CaTS Blog

Current Issues with Office 365 Email

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

At this time, some users are unable to access email through the Outlook client or the Outlook Web App (OWA). This issue also prevents users from sending emails to those having problems accessing their mailboxes. Microsoft is working on a resolution and CaTS will notify the University when a solution has been found. For questions, contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827, or email

The Wright State App

Thursday, June 11, 2015

CaTS is excited to announce the recent release of the Wright State App, the university’s official app for smart devices! The app is now available for download on both iOS and Android devices. The Wright State App helps you stay connected to the university like never before. Access critical information about your courses and accounts as well as useful features—like campus news, maps and directories—directly from your phone or tablet. The Wright State App includes content for both the Dayton and Lake campuses, so you’ll always have the information you need right at your fingertips.

To learn more about the app, including download instructions and frequently asked questions, visit the Wright State App website, located at

For assistance with downloading, installing, or using the app, feel free to contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827, or toll free at 1-888-775-4827.

OneDrive for Business

Thursday, June 11, 2015

OneDrive for Business is a Microsoft online service that provides resources for file storage, collaboration, and communication within Wright State's Office 365 system. Please remember that as you use OneDrive for Business, you should not store any files or documents that contain sensitive university data. If you do so, you will be in violation of University Policy 11300, which is the university’s IT Security Policy. See section 11300.03 for further information.

Updates to the New WINGS Portal

Thursday, June 11, 2015

After conducting usability tests and reviewing feedback, CaTS has made a few updates to the new WINGS portal!

  • ‘Wright1 Card Services’ and ‘Parking Services’ shortcuts are now featured under the ‘Services’ section.
  • A ‘Libraries’ button has been added above Campus Announcements.
  • Bookmarks are back! Add links to your most commonly visited sites under the ‘My Links’ section.

Please continue to submit your feedback through the ‘Tell Us What You Think’ link under the Feedback section. Learn more about the new WINGS at

CaTS Help Desk
(937) 775-4827

New WINGS Portal Now Available

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The new version of WINGS - streamlined for announcements and alerts – is
now available!

Click on the “WINGS (beta)” icon on the WINGS homepage to try it out.
Classic WINGS will still be available until the end of the year.

Group and Course Studio are not available in the new WINGS portal.

We welcome your feedback on the new WINGS. Click on the “Tell us what
you think” link under the Feedback section.

Learn more about the new WINGS at

Phishing Scam Notice for 6/1/15

Monday, June 1, 2015

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 " School Mail-Box Validation,” asks you to click on a link to validate your Wright State email account and indicates that a failure to do so will result in the deletion of your account.

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.

Reminder: Office 365 Sites Training

Thursday, May 28, 2015

CaTS is offering training workshops for owners and users of Office 365
Sites. Sites are built using Microsoft SharePoint Online.

* Owner sessions include instructions on how to create and maintain
Office 365 Sites.

* User sessions focus on accessing and working with data stored in Sites.

To register, visit:

If you have any questions, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937)
775-4827, or toll free at 1-888-775-4827.

New WINGS Portal Coming June 2nd

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A new version of WINGS - streamlined for announcements and alerts - will
launch on June 2.

Following the launch, you can access both the Classic WINGS and new
WINGS portals. However, Classic WINGS will be retired at the end of the
year, so please begin your transition as soon as possible.

Group and Course Studio will not be available in the new WINGS portal.

Learn more about the new WINGS at

Laptops2Go at Wright State

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Laptops2Go is a program that allows students in good standing to checkout a computer with their Wright1Card for 4 hours. Located on the 2nd Floor of Dunbar Library, Laptops2Go allows you to choose whether you want a Mac or a PC in order to best serve your needs as a student. If you need the laptop for longer than the initial 4 hours, the computers can be renewed for an extra 4 hours. 

CaTS System Maintenance for 5/31/15

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

CaTS will be conducting system maintenance on Sunday, May 31, from 6:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m. During this time access to the following services will be unavailable:

* WINGS Express

* Banner Admin

If you have any questions concerning this maintenance, please contact the CaTS Help Desk at (937) 775-4827, or send an email to