Welcome new faculty and staff!

Information Technology (Info Tech) supports the latest technologies for classroom instruction, administrative / business processes and student learning. Our staff are committed to excellence in the delivery of high quality and responsive services. 

Get to Know Info Tech

The Service Desk (formerly Help Desk) provides the campus with a primary point of contact and utilizes IT Service Management best practices to effectively route and resolve your requests for technology assistance. Contact the Service Desk by phone, email, or visit us in the basement of the Albertson Hall (ALB), room 027.

The College Support Team (CST) consists of Information Technology employees who support the Colleges specific teaching and learning environment.

Information Technology Purchasing coordinates the ordering, receiving and dispatching of all new hardware and software for the campus.

The Telephone Support Office provides all telepone services and support for your calling needs.

Instructional Technologists provide training and support resources for faculty interested in using technology in teaching and learning.  Support services include training and administration for the Desire to Learn (D2L) Learning Management System, classroom technologies, methodologies training and use of specific products.  You can learn more about these services by visiting the websites for the Center for Inclusive Teaching and Learning (CITL) and Academic Technical Services.

Visit our Unit Descriptions web page for a comprehensive listing of all IT units.

Things to Do on Your First Day

  • Activate Your Network Account
    You must activate your account before you can begin using UWSP network services. If you have not done this yet, visit http://www4.uwsp.edu/it/ulam/FDactivate.htm and follow the steps to activate your account. During the activation process your network logonID will be displayed. You will use the logonID and password you create from this process to access UWSP network services.
  • Employee Self Reporting System (ESRS)
    The Employee Self-Reporting System stores basic data about UWSP faculty and staff. This information is the official electronic campus record and is the data source for publications such as the Campus Phone Directory and UWSP Catalog. The ESRS lets you control the accuracy of your personal data. It is not be sold or given to non-University parities. Please take the time to update your information in the ESRS. To access this application, please visit http://mypoint.uwsp.edu and click on the Administrative tab. Locate the box titled "Personnel & Payroll" and click "Employee Self Reporting System (ESRS).
  • Email
    You have two email addresses, FirstName.LastName@uwsp.edu and logonID@uwsp.edu. Both addresses deliver mail into the same account. Your logonID is the first letter of your first name followed by the first 7 letters of your last name. For example, if your name is Jane Smith your email addresses would be Jane.Smith@uwsp.edu and jsmith@uwsp.edu. Our primary email client on campus is Microsoft Outlook 2016, but email can be accessed using a web browser by logging in at Outlook Web Access (OWA) https://email.uwsp.edu.
  • Office 365/Office 2016/MS OneDrive: Log into office.com using your campus email and login to see the latest that Microsoft Office has to offer. Employees are eligible to download a free copy of Office 2016 on their home PC for use. It remains free to the user during the time of their employment at UW – Stevens Point. More on MS Office can be found at Office 365/Office 2016.

Microsoft OneDrive is an online file storage system for your work files and is accessible through Office 365. It also allows you to collaborate on documents with other faculty and staff. One thing to be mindful of is that student data should not be uploaded to OneDrive.

  • Setup Voicemail ServicesInformation about how to setup your office voicemail can be found at the Voicemail Instructions page.
  • Log into myPoint. myPoint is a campus portal that gives you access to a number of administrative and academic management tools for the University. For faculty and staff who work directly with students you will see the Academics tab. This is our web based student information system (SIS). We are currently working to move to a new SIS, PeopleSoft Campus Solutions which will be fully deployed by Fall 2017.
  • Check your employee information in MyUW. MyUW is a faculty/staff/employee portal for human resources and payroll functions for the University of Wisconsin. Over the course of the next year it is being transitioned to MyUW – Stevens Point to replace myPoint. You will first be required to select your institution from the drop down and then login using your network credentials.
  • Need IT equipment or supplies – check first with your department chair or manager as to how to pay for these items. Any IT related items are required to be purchased through IT Purchasing. Any IT equipment purchased for you and provided to you during your employment is required to be returned should you leave your position at the University.
  • Review information security and technology policies. Student, health and human resources information are all protected by various laws and regulations. As a faculty/staff member at the University you are required to be familiar with these policies. Please review these policies and the FERPA policies at the Office of the Registrar.

Please feel free to contact us for additional information or assistance.

Contact Information

Service Desk
027 Albertson Hall (ALB)
715-346-HELP (4357) or 1-877-832-8977