Working from Off Campus

How to access common WPI systems and tools when working remotely.

Accounts and Email

Account Access

Your WPI username and password allow access to work remotely. Account Information instructs you to create, access, manage, unlock, or reset your accounts and passwords.

Email

Your WPI Email can be accessed online using your WPI ID and Password.


Network Resources

Policies

The Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) applies to all usage of the WPI network, including remote use.

Get Connected

Use the Virtual Private Network (VPN) to securely access WPI network resources including network file storage.

Library Databases

Library databases can be utilized from off-campus.


Software Resources

Terminal Server

The terminal server offers access to many software applications without the need to install them.

Access the terminal server by using your preferred remote desktop program to connect to:

windows.wpi.edu

Campus Computer

A remote desktop connection to your powered-on computer at WPI allows access to applications used by that WPI computer.

Online Store

Software for your personally-owned computer can be purchased at discounted prices through our online web store.


Collaboration Resources

Skype for Business

Collaborate with instant messaging, screen share, audio share when used with headset/microphone, and video share when used with webcam.

Conferencing

Teleconferencing, videoconferencing, and webconferencing are available via a live web conferencing tool, to conduct online class events and meetings.


Helpful Tools

  • Webcam: Enables video face-to-face interaction
  • Headset with Microphone: Enables audio interaction

Questions?

Service Desk

If you have any questions or need IT Support when on campus, stop by the Service Desk located in the George C. Gordon Library.

Contact Us

You may also contact the Service Desk at any time via phone, or e-mail; and we will respond to any questions or comments you may have.


For more information on our locations, hours, and requesting help please see our help page

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