Getting Connected

Account Access

View instructions about claiming your account and setting your password, and the policy that governs usage.

On Campus

Devices provided by ITS are already configured for use on the WPI network. To register personal devices, see our device specific instructions.

Off Campus

Resources are available to facilitate remote access.

Campus Systems


Your WPI Email can be accessed Online using your WPI ID and Password


Systems most commonly used by faculty and staff have icons across the top of the Utilities page. These include Workday and Canvas. Links to additional tools and systems are also categorized here.

WPI Portal

Another option to access several WPI systems and Office 365 applications is the WPI Portal. Your WPI username and password are required.

Software Resources

Productivity software is already installed on the devices WPI provides for employees. If additional software installation is needed, contact the Service Desk. Employees also have these options:

Terminal Server

The terminal server offers access to many software applications without the need to install them.

Access the terminal server by using your preferred remote desktop program to connect to:

Network Software

Select software titles are available on the WPI campus network for installation.

Online Store

For personally-owned devices, we enable employee access to an online web store to purchase many software titles at discounted prices.

Campus Communication

Desk Phone

Your campus telephone extension is managed by ITS.


Voice messaging is provided for campus telephone extensions. Please initialize your voicemail by setting a password and recording greetings.

WPI Alerts

Register for the emergency communication system. Please perform this seven days after start date to ensure the system recognizes your WPI information.


Service Desk

If you have any questions or need IT Support, stop by the Service Desk located in the George C. Gordon Library.

Contact Us

You may also contact the Service Desk at any time via phone or e-mail; and we will respond to any questions or comments you may have.

For more information on our locations, including additional IT support areas, hours, and requesting help please see our help page.