Phishing Scam Notice for 5/18/15
The Help Desk was recently notified of an email phishing scam that
targets Wright State students, faculty, and staff. This scam, which may
have a subject line titled "Part-Time Job Opportunity", encourages you
to participate in online surveys by clicking on a link.
Please be aware that this is a scam. Do not click on the link provided
in the email or give out any personal information.
If you have any questions about these scams, or if you have already
clicked the link and entered your account information, please contact
the CaTS Help Desk immediately. You can reach us at (937) 775-4827, or
toll free at 1-888-775-4827.
Pilot Server Maintenance
Due to necessary server maintenance, Pilot will be unavailable from approximately 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 7. We apologize for any inconvenience this downtime might cause.
New WINGS Portal
A new version of WINGS will launch this summer.
You will have access to both the existing WINGS portal (Classic WINGS)
and the new WINGS (Beta) through the summer and into Fall Semester, but
start planning for changes that affect you, especially with the
- Course Studio, Group Studio, and Classic WINGS will be retired by the
end of the calendar year. Faculty using Course Studio should contact
Cheryl Silcox (x3245) in the Center for Teaching and Learning for
assistance in transitioning to Pilot.
- Active WINGS Groups should be transitioned into an Office 365 Online
Community. Learn your options at
- Content that needs to be saved from an inactive WINGS Group should be
manually downloaded to your computer. It will no longer be available
once Classic WINGS is retired.
- There is no automated process for downloading or transitioning content.
If you have questions or need assistance, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Help Desk at 1-888-775-4827.
Office 365 ProPlus Now Free for Faculty/Staff Personal Use
Wright State faculty and staff will have free access to Microsoft Office
365 ProPlus starting on April 22, 2015.
- Software should not be installed on university-owned computers
- Uninstall any copies of Office before installing ProPlus
Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus includes
• Lync (transitioning to Skype for Business)
Users can access all of these programs on up to five personally-owned PCs or Macs, five tablets, and up to five mobile devices.
Find complete information, including installation guides, at www.wright.edu/information-technology/services/office-365-proplus.
If you have questions about Office 365 ProPlus, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827. You can also reach us via email at email@example.com.
April 2015 Microsoft Lync Update
The recent April 14, 2015 Microsoft Update included an update for
Microsoft Lync 2013 which replaces the Lync user interface with
Microsoft’s new Skype for Business application. If you have applied the
update and use Lync with the WSU service, you will be prompted to
restart, returning the Lync user interface which Wright State currently
supports. Note: The icon for Lync will now show a S.
Wright State App
The Wright State App helps you stay connected to the university like never before. Access critical information about your courses, accounts, and other information directly from your phone or tablet.
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