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  • Faculty and staff technology guide

    Antivirus software

    Classroom help

    Computer classrooms & labs (information and reserving)

    Course management system: Desire2Learn (D2L)

    D2L is an online course management system for professors and students to use. Please note that you will only have access to your D2L if you are enrolled in a course and the instructor of that course has activated the course in D2L (note that some instructors may not activate their courses). Once you are enrolled in a D2L course you can login to your account using your NetID here.

    Data requests

    All on-campus requests for data are answered by the Office of Institutional Research. This includes requests for email addresses for on-campus research and surveys, requests for data extracts, and requests for repeat information. Access the  IR website at

    Email using EagleApps

    Email retention guidelines

    Refer to the University of Wisconsin System Records Schedule, found here.


    Exam scoring

    Faculty portfolios using Digital Measures

    Faculty website

    Help from the Eagle Help Desk

    Individual file storage (U: drive)


    Password reset

    While EagleApps (email) and NetID accounts are different, both passwords can be changed at once by using the password reset utility

    When changing a password, please be sure to follow the Strong Password guidelines listed on that site.

    Purchasing hardware and/or software - department

    Purchasing hardware and/or software - personal

    Remote access

    ITS provides access to the UW-L network through a Virtual Private Network, or VPN.  Through VPN faculty, staff, and students can access resources that are not publicly available over the internet (i.e. only available from on campus).

    • Over the internet - Faculty, staff, and students can log in at with their NetID username and password to access campus resources, like network storage.
    • From UW-L computers - All campus laptops are deployed with a VPN client (Cisco AnyConnect) that faculty and staff members can use.  Logging into the VPN client allows access to campus resources, like network storage.


    Student ePortfolios using D2L

    Student Academic Web Pages/Projects

    The Student Academic Web Server (SAWS) is a web server hosted at UW-L for academic projects and or assignments. If you would like to have your students create a web page, please contact the Eagle Help Desk for details. Account can be created for your students, workshops are offered to teach them how to use Expression Web, and Q & A sessions are offered M-W evenings throughout the semester. The biology department students in Organismal Biology (BIO203) have been creating websites since 2001.

    Surveys using Qualtrics

    Technology events

    Technology instruction, consulting, and customized workshops

    Technology policies


    Video sharing with My Mediasite

    Virtual desktop


    • Enrolled students can access WINGS (  using their NetID username and password.
    • You will need to access WINGS for many reasons including registering for classes and paying tuition.
    • You can access a mobile version of WINGS on UW-L Mobile (

    Wireless Internet on campus

    UW-L mobile

    Access UW-L Mobile.

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