Welcome to WITC. We are very excited that you chose WITC as the next step towards an exciting and challenging career. WITC provides many technology services to assist you in your learning process. The information below will help you navigate these services. Please take the time to read this important information and explore the included links.
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IMPORTANT: Accessing your WITC online accounts as noted below requires that WITC has your Social Security number correctly entered into our system. If you did not provide your SS# with your application or enrollment, you will need to present documentation to the Student Services departmentof the WITC campus you attend.
Accessing WITC Technology
It is important to setup your MyCampus Portal account first. The MyCampus Portal will provide you one-stop access to all your important WITC applications to include email, self-service, Blackboard, etc. Accessing these applications are detailed farther down in this communications.
Logging in to WITC technology – MyCampus Portal: https://mycampus.witc.edu
This link details the instructions to setup your MyCampus user account and password.
You must click on “First Time User” at initial login to create your account, password and security questions. It is important to follow these instructions to successfully log into the MyCampus Portal.
Remember that once you have completed the First Time User setup, your student ID and the password you just created is used to log into any WITC computer.
You use MyCampus to access all of your applications at WITC: Blackboard, email, MyWITC, etc.
MyWITC Portal: Primary access through the MyCampus Portal: https://mycampus.witc.edu
First time users are required to create their MyWITC Portal account. To do this, click on the Signon Assistance icon and follow the instructions. Please make sure to pay close attention to the password parameters described on the page.
This portal is used to access self-service functions such as enrollment, checking your schedule, grades, payments, financial aid, etc. If you do not know your password, or need to create an account, click on the Sign On Assistance icon.
Technology Help & Support
Technology Help Desk services.
Call for support - Off Campus: 715-475-1111 or On Campus: Dial 1111.
You may also submit a ticket online, chat or email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Learning Resource Center support:
The Learning Resource Center is located in the Learning Commons and are here to help you with all of your information resources needs during your educational career.
We have trained staff to help you find the information you're looking for and help you bring that information into your work. Stop into the LRC for access to computers, printers, scanners, books, journals, newspapers, and research help.
Online you can access our library catalog, journal databases, eBooks, streaming videos, and check out our FAQ for 24/7 support.
Educational Technology Center support:
The Education Technology Center is located in the Learning Commons.
College is all about technology and the Educational Technology Center staff are here to provide on-the-ground support. Students have access to a computer lab that has all the software necessary to be a successful student at WITC. Students also have access to printers (both color and black and white), copiers, and scanners.
Your technology experts are here to assist you with all the WITC online applications, online resources for your classes, your computers or personal devices, software installs and much more.
Ask Us – Do you have a non-technology question, or need help finding something? Use the ‘Ask Us’ button http://askstudentservices.witc.edu/index.php to search our knowledgebase of frequently asked questions. Can’t find what you are looking for? Submit a question and we’ll respond within 24 hours Monday through Friday.
Your WITC Email Account
Your Student Email: Primary access through the MyCampus Portal: https://mycampus.witc.edu
Direct URL: http://www.witc.edu/email/
The format of student email addresses is your last name, first initial of your first name and first initial of your middle name. For example, if your name were John Andrew Doe, your email address would be email@example.com.
Email is the official form of communications with students at WITC. Please check your WITC email regularly. Your WITC student email account is hosted through the Microsoft Office365 service. It also includes Cloud services for email, Microsoft Office, Skype and OneDrive.
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Email on your phone:
These directions guide you in connecting your WITC email with your cell phone.
Online Course Management (Blackboard)
Blackboard Learning Management System:
Primary access through the MyCampus Portal: https://mycampus.witc.edu
Direct URL: https://bb.witc.edu
This is the WITC online course management system.
You can now access your WITC Blackboard classes from your mobile devices. The Blackboard app is Blackboard’s mobile app for students. With this free app, you can work in your classes, take exams, view your grades and participate in Blackboard Collaborate sessions from your phone.
To install the BB app on your device, search for Blackboard in Google Play for Android devices, Windows Store for Windows phones and The App Store for Apple devices.
Once you have the Blackboard app installed on your device, search for Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. Then log in using the same username and password that you normally use to log into Blackboard from a computer.
For an overview of how Bb Student works you can watch this video https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student.
You can also go to Blackboard’s help site to find a Quick Start Guide, FAQs and more https://help.blackboard.com/Blackboard_App/Student/Quick_Start .
An Orientation to Blackboard can be accessed by following these steps:
- Go to the MyCampus Portal and click on the Blackboard icon.
- If you are unable to log in, please contact the WITC Help Desk for assistance.
- Once logged in, click on "Courses" located in the upper right.
- In the "Course Search" box, type "Student Orientation to Blackboard" and click "GO".
- Click on the Course ID and a drop down arrow will appear, click on that and the "Enroll" window will appear. Click "Enroll".
- Click on "Submit" and you will be enrolled in the course!
Blue Jeans Web Conferencing (ITV/MyChoice)
BlueJeans is a web conferencing platform that you can use to attend class virtually, if you choose that option. By clicking on the link for your class found in Blackboard, you will be able to see and hear your instructor and view any content they are sharing right on your computer!
Click here for a guide with more information on how to connect to a class using your web browser. There are also BlueJeans apps available for your desktop and mobile devices, if you prefer.
Emergency Alert Information
WITC Emergency Alert Information: https://myhelp.witc.edu/kb/article/19-maintaining-your-emergency-notification-contact-information/
The emergency alert system used by WITC to announce emergency and weather-related closings. The communications can be sent to your phone, SMS text, and email.
Social Networking @ WITC
WITC Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/witcfb
WITC LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=32392
WITC Library Services:
WITC library services include reference materials, databases, catalogs, and more. Visit your campus Learning Resource Center for assistance with research, class assignments and help with college’s electronic resources, or use our chat / text reference service.
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Hoonuit (formerly Atomic Learning):
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Again, we are very pleased that you chose to attend WITC. We are convinced that with your efforts and our staff support, you will be successful in your learning journey! Have a great term!