide

 

Access Student Technology Centers and Printing

  • Student Technology Centers are available in several WKU campus locations and provide PC and Apple computer access, scanners, and printing.
  • Currently enrolled students are given a print allocation each academic year. WKU ITS recommends that you do not bring your own printer to campus. Personal wireless printers do not work on our network.

Locations & HoursPrinting

 




Need Assistance?

The WKU ITS Service Desk is here to help. Give us a call, chat with a representative online, use the Self-Help Knowledge Base and more.

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 Last Modified 7/8/24