University Technology

University Technology Announcements

Graduated Response System for DMCA and HEOA Response Policy Going into Effect on April 13

Downloading and/or sharing copyrighted material is illegal and not acceptable at Western. Starting Monday, April 13, a graduated response system will be implemented in order to help handle violations of WIU's DMCA and HEOA Response Policy. First offenses will result in a 2-hour ban from using the Internet. View the DMCA/HEOA Response Policy and information on the graduated response system.

VPN Requirement for Off-Campus Access to WIUP Starting April 27

On April 27 we will be requiring the use of a VPN to access WIUP from off-campus in order to the improve the security of accessing mainframe data. View more details and learn what this will mean for you.

Tri States Public Radio: Improving Wireless Access at WIU

Steve Frazier, CIO, and Dan Romano, Director of University Technology, were recently interviewed by Tri States Public Radio and talked about the challenges of improving wireless internet in campus buildings.  Read the article at

Office 365 available for free to all current students (Posted August 21)

As part of WIU's contract with Microsoft, we can now offer all current students access to Office 365 at no cost. For details, visit